Trinity College Dublin
Assistant Professor in Religious StudiesPost Title: Assistant Professor in Religious Studies
Post Status: 5 year contract
Department/Faculty: Department of Religions and Theology, School of Religions, Theology and Ecumenics, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Salary: This appointment will be made on the Department of Education and Skills Lecturer Scale in line with current Government pay policy
Closing Date: 12 Noon on Thursday 30th August 2012
Applications are invited for a five year appointment based in the Department of Religions and Theology, within the School of Religions, Theology and Ecumenics. Candidates should have a PhD in the following areas: classical authors in the study of religion, current debates on religion and modernity, individualisation of religious traditions, religious freedom as a human right, the origin of the world religions in the axial age, and/or the influence of monotheism on the cultural development of Europe and the West.
The appointee will teach undergraduate courses from year 1-4 on methodology of and classical authors in the study of religion, on religion in secular society, and collaborate in postgraduate courses within the School. A demonstrable track record in, and current plan for, research activity is required at the intersection of religious studies, philosophy, sociology and theology. The person appointed will also be expected to contribute to administrative duties in the Department.
For further details on this post candidates should visit http://jobs.tcd.ie.