Arizona State University
Assistant Professor of Global ChristianityAssistant Professor in Global Christianity (JOB#10226)
The School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies at Arizona State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position in the history and/or the anthropology of global Christianity, to begin August 2013.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses per semester which may include large survey courses well as theoretical and thematic courses in the study of religion at the undergraduate, master's, and doctoral levels. The successful candidate will also be expected to supervise theses, conduct publishable research, and engage in service to the unit, university, profession and community. The Religious Studies department through the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. For more information, visit http://shprs.clas.asu.edu.
Required qualifications include: 1) Ph.D. in Religious Studies or related field at the time of hire, 2) a research agenda that explores the global expansion of Christianity as well as the ways in which Christian movements have developed historically in different regions of the world; and 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness, publication, research agenda, and professional activity appropriate to rank. Desired qualifications include: 1) evidence of an interdisciplinary approach to the study of religion; 2) familiarity with religious studies theory and methodologies; 3) knowledge of Christianity in multiple sites; and 4) knowledge of the global diffusion of Christianity and its intersections with broader sociological, political, and/or economic currents.
To apply, submit electronically to http://academicjobsonline.org: 1) a letter of application, 2) a curriculum vita, 3) transcript, 4) three letters of recommendation, 4) teaching evaluations, and 5) writing sample(s). Applicant's last name should appear in each uploaded file name. Cover letter can be addressed to Search Committee Chair, Religious Studies Faculty.
Application deadline is December 1, 2012; if not filled, biweekly thereafter until search is closed.
Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. ASU's complete nondiscrimination statement can be found at: https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/. Background check is required for employment.