Lecturer I

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Lecturer I
Department Name 12219-Religious Studies
Position Number 0080538
Position Details

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of Pittsburgh seeks to appoint a lecturer in the philosophy of religion, with area competencies in religion and medicine, biomedical ethics, cognitive neuroscience, and/or religion and the body. The position is outside the tenure stream and would start September 1, 2018, pending budgetary approval. The initial contract is for three years and is renewal. The Dietrich School has a career development path for non-tenure-stream faculty with the possibility of promotions within the rank of lecturer. Teaching would include surveys on the Philosophy of Religion and Religion and Rationality and upper-level courses in the successful candidate’s areas of specialization. We welcome candidates whose teaching and research interests contribute to thematic clusters in the department and have the potential to enter into conversation with colleagues in allied departments, programs, and centers at the University. Candidates whose work is interdisciplinary and/or transregional are also encouraged to apply. PhD is expected at time of appointment.

Application Process

To apply, please submit a letter of application describing current and future teaching and research directions, including a statement on your contributions to diversity; C.V.; representative scholarly writing sample; 2 sample syllabi; evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student evaluations); and contact information for three references online to https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MjE0. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio’s Online Application Delivery. In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 11/06/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 01/06/2018
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