The Department of Religious Studies at the University of South Florida seeks an outstanding university instructor to fill a 9-month Visiting Instructor position beginning Fall 2016 with the possible extension for a second and/or third year.  Candidates must have: a Ph.D. in Religious Studies or a discipline that contributes to the interdisciplinary field of Religious Studies; a substantial amount of teaching experience at a large, diverse university; and evidence of excellence in teaching high-enrolling courses while managing a high course load (4-4) over several years.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching Caribbean religions, World Religions, religious ethics, and religion and film, and who have substantial background in student recruitment. The teaching load will generally be 4 courses each in the Fall and Spring semesters and an opportunity to teach a course in the Summer term depending on the Summer teaching budget. The 9-month salary is $41,400.  Please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio (including teaching evaluations and statement of teaching philosophy), and contact information for three references to:  USF is an AA/EA/EO institution.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  For more information visit  According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. For ADA accommodations, please contact Sue Ross at (813) 974-1845 or at least five working days prior to need.