One Year Non-Renewable Position at Queen's University

Submitted by James Miller on Sat, 04/04/2009 - 10:35
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The Department of Religious Studies at Queen’s University invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will play a key role in the department's program in religion and modernity at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

We seek an outstanding and enthusiastic scholar who has demonstrated excellence in both teaching and research. Applicants must possess expertise in theoretical issues related to religion and modernity. The successful candidate will carry a full load of courses related to topics such as “Contemporary Problems in Religion and Culture” and “Theory and Method in Religious Studies.” There will be some room to offer a course in the candidate’s area of specialization. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in the supervision of graduate research essays during the months of May to July.

This position will run from Aug. 1, 2009 to July 31, 2010. Applicants must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. (or equivalent) by the date of appointment.

The successful candidate will be an employee of Queen’s Theological College, which manages the department of Religious Studies on behalf of Queen’s University.

Applications, including curriculum vitae, three letters of reference (sent separately by the referees), a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and an example of scholarly writing should be sent to: Dr. William Morrow, Head, Department of Religious Studies, Queen’s University, Kingston ON, K7L 3N6.

The search committee will begin reviewing applications after May 4, 2009 and continue until the position is filled.

Applications are invited from all qualified individuals; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Queen's is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.
This position is pending budgetary approval.