Adjunct Instructor for Religion

The Kalamazoo College Religion Department is currently searching for a part-time replacement instructor for the winter and spring terms of 2024.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching two undergraduate courses per term. We are particularly interested in candidates who can bring innovative and diverse perspectives to these topics, and who have experience working with a diverse range of students. The position will provide an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to gain valuable teaching experience, and to contribute to the intellectual life of the department.

Candidates are expected to have high aptitude and interest in undergraduate teaching, a commitment to the liberal arts, and a desire to involve undergraduate students in scholarship both inside and outside of the classroom. Kalamazoo College has made a commitment to inclusive excellence. We especially encourage applications from candidates whose intellectual and pedagogical approaches to the discipline will be effective in attracting and retaining historically underrepresented students. The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to working with students, faculty and staff from diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds.

Kalamazoo College is a nationally known liberal arts college of approximately 1450 motivated students, offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into domestic and international educational experiences.. It is a member of the Posse Program and home of the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership. The campus is located in a diverse and vibrant city in southwestern Michigan, midway between Chicago and Detroit, and is the home of the Kalamazoo Promise. The Kalamazoo area encompasses a community of 335,000, which supports several college and university campuses along with numerous civic arts and cultural associations. Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities.

Candidates should submit a CV and separate list of courses they are qualified to teach to Course proposals may include those already offered and/or new courses that may be developed as one-time offerings. We will begin evaluating applications on May 15, 2023 and will do so until the position is filled.