Religious Studies - Visiting Assistant Professor in South Asian Religions

St. Lawrence University in New York

Deadline February 10, 2014
Date Posted January 9, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

St. Lawrence University invites applications for a one-year visiting position at the assistant professor level in the study of South Asian Religions.  The successful candidate will teach the course, Religious Life of India, design and teach a 100-level thematic course that introduces students to the academic study of religion, and teach an upper-level course in his or her area of expertise.  Normal teaching load is three courses per semester.  Preference will be given to candidates who are conversant with academic method and theory in the study of religion.  A Ph.D. is preferred but ABDs near completion may be considered.  Position begins August 2014.

The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff and students and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status.  Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, C.V., and two sample syllabi and arrange to have three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses teaching, sent to: Kathleen M. Self, South Asian Religions Search Committee, Department of Religious Studies, St. Lawrence University, 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY 13617.  Applications should be postmarked by February 10, 2014.

For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit SLUs homepage at  St. Lawrence University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.