Teaching Associate - Theology and Religious Studies (fixed-term)

University of Nottingham - Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Applications are invited for the above post based in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Nottingham.

The primary duties of the person appointed will be to teach, assess and administer three undergraduate modules and supervise undergraduate dissertations in the area of Islamic Studies. One module will be the introductory ‘Interpreting Islam’ at level 1. The other two modules will be for advanced undergraduates (levels 2 and 3 together) and cover two different topics in Islamic Studies suited to the post holder’s areas of expertise. Example topics include Islamic theology and philosophy, Islam in Britain, Islam and politics, Sufism, Qur'anic studies, Islamic ethics, and Muslim relations with Christians and/or Jews. Other teaching, pastoral and administrative duties commensurate with the post-holder’s experience and expertise will be arranged with the Head of Department.

Candidates must have a PhD successfully completed or near completion in relevant subject area, previous teaching experience at Higher Education level, and the ability to teach two different topics in Islamic Studies at the advanced undergraduate level. Ability to engage and teach texts in religious traditions other than the Islamic is desirable.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of 13 months to 31 January 2019. Hours of work are full-time. Interviews will held on Monday, 20 November 2017.

Applicants are invited to upload a current CV and covering letter in application for this post.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Jon Hoover or email Jon.Hoover@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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