Job Postings

November 7th:  Hebrew Scripture, New Testament Studies, Early Church History (Apostolic Era to 1200), Systematic/Constructive Theology (two positions available)

The Religious Studies program at Oklahoma State University invites applications for two faculty positions at the level of Teaching Assistant Professor (career-track renewable contract) beginning August 2019.  Ph.D. in Religious Studies or related discipline at time of employment and some teaching experience required.  Areas of specialization must include at least one of the following:  Hebrew Scripture, New Testament Studies, Early Church History (Apostolic Era to 1200), Systematic/Constructive Theology.  Must be able to teach undergraduate lectures and seminars in at least three of the following: Hebrew Scripture, New Testament Studies, Jesus in Historical Context, Paul and the Early Church, Classic Christian Writings.  4/3 load.   This is a teaching-oriented position with some service/committee work expected and research encouraged.  Benefits and competitive salary.  Career-track includes path to promotion to Teaching Associate Professor (w/o tenure).  Submit cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, teaching statement, teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation via Interfolio. Writing sample optional. To receive full consideration, complete applications should be received by November 7. Candidates might be requested to supply additional materials. The filling of this position is contingent upon availability of funding. Please contact Lawrence Pasternack with questions at l.pasternack@okstate.edu

Qualifications

Ph.D. in Religious Studies or related discipline at time of employment and some teaching experience required.  Areas of specialization must include at least one of the following:  Hebrew Scripture, New Testament Studies, Early Church History (Apostolic Era to 1200), Systematic/Constructive Theology.  Must be able to teach undergraduate lectures and seminars in at least three of the following: Hebrew Scripture, New Testament Studies, Jesus in Historical Context, Paul and the Early Church, Classic Christian Writings.

Application Instructions

Submit cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, teaching statement, teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation via Interfolio. Writing sample optional. To receive full consideration, complete applications should be received by November 7. Candidates might be requested to supply additional materials.  Apply here.

 

October 16th: Global Christianity in the Premodern World, University of Pennsylvania

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in the field of Global Christianity in the Premodern World focused on any period between the onset of Islam through the Christianization of the New World. We are especially interested in applicants whose work pursues connections across the Indian or Atlantic Oceans into continents beyond Europe or examines Christianity within a multi-religious environment like the Iberian Peninsula, but the position is open to applications from any sub-field and time period within the parameters described above.

The successful candidate for this new faculty position should have a compelling and original research agenda and a commitment to pursue it within the interdisciplinary framework offered by the Department of Religious Studies, the School of Arts and Sciences, and the wider University. In addition, we are seeking an excellent and enthusiastic teacher to participate in the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs. PhD is expected at the time of appointment.

Interested candidates should apply here and submit a letter of application, CV, statement of research, writing sample, and the names of three individuals who will be contacted by the University with instructions for submitting letters of recommendation. The Department will begin reviewing applications on October 16th, 2018. Applications will continue to be considered until the position is filled.

The Department of Religious Studies is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected veterans are encouraged to apply.