Position Announcement: Professorial Lecturer
Department of Philosophy and Religion
The Department of Philosophy and Religion in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, academic year appointment in Asian Religious Traditions at the rank of Professorial Lecturer beginning August 24, 2020. Teaching duties include introductory courses in religious studies. We particularly welcome candidates with expertise in East Asian religion as it relates to philosophy, as well as religious ethics. In addition to scholarship and teaching, responsibilities will include participation in department, school and university activities.
Applicants should hold a PhD; however, highly qualified applicants with a master’s degree related to field will be considered. Salary and benefits are competitive for a full-time term appointment. The teaching load for the year is three courses per semester (fall and spring). Funding for research and/or travel to participate in academic conferences is available. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/76134. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. Please contact Christina Palmer, Senior Administrative Assistant at [email protected] if you have any questions.
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The Department of Philosophy and Religion offers undergraduate degree programs in Philosophy and Religious Studies and graduate degree programs in Philosophy, including the M.A. Philosophy (including Philosophy and Social Policy) and a joint MA in Ethics, Peace and Human Rights. Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences at http://www.american.edu/cas/ and about the department at http://www.american.edu/cas/philrel/.
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