Faculty Position (exempt)
Position TitleASSISTANT PROFESSOR, RELIGION
DepartmentReligion - College of Arts and Sciences
Basic FunctionCalifornia Lutheran University’s Department of Religion invites applications for a tenure track position (assistant professor) to begin August, 2014. Candidates should have a completed Ph.D. by that date, training in social-scientific methodologies, and a focus in Global Christianity or Global Islam. In addition, the successful candidate will incorporate innovative pedagogies, demonstrate excellence in teaching, seek collegial opportunities for interdisciplinary work, and be committed to the study of religion in a Liberal Arts institution at an ELCA related University. The typical teaching load is 6 courses per year (3 per semester), including 3 courses in an area of expertise and 3 courses of CLU’s general education Religion requirement, “Introduction to Christianity.”
EnvironmentCLU is an accredited, private, comprehensive university located midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Additional information may be found at www.callutheran.edu. California Lutheran University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of CLU to apply. All offers will be contingent upon the completion of a successful background check.
Application ProcedureApplications should include a letter of application, CV, a one page statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, and a faculty employment application (found at http://www.callutheran.edu/hr/documents/FacultyAppSept12.pdf ). Submissions should be sent electronically to Julia L. Fogg, Ph.D., Chair of the Religion Department, c/o Randy Toland at Toland@callutheran.edu . Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013. Applications received by this date will be assured of full consideration.
California Lutheran University is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.