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Assistant Professor in Christian Theology and/or Christian Ethics

The Religion Department at Birmingham-Southern College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Christian Theology and/or Christian Ethics at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2015. Birmingham-Southern College is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church and a sheltering institution of Phi Beta Kappa. The College's curriculum is based on close faculty-student interaction in teaching, advising, and research. The annual teaching load is three classes per semester and an intensive course during January. The successful candidate will develop courses at the introductory and upper levels. While the area of expertise is open, special attention will be given to candidates who research and teach in the areas of African-American religious traditions and theology or global Christianities. Ability to contribute to other interdisciplinary programs of the College is highly desirable. The successful teacher/scholar will have a robust research agenda, avid interest in pedagogical development, and a desire to be an active and engaged citizen of the Birmingham-Southern community as well as a contributing and collegial member of the Religion Department. Eligible candidates must have received their time of employment. 

Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts (copies are acceptable), a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and three reference letters. Additionally, each application should include a one-page statement that addresses the applicant's concept of diversity and how the applicant will contribute to the education of students for engaged participation in a diverse world. The committee will begin screening applications October 1, 2014 and will continue accepting applications until the position is filled. Initial interviews will be conducted at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion in November 2014. Questions about this position should be sent to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Amy Cottrill, at Applications should be sent to

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Visiting Assistant Professor in Biochemistry

Birmingham-Southern College is accepting applications for a one-year non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor in the area of Biochemistry for the 2014-2015 academic year. This faculty position is in the Department of Chemistry and Physics and teaching responsibilities will include Biochemistry as well as laboratories in General and Organic Chemistry. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Chemistry, or a closely related field.  Birmingham-Southern College is a selective national liberal arts college located just minutes from downtown Birmingham.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Submit a CV, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy to:

Scott C. Dorman
Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Physics
Birmingham-Southern College
900 Arkadelphia Road, Box 549022
Birmingham, AL 35254

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BSC is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-Verify. EOE.