Religious Studies- Visiting Assistant Professor of Instruction

  • University of South Florida
  • Tampa, FL
  • May 05, 2022
Full time Religious Studies & Theology

Job Description

Job ID30570
LocationTampa, FL
Full/Part TimeFull-Time

Posting Details

Department: Religious Studies / 0-1259-000

College/Division: College of Arts and Sciences

Salary Plan: Faculty

Hiring Salary/Salary Range: Negotiable


The Department of Religious Studies at the University of South Florida seeks to fill a 9-month, full time Visiting Assistant Professor of Instruction position, teaching Religion and Health on our main (Tampa) campus starting August 7, 2022. This position is for the 2022-23 academic year with the possible extension for a second and/or third year. Salary is negotiable. Position is open until filled. Initial review of applications will begin May 12, 2022.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in Religious Studies, or related field of specialization; a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching general and specialized courses. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor of Instruction.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include expertise in religion and healthcare professions (including professional ethics) in the USA and globally; demonstrated potential to develop curriculum in religion and health; experience in community engagement and working with public sector organizations; evidence of success in research and publication.

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Information for Applicants

This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.

Job Opening Number: 30570

Posting Date: 04/28/2022

Posting End Date: Open until filled

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