Wake Forest University
Assistant Professor, African American ReligionsWake Forest University Department of Religion invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in African-American Religions beginning Fall semester 2013. The area of specialization could include ethnography of religion, religion and race, religion and culture, or theological studies. Demonstrated competence in theoretical and comparative issues in the academic study of religion is expected. Teaching responsibilities (nine courses over two years) should include African American Religious Experience, and the development of upper-level courses in the area of specialization. Qualifications include completed or equivalent of Ph.D. and demonstrated skills in teaching to an undergraduate audience. Candidates must possess a strong commitment to teaching excellence and demonstrate promise for continuing research and publication.
Wake Forest University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. For complete details and to apply, go to http://wakejobs.silkroad.com or call (336) 758-4700. Applications must include a statement on teaching and research, CV, and a sampling of teaching evaluations. Candidates must also supply three letters of reference to be sent separately by their authors to firstname.lastname@example.org (.pdf documents preferred, Word documents accepted). All application materials are due by October 10, 2012. Only online applications will be accepted. Specific questions about the position may be addressed to the search committee at email@example.com.
Wake Forest University is an EEO/AA employer.