Assistant Professor in Global Christianity/iesThe Colorado College Religion Department invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level in Global Christianity/ies beginning in the fall of 2013. We seek a promising scholar of religion trained in anthropological or sociological methodologies, with broad knowledge of Christian traditions and specialization in one or more of the following geographic areas: Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States. Candidates should be familiar with theoretical issues in the study of religion, and training in race and ethnic studies, gender studies, and/or post-colonial studies is desirable. Ph.D. by the time of appointment and commitment to undergraduate teaching required. The successful candidate will teach an introduction to Christianity and specialized courses in his or her fields, and will supervise senior theses. Please note that this position is not in New Testament, Early Christianity or Missiology. The Religion Department is committed to increasing the diversity of the College community; candidates who can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their particular strengths or experiences.
Letters of application should explain teaching experience and research interests in detail. Complete dossier must include letter of application, CV, three confidential letters of recommendation, sample syllabi, and graduate transcripts. Applications will be accepted only electronically; deadline is October 15, 2012. Preliminary interviews will be held at the AAR/SBL Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, November 17-20, 2012. Questions only may be addressed to Tracy Coleman, Chair, TColeman@coloradocollege.edu.
To begin the electronic application process, please click the following HR link: http://employment.coloradocollege.edu/postings/827.
Colorado College is a private liberal arts institution with a history of innovative and interdisciplinary teaching. The College welcomes members of all groups and reaffirms its commitment not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, or disability in its educational programs, activities, and employment practices.