Lecturer in Religious Studies (2024-2025 Academic Year)

Lecturer in Religious Studies (2024-2025 Academic Year)

locationSan Antonio, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2024
Part Time

Lecturer in Religious Studies (2024-2025 Academic Year)

UIW Mission

Position Summary
The Department of Religious Studies is seeking part-time faculty candidates for Lecturer in Religious Studies within the College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Science. Position will teach undergraduate courses in Religious Studies. This is a part-time, non-tenure-track appointment. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission. Official duties and responsibilities of part-time faculty members at the University include teaching with service and professional activities as assigned.

This applicant pool will remain online and be used to hire interested part-time faculty as needed during the 2024-2025 Academic Year.

Essential Functions
Basic Instructional Duties:
  1. Prepare course outlines and teach courses in Religious Studies based on approved departmental syllabi; prepare and deliver consistent, interactive lectures; lead classroom discussion and other classroom activities.
  2. Prepare timely and meaningful assessments for assigned courses; construct essay assignments and examinations and other performance-based activities that provide evidence of learning by students in the course.
  3. Work collaboratively with departmental faculty to ensure standard curriculum outcomes are met.
  4. Adhere to UIW policies and procedures, including timely record keeping of student activities, fair and equitable evaluation of student performance, and timely feedback to students regarding their performance in the course.
  5. Be available outside of class to help students learn as well as answer their questions (1 hour per 3-hour class, physically and/or electronically).
  6. Conduct respectful relationships with faculty, staff, and students both in and outside the classroom.
  7. Maintain contact with the department chair and participate in meetings upon request.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Duties

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to deliver instruction online;
  • Ability to effectively learn and use instructional technology;
  • Willingness and flexibility to teach day, evening, and weekend sections as needed;
  • Ability to incorporate technology into teaching;
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures;
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.

Required Education
Earned M.A., M.T.S., or M.Div. Degree.

Required Work Experience
At least one (1) year of successful teaching experience at the college or university level with documentation of student evaluations. Note that relevant experience in ministry or relevant continuing education in ministry will be considered in lieu of teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ph.D., ThD, or ABD.
  • Previous teaching experience in higher education is desired.

Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations

Work Hours
Based on course assignment.

Physical Demands
Typical for faculty in this discipline.

Posting Number: UN819PO
Job Type: Part Time
Job Category: Faculty
Desired Start Date: 08/01/2024
Position End Date (if temporary):
Reports To: Dean, College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Salary: $2800/class (Master's); $3100/class (Doctoral Degree)
Open Date: 02/29/2024
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant

To apply, visit https://jobs.uiw.edu/postings/24816

UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).

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