Assistant Professor of Religious Studies/Severance Chair in the History of Religion, Case Western Reserve University

Deadline: To ensure full consideration, please submit all application materials by Monday, December 5, 2022. 

The Department of Religious Studies at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor with a focus on Asian religions, beginning July 2023. The successful candidate will also hold the Severance Professorship in the History of Religion. The standard teaching load is two courses per semester. Duties include teaching undergraduate courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise, teaching introductory and advanced courses on theory and method in religious studies, as well as contributing to the curriculum and service needs of the Department of Religious Studies and the College of Arts and Sciences.

Ample research support and opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary research exist in the department and the university, and participation in these endeavors is encouraged, including collaborating with faculty, departments, and programs in related disciplines within the College of Arts and Sciences, e.g., Art History, Asian Studies, Chinese Studies, Ethnic Studies, History, International Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies. The successful candidate will be encouraged to participate in the many interdisciplinary opportunities within the College of Arts and Sciences, including the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities.

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