Our good friends at BYU’s Department of Church History and Doctrine are looking for another recruit. Find full information and the application here. Relevant details are below.
Position Title: Faculty Church History & Doctrine
Beginning Date: July 2014
Qualifications: PhD or equivalent degree from an accredited institution of higher learning, preferably in history, religious studies, or other related field; be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and observe standards of conduct consistent with qualifying for temple privileges; Show evidence of training and skill in research and scholarly writing, preferably with a record of peer-reviewed publications in high quality academic venues; Show evidence of ability to teach Doctrine and Covenants and LDS history (CES courses); Previous university level teaching experience.
Duties/Responsibilities: Teach assigned classes in Church History & Doctrine (8-10 credit hours per semester, 4 credit hours per spring or summer term); classroom instructions must be both intellectually rigorous and spiritually strengthening and consistent with acceptable academic standards; mentor students; serve on university, college, and/or department committees or other assignments in professional or academic associations; be a contributing and collegial team-player; continually engaged in scholarly research and writing, as evidenced by regular publishing in high quality top-tier venues.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please complete an online faculty application and submit a CV, a cover letter, at least two scholarly writing samples, a statement of your research philosophy and a statement of your teaching philosophy.
Deadline: October 25