Job Opening: BYU’s Department of Church History and Doctrine

By October 4, 2013

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

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