Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Faculty Job

Augustana College, Rock Island, IL

Conrad J. Bergendoff visiting Fellow; Hebrew Bible, Judaism, Christian traditions

Religion -Augustana College invites applications for the Conrad J. Bergendoff visiting Fellow in Religion for the 2013-2014 academic year. Desired areas of expertise: Hebrew Bible, Judaism, and Christian traditions. Teaching expectations: seven classes spread over three terms, at least five of which must be in Christian traditions (chosen from among RELG 201: American Christianities, RELG 203: Christian Ethics, RELG 205: Christian Origins, RELG 207, Christian Scriptures, and RELG 209: Christian Theology or a newly-created course such as Judaism and Christianity) as part of the sophomore-level Christian traditions offerings. Preference will be given to candidates who have recently completed a Ph.D. or Th.D. program. The Bergendoff Fellow will be expected to participate in programs designed to help new faculty develop their pedagogical skills. She or he will also be expected to make at least one on-campus presentation of scholarly work. Term of appointment: one year with the possibility of renewable for a second year, contingent on staffing needs, demonstrated excellence in the classroom and funding. Health insurance, professional meeting allowance and other benefits provided. Bergendoff Fellows who secure tenure-track appointments at another college or university may request release from contract.
Details about Augustana, our expectation of the faculty, the selection process and the Quad Cities all are available at the Faculty Search website:
Send a letter of application, curriculum vita, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to search #121-13 RE/Berg Fellow Search Committee, C/O Margaret Farrar, Associate Dean, Augustana College, 639-38th Street, Rock Island, Illinois 61201 or by email submission to: Questions may be directed to the department chair, Dan Lee at . Review of applications will begin April 5, 2013.

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