The Department of Religion and Culture at Virginia Tech invites applications for a one-year position in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. Appointment to this position will begin in August 2010 and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. The primary field for this position is Race and Religion; preference will be given to applicants who can also teach in one of the following additional areas: comparative religious ethics, religion in America, Asian studies, and/or historical humanities in terms of survey courses. Knowledge of post-colonial studies is preferred. Ph.D. or ABD status required. The teaching load at the visiting level is three courses per semester.
Publications, evidence of teaching excellence, and experience in interdisciplinary teaching are preferred. Letter of application, c.v., and three letters of recommendation should be submitted to Karen Moore, Office Manager, Department of Religion and Culture (0227), 114 Lane Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. All applicants must also complete the online application form at www.jobs.vt.edu (posting #0100185). Screening begins Saturday, May 1. Application materials received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience. We strongly value diversity in the university community, and seek to assure equality in education and employment. Virginia Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.