The Department of Religion at the University of Vermont (UVM) seeks a
candidate for a non-tenure track, full-time lecturer position with a
specialization in Native American and Indigenous religions, including the
Indigenous communities of North, Central, or South America; or Religion and
Black and African American communities. The position is for the Spring 2022
semester and Academic Year 2022-23. Candidates should have the capacity to
teach and engage students in the critical study of religion at the
introductory and intermediate level. Reflecting the interdisciplinary
interests and expertise of the current members of the department, the ideal
candidate would have additional expertise in one of the following areas:
health and medicine; gender and sexuality; the environment; religious
education; and/or social justice.
The position is a full-time position, with a four course per semester load. It
will include in-person instruction, but could also require hybrid or remote
assignments. Applicants should have Ph.D. in hand or advanced ABD status at
time of application, and evidence of excellence or promise in scholarship and
teaching, and ability to engage with diverse students with different
pedagogies. The position has the possibility for renewal.
The UVM Department of Religion is committed to interdisciplinary inquiry,
teaching and research excellence, and mentoring junior colleagues.
Applicants are asked to apply online at www. UVMJobs.com. Please submit a cover
letter, CV, contact information for three references, a statement of teaching
philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, including syllabi. Review
of applications will begin on October 22, 2021 and the position will remain
open until filled. Questions may be directed to Thomas Borchert, Chair of the
Department of Religion, at Thomas.Borchert@uvm.edu.
UVM is especially interested in scholars who can contribute to the College of
Arts and Sciences diversity plan, which was designed in part to ensure
faculty, students, and staff members from underrepresented and marginalized
populations are an integral part of the life and governance of the
institution. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter
information about how they will further this goal.
Establishing a diverse and inclusive culture is a priority at the University
of Vermont. In fact, UVM holds that diversity and academic excellence are
inseparable. Read UVM's Why Diversity Statement (PDF) and Our Common Ground
values. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other
category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages
applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and
excellence of the institution.
Burlington, Vermont is located in the beautiful Lake Champlain region,
surrounded by the Green and Adirondack Mountains. It is a great place for
families, with excellent public schools and year-round recreational
opportunities. It is home to the University of Vermont and three independent
colleges that provide an academically stimulating and culturally rich
environment. Montreal, Canada and Boston are within easy driving distances.
Job Open Date 09/14/2021
Job Close Date
Posting Number F1951PO
Advertising/Posting Title Full-time NTT Lecturer in Religious Studies:
Native American and Indigenous Studies; or African American Communities
Position Number 011694
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term (months) 9
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