Tenure-Track Position in Asian Religions (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga)

My department at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is currently hiring for a tenure-track position in Asian Religions.  I’ve posted the basic information below.  For more information, including directions for how to apply, please see the job ad.  Please feel free to share this information widely, especially with anyone you feel may be a qualified candidate.  The deadline for full consideration is March 1.

Assistant Professor, Religious Studies


The Department of Philosophy and Religion of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as assistant professor of religion specializing in Asian Religions; teaching competency in Islam is also desired.

This is a tenure-track appointment beginning August 1, 2018.


The candidate should demonstrate teaching experience in the area of specialization and in world religions.  Knowledge of relevant research languages is expected. Candidates should hold a doctorate in religious studies (or related field) by the time of appointment. Individuals who are “all but dissertation” (ABD) will be considered for faculty positions at UTC; however, the degree must be awarded within twelve months of the first semester of employment.

Please submit:

  • a letter of application outlining teaching experience and research interests,
  • an unofficial graduate school transcript,
  • curriculum vitae,
  • a list of names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses for three (3) references forconfidential letters of recommendation to be requested

For full consideration, all materials except transcript must be submitted electronically by March 1, 2018.  Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply, please see the job ad.

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