Open Faculty Positions

One-year visiting position in Religious Studies, specialty in Islam

Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in the Department of Religious Studies beginning Fall Semester 2019.  The rank will be Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor, depending on qualifications.  Applicants should possess or be close to completing a doctorate in Religious Studies.  We are interested in candidates who can teach in addition to a general introduction to Islam, topical courses on aspects of Islamic religious traditions and culture.

Teaching load is 3/2 and may include participation in the College's general education curriculum, “Connections”.

Applicants must submit the following items via Interfolio : a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript(s), teaching and research statements, and teaching evaluations. Applicants must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted directly to Interfolio by their recommenders. For full consideration, applications should be received by February 1, 2019.

Pursuant to cultivating an inclusive college community, the search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant.  We will consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds.  We will also consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic success.

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