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Job Posting Title:
Assistant Professor - Religion and Politics or Religion and the Environment
LSUAM HSS - School of Philosophy and Religious Studies (Michael Pasquier
0115 Charles E. Coates Hall
The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies invites applications for a
tenure-track position that begins in Fall 2022 at the rank of assistant
professor in the field of “ Religion and Politics ” or “ Religion and
the Environment.” Area of specialization, religious tradition, theoretical
and methodological approach, historical period, cultural framework, and
geographical locus are open. The successful candidate will have an active
record of research and publication, a dedication to undergraduate teaching and
mentorship, a commitment to service for the department, college, and
university, and a willingness to contribute to a vibrant and collaborative
culture. Moreover, the successful candidate will teach two courses per
semester (four courses per year)—one general education course entitled
“Religions of the World” and one upper-level course in the candidate's area of
expertise that will complement other units in the College of Humanities and
A Ph.D or equivalent degree with a relevant specialization is required for
appointment to assistant professor. An offer of employment is contingent on a
satisfactory pre-employment background check. Review of applications will
begin November 19, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
LSU is committed to providing equal opportunity for all qualified persons in
admission to, participation in, or employment in the programs and activities
which the University operates without regard to race, creed, color, marital
status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, sex,
national origin, age, mental or physical disability, or veteran's status. LSU
is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.
Preliminary interviews will take place via Zoom.
Further information about the department can be found at
https: // www. lsu.edu/hss/religious-studies/index.php. Queries about the
position may be directed to Bradley K. Storin at email@example.com.
Additional Job Description:
Applications must be submitted online and should include:
- a cover letter,
- curriculum vitae,
- one writing sample,
- evidence of teaching effectiveness,
- transcripts of graduate work, and
- a list of names and contact information for three to five scholars who are
willing to supply letters of recommendation.
In the cover letter, please attend to your programmatic fit and any potential
contributions you might make to diversity, equity, and inclusion through
teaching, research, professional activities, and/or service.
A copy of your transcripts(s) may be attached to your application (if
available). However, official transcripts are required prior to hire.
Please attach all documents under the “Resume/CV” section of your application.
October 8, 2021
Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):
Additional Position Information:
Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory
pre-employment background check.
Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and
their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance;
flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid
holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions;
training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!
Essential Position (Y/N):
LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
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experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare
all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We
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inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons
with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how
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