12-Month Lecturer in Early Formative Christianity

The Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies at the University of British Columbia seeks applications for a part-time (75%) 12-Month Lecturer in the 2015/16 academic year. The position will cover courses in Early Formative Christianity. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in Religious Studies or a related field. The successful candidate will possess a strong commitment to teaching a broad range of courses within the field of specialization appropriate to this position and will provide evidence of excellence and effectiveness across all levels of undergraduate teaching. Expertise in any other specialty courses offered by the Department will be considered an asset. The position entails teaching 18 credits (equivalent of six 3-credit courses) and participating in student advising, departmental service, events and initiatives. This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Reappointment will be subject to performance and availability of funds.

The course assignment for this position in Early Formative Christianity may include: RELG 210, 302, 316, 317, 414, and 415. For information about the Department and course offerings, visit: http://www.cnrs.ubc.ca/.  The anticipated start date for the position will be July 01, 2015.

Please send applications, including a letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae, a statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching ability and effectiveness, and the names and contact information of three referees to:

Dr. Dietmar Neufeld
Head, Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies
University of British Columbia
1866 Main Mall, Buchanan C227
Vancouver, British Colombia V6T 1Z1

These materials may be sent electronically to marisa.scorda@ubc.ca, with subject line: “Early Christianity“.

Applications must be received by March 16, 2015.

The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will, however, be given priority.