The Department of Religious Studies at The University of the South seeks applications for a one year visiting position in Islamic Studies, beginning in August of 2019. Area of focus, historical periods, geographical concentration, and methodological specialization are all open. The successful candidates will teach introductory courses and upper division courses in their areas of expertise. The teaching load is three courses per semester.
We prefer candidates to have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will show evidence of teaching excellence (via student evaluations, course syllabi, teaching philosophy, teaching portfolio, etc.) and commitment to scholarly research and publication. We seek applications from all qualified candidates, especially those from traditionally underrepresented populations. We also seek applicants who are committed to teaching a growing and increasingly diverse student body in a highly selective, liberal arts college.
Applicants will please submit all materials, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence, graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted), and at least three letters of recommendation through the application portal at: https://jobs.sewanee.edu/postings/3231.
The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening.