||The Department of Philosophy and Religion at Illinois College seeks applicants for a full-time, visiting Assistant Professor of Religion for academic year 2014-2015, with the possibility of renewal for academic year 2015-2016.
The area of specialization and the area of competence are open, but preference will be given to someone able to teach several existing courses in the department, including Abrahamic Faiths and Religion and Film. As part of the College’s General Education Program (IC BLUEprint), these courses have specific designations such as writing or speaking extensive experiences. For information about departmental courses and the IC BLUEprint, see http://www.ic.edu/academics.
Qualified candidates will hold a Ph.D., or ABD, in a field in religion or biblical studies. Undergraduate teaching experience is preferred but not required.
Illinois College is a liberal arts college dedicated to student opportunities for excellence and success. We emphasize experiential learning, service, leadership, and helping students move towards professional careers. The College, founded in 1829, is located in Jacksonville, Illinois, a historic town 35 miles from Springfield.
Interested candidates submit a letter of application, CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three reference letters to the Office of Academic Affairs, Professor John Laumakis, Chair in the Department of Religion and Philosophy, Illinois College, 1101 West College Avenue, Jacksonville, IL 62650, or to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications begins October 1 and continues until the position is filled. Illinois College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women.