Assistant Professorship of East Asian Religions in the Department of Religious
Lewis & Clark College
Lewis & Clark College, a private liberal arts college with 2,000 undergraduates, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant professorship of Asian Religions in the Department of Religious Studies beginning fall 2013. Preferred teaching field is East Asian religions, especially Buddhism; capacity to address both historical and contemporary contexts/religious developments is preferred. Competence in South/Southeast Asian religions and in religious studies theory desired. A Ph.D. in religious studies is required at the time of appointment as a tenure-track member of the faculty. Potential for excellent teaching and research at an undergraduate institution is essential. Usual load is five courses per academic year and may include regular participation in the College’s general education program. The College is committed to preparing students for leadership in an increasingly interdependent world, and affirms the educational benefits of diversity. (See http://www.lclark.edu/dept/about/diversity.html) A complete application must include (1) a letter of application which includes a statement of teaching philosophy, how the applicant’s teaching at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, teaching experience, and research interests; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness; (4) sample of scholarship; (5) graduate transcripts, and (6) three letters of recommendation (uploaded separately by the referees). All materials should be addressed to Chair, East Asian Religions Search Committee, and must be submitted via Interfolio http://www.interfolio.com/apply/15723. Click “Apply” to create your free account. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Lewis & Clark College, located in Portland, OR, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College will conduct background checks on the finalists for the position.