Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Religion, Clemson University

The Clemson University Department of Philosophy and Religion invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Religion in the area of Hebrew Bible to begin August 15, 2019. In addition to an active research agenda, the ability to teach existing survey courses on the Hebrew Bible and Judaism, as well as upper-level undergraduate seminars in the candidate’s area of specialization, is required. The applicant must be capable of and willing to teach Studying Religion: Theories and Methods, a compulsory course for majors, on a rotating basis with other department faculty. Excellence in both undergraduate teaching and scholarship is essential.


 Ph.D. prior to appointment.

Application Instructions

For full consideration, applications must be received by October 24, 2018. Preliminary interviews will be held at the Society of Biblical Literature meeting in Denver, CO in November 2018. All applications should include the following: letter of application detailing qualifications; current C.V.; a writing sample (no more than 25 pages); evidence of teaching ability; transcripts; and three letters of recommendation.

Please direct any inquiries to Dr. Benjamin White, Search Committee Chair, at

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Author: Fannie Bialek

Fannie Bialek is an Assistant Professor of Religion and Politics at the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University.

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