Sunday, 5 October 2008

NT/Early Christianity Position: Ursinus College

The announcement for NT/Early Christianity Position at Ursinus College is reporduced below.

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, New Testament / Early Christianity

Ursinus College invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in religious studies to begin in fall 2009. Area of specialization: New Testament studies, Early Christian studies. Desirable subspecialties: feminist and postcolonial theory, religions of the Mediterranean/Greco-Roman world, Hebrew Bible, and/or Second Temple/Rabbinic Judaism.

A Ph.D. in religious studies or equivalent is required by the start of employment. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses in religious studies, courses in the candidate's area of expertise, and an interdisciplinary liberal studies seminar for first-year students. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting and should be comfortable teaching teaching a wide range of subject material. He or she will also mentor student research, carry out a continuing program of scholarly activity, and help develop the College's religious studies and relevant interdisciplinary programs.

Send letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, documentation of teaching, and three letters of recommendation (at least one of which should address teaching) to

Nathan Rein,
Dept. of Philosophy and Religious Studies,
Ursinus College,
P.O. Box 1000,
Collegeville, PA 19426.

Applications should be received by Nov. 10, 2008 to ensure full consideration; the search committee plans to hold preliminary interviews at the Society for Biblical Literature meeting in Boston.

For more information, please contact Prof. Rein at nrein at ursinus dot edu (no email applications, please) or 610-409-3000×2571.

Ursinus College, established in 1869, is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college of 1600 students located 25 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia. Ursinus College is an EEO/AA employer. In keeping with the College’s historic commitment to equality, men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.

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