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The School of History, Philosophy, and Religion (SHPR) in the College of Liberal Arts (CLA) at Oregon State University is currently accepting applications for an Instructor in Islamic Religion. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE, 90% Teaching, 10% Service), 9-month, fixed-term position, with reappointment at the discretion of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. The successful candidate will teach ten courses total a year over three terms (Fall, Winter, and Spring) via both on-campus and online instruction. These courses will consist of lower-division surveys in World Religions and World History, mid- and upper-division offerings in Islamic Religion, and other appropriate courses in this area of specialization. This may also include the development of new courses within the specialization for on-campus and online delivery. This position will contribute to the fulfillment of Religious Studies major and minor requirements as well as College of Liberal Arts and Baccalaureate Core requirements for undergraduate students, especially with respect to cultural diversity and global literacy. This faculty member may also contribute to undergraduate and graduate instruction and service in History and/or Philosophy as well as Religious Studies. The candidate will also take part in service relating to SHPR, CLA, Oregon State and professional associations appropriate to the level of appointment. Within SHPR, this may include tasks such as serving on promotion committees or peer reviews of teaching. This may also include presentations at Oregon State or in other local, national, and international venues, as well as research and publications. Applicants should have a PhD in Religious studies or other closely related field, teaching experience at the college or university level, and a commitment to educational equity and the promotion and enhancement of diversity. We particularly encourage faculty to develop their work in ways that reflect the three signature areas of Oregon State’s mission: sustainable earth ecosystems, health and wellness, and economic prosperity and social progress. Please submit your application online (, including a CV, a cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position, a statement regarding your teaching, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin on May 11, 2022, and interviews will be conducted remotely shortly thereafter. Oregon State University is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For more information contact Stuart Sarbacker (
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