Visiting Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies

The department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Allegheny College invites applications for a one-year, visiting professor position in Islamic Thought and Culture with the ability to teach in some other area of the religions of Asia beginning August 2017. Disciplinary approach and geographic specialization are open, but the successful candidate must have broad intellectual and teaching interests in the study of religion, familiarity with the discipline of Religious Studies, and the ability to make their subject accessible to a broad audience of non-specialists. All faculty are expected to participate in delivering college-wide first-year/sophomore seminars.Teaching assignment is the standard faculty load of 6 courses (3/semester). Allegheny College is a highly selective private liberal arts college in NW Pennsylvania with an increasingly diverse student body and a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars. Completion of PhD by September 2017 is expected. Please submit letter of application, c.v., a sample of scholarly work or a recent publication, and evidence of teaching effectiveness by email to Eric Boynton, Chair, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at religiousstudiesjobs@allegheny.edu. Letters of recommendation will be requested of short-listed candidates. Review of applications will begin immediately and application deadline is March 3, 2017. Interviews to be conducted via skype. Applicant must be authorized to work in the United States to be considered.   Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

Posted: January 24, 2017