The Department of Religious Studies is seeking to fill the following Lecturer positions for Spring of 2015. Applicants should apply before the initial review date, which is February 23rd, 2015.

Spring Quarter 2015

Mar. 30, 2015 to June 12, 2015

RLST 014 Religion and Science
Course Description:
Covers major themes in the relation of science and religion. Primary focus is on issues between science and Western religions, with attention to Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism. Major attention is given to creationism and Darwinian evolution. Explores religious meaning in a scientific cosmos through the study of contemporary science fiction and film.

RLST 108 Modern Hinduism
Course Description:
A survey of developments in the Hindu religious tradition during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, inside and outside of India. Topics covered include the impact of colonialism and nationalism on Hinduism, the rise of neo-Hindu movements, modern Hindu “fundamentalism,” and Hinduism in the modern Western world.

Total Salary: $5391.32 / Per Course (Pending Budget Approval)
Title: Lecturer (MA degree required)
Qualifications: One year teaching experience at the college level.

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Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, recent teaching evaluations taught at the college or university level, and two to three letters of recommendation that include teaching ability assessment (to be sent by authors). Please indicate the course(s) for which your application is being submitted in your cover letter. Contact Kristine Specht for more information at email:

University of California, Riverside, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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