Monday, March 30, 2009

Lecturer in Early Christianity - University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of Tennessee is seeking a full-time lecturer with expertise in Early Christianity. The successful candidate will teach Introduction to the New Testament ; Christianity in Late Antiquity ; and History of Christianity. The lecturer might also teach world religions ; religious aspects of modern literature ; myth, symbol, and ritual ; or theory and method. The applicant will have a Ph.D. in a relevant field (ABD acceptable) and will teach four courses a semester, two at the upper level and two at the lower level. Annual salary is $32,000 plus health insurance. Interested persons should send a CV and three references to Professor Gilya G. Schmidt, Ph.D., Head, Department of Religious Studies, The University of Tennessee, 501 McClung Tower, Knoxville, TN 37996-0450, or email We will accept applications until the position is filled. 

Knoxville is in the Smoky Mountains, and UT-Knoxville is home to the Marco Institute, a thriving Med/Ren Institute, making it a surprisingly good place to work on Late Antiquity (and an affordable place to live) : 
See, for example, the faculty seminar in Late Antiquity : 

Source : Posted by Tina Shepardson on LT-ANTIQ.