Visiting Full-Time Faculty Appointment in Race and Religion
Description The Department of Religious Studies at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting full-time position in Race and Religion for the academic year 2021/2022 to begin in August 2021. Teaching responsibilities include introductory and intermediate/advanced level courses in race and religion and related fields; the ability to offer a course in global perspectives is a plus. The Department welcomes applicants using contemporary methodological frameworks such as critical race theory, intersectional and decolonial approaches, and religious history.
Visiting full-time faculty teach 3 courses each in the fall and spring semesters and are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College's published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits.
Qualifications Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field.
Application Instructions Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interests, graduate transcripts (Ph.D. preferred), and three confidential letters of recommendation.
In your cover letter, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or service might support the Colleges mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://www.holycross.edu/mission) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity. To learn more about faculty life at the College, applicants are encouraged to visit http://holycross.edu/join.
The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit all application materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/84810.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. For full consideration, please submit all materials by March 30, 2021.
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (http://www.heccma.org) and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://new-england.hercjobs.org/)
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ABOUT COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS: Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,000 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition. Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.