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Instructor - Philosophy & Religion

Austin Peay State University
Job Location:
Clarksville, 37044
Adjunct Position?

Position Summary

Austin Peay State University seeks to hire a temporary Instructor of Philosophy and Religion. This is a three-year (renewable) non-tenure position that will begin August 1, 2024.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Typically teach one upper-level course in Religious Studies such as Western Religions, Eastern Religions, Ancient Philosophy, or The History of Medieval Philosophy per semester.
  • Must teach at least three lower-level courses in Philosophy and Religious Studies such as Introduction to Philosophy, Introduction to Ethics, or World Religions.
  • Instructional methods include face-to-face, online, hybrid, and independent instruction.
  • Will be evaluated for teaching effectiveness, professional growth and activities, and non-teaching activities supportive of Philosophy and Religious Studies.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Required Minimum Qualifications

Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Religious Studies or Philosophy (or Master's Degree in related field with 18 hours in Religious Studies)
  • Evidence of potential ability in academic assignment and/or scholarly and creative achievement, and/or professional contributions and activities.
  • Evidence of good character, mature attitude, and professional integrity.
  • A background search will be required of the successful applicant.
Preferred Qualifications:
Doctorate in Religious Studies or Philosophy.
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