Academic/Faculty, Online/Distance, Other - Academic/Faculty, Theological Studies
A regional university historically related to the Brethren Church, Ashland University (www.ashland.edu), invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in World Religions and Global Christianity.
The successful candidate will demonstrate abilities in effective classroom and on-line teaching and course development. Teaching load is eight (8) courses per year, including sections of the general education World Religions course, intermediate courses in Eastern and Western religious traditions, Global Christianity, and an upper-level course in the area of expertise. One (1) course a semester will be taught online in Ashland University's extensive Correctional Education program. The position includes oversight of the department's virtual courses for Correctional Education; administrative duties come with a two (2) course reassignment. This position supports the pre-seminary program and the Christian values of the university.
PhD is required.
Demonstrated abilities in effective classroom and on-line teaching and course development required. Academic administrative experience is desired.
Broad background in the liberal arts.
Appreciation for cultural diversity.
Commitment to undergraduate education for both traditional and non-traditional students.
Active research agenda and a willingness to engage in service to the university.
Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three (3) letters of recommendation, and transcripts of graduate work to Dr. David Aune, Chair, Department of Religion, Ashland University, 10 Rinehart Center for Religious Studies. 401 College Ave., Ashland, OH 44805, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for applications to be considered for interviews at the AAR annual meeting is November 9, 2020.
Hiring for this position is contingent on the availability of funding and/or available budget dollars.
Ashland University meets fully its obligation of nondiscrimination under federal and state laws and is actively committed to diversity in its workplace. Employment will require a criminal background check.
About Ashland University
Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2017, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University places great emphasis on the importance of each individual. The phrase “Accent on the Individual” has been our motto for many years and, hopefully, characterizes well the nature and content of the campus environment. It means that our concern for the student extends beyond ensuring a quality education in the classroom and laboratory to include a commitment to provide a stimulating and supportive environment in every respect.Translating the ideas of our Mission Statement into the realities of everyday life is the responsibility of each Ashland University employee. These ideas must be evidenced daily in the classroom, residence halls, each teaching site, on the playing fields and in our interaction with others. It should be the goal of each Ashland University employee to ensure that our Mission Statement is not merely words on paper but a true reflection of who and what we actually are and intend to be in the future.