THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE AT CHATTANOOGA
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION
Position Announcement: Assistant Professor of Religion
The Department of Philosophy and Religion of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga invites applications for an assistant professor of religion specializing in Hinduism with competency in other South Asian traditions (Islam and/or Buddhism preferred). The candidate should also demonstrate teaching experience in the area of specialization and in world religions. Knowledge of relevant research languages, especially Hindi and Sanskrit, is desirable. This is a tenure-track appointment beginning August 1, 2014. Candidates must hold the doctorate in religion by the time of appointment. Please submit a letter of application outlining teaching experience and research interests, transcript, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. All materials, except the transcript, must be submitted electronically to FacultyVitae16@utc.edu, not to the department, by December 15, 2013. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/title VI & IX Section 504/ ADA/ ADEA institution. Women and members of underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is a metropolitan university of 12,000 students offering baccalaureate degrees in 44 fields, masters in 22, and doctorates in three. Founded as a private university in 1886, it became a primary campus of the University of Tennessee in 1969. Its 100-acre campus is located near downtown Chattanooga, in the center of a very scenic metropolitan area of more than 450,000. Chattanooga has been featured in US News and World Report and Parade as one of Americas most livable cities and has gained international attention for its downtown and riverfront development, public and private partnerships, and excellent quality of life.