Tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning in January 2023.

AOS American religious history, broadly construed.

The successful candidate must be willing/prepared to teach at least one semester of an American History Survey and/or an introduction to the study of world religions. AOC: religion in Southern Appalachia, or an interest in developing a teaching and research program in this region. Ph.D. in either religious studies or history, must be completed by the time of appointment. We seek a colleague who has the ability to engage in conversations across the disciplines of history, religious studies, Black American studies, and Appalachian Studies.

Position is shared between departments of history, Appalachian Studies, and philosophy (administrative home of the religious studies program) all of whom participate in an interdisciplinary religious studies program: 3/3 teaching load, expectations of research, usual service duties. Evidence of strong research and teaching potential are required.

Applications must be submitted online. Submit a letter of application, CV (including a list of graduate level courses), three references, and evidence of teaching excellence to https://jobs.etsu.edu/postings/22393. A brief writing sample must be submitted to greenj@etsu.edu.

ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer.


Application deadline: September 30, 2022

Date posted: July 17, 2022