Whittier College invites applications from interested and qualified candidates for a part-time adjunct position to teach two courses in the Department of Religious Studies: REL 202 Religions of Asia (meets MW 12:00-13:20) and REL 330 Buddha and Buddhism (meets (MW 15:00-16:20). The appointment will be for one semester, Fall 2019. Religions of Asia is a survey course introducing students to various religious traditions of Asia. Buddha and Buddhism is an upper level course focusing on the ideals, practices, and traditions of Buddhism. The specific foci of each course can be adjusted per conversation with the Department Chair. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level as well as experience with both lecture and discussion intensive courses are highly desirable. A successful candidate may teach one or both of the courses.
Salary Range: $1,550 per credit
Applicants for the position should have a minimum of a Master's degree in Religious Studies or relevant field, but ABD or the Ph.D. are preferred. We will be considering applicants from all specialties within Asian religious traditions. Please send 1) a one page max letter of interest, 2) a curriculum vitae including the names and contact information for three referees, 3) a summary of recent teaching evaluations, if available, and 4) a syllabus for an undergraduate course you have taught or plan to teach. Please compile your application into one PDF document and send it electronically to Jason A. Carbine, C. Milo Connick Chair of Religious Studies, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.
Whittier College is a residential four-year liberal arts institution that prepares students from diverse backgrounds to excel in a complex global society. Through challenging, interactive courses, taught by accomplished professors, students learn to make connections across disciplines, understand cultural perspectives, and integrate learning with practical application. Inspired by a Quaker heritage, the Whittier education equips students to be active citizens and effective communicators who embrace diversity and act with integrity.