Instructor (different positions) in Religious Studies
Deadline September 30th 2017

The School of Religious Studies (SoRS) at CAMNES (Florence, Italy) is in the process of launching a new program in Religious Studies. We are searching for instructors to teach academic courses for both Florence and Rome undergraduate programs (contracts will be renewable at the end of every term) in the following fields: Christianity (Early and contemporaneous), Hagiography, Biblical Studies (Old and New Testament), History of Catholicism in Italy, and Mysticism. The courses (a total of eight, 5 in Florence and 3 in Rome) will be starting from September 1st 2018 (i.e., Fall semester 2018).

The courses follow a semester schedule (Fall and Spring) and will be taught in English. They will cover general introductory courses on the Bible (both the New and Old Testament), Christianity, Islam and mysticism for undergraduate students.

A PhD in the above-mentioned fields is highly recommended.

The candidate will receive a salary according to her/his qualifications and a set reimbursement for traveling from neighboring Italian cities during the teaching period.    
For those who are interested, please forward your CV (in a PDF format) together with a brief letter of interest via email to the Director of the SoRS (Prof. Nicola Laneri, email: before September 30th. In the subject of your email, please clearly state the area you are interested in teaching.
The selected candidates will be interviewed in English language via Skype.
CAMNES is committed to promoting the careers of women in research areas they are underrepresented in and therefore looks forward to receiving applications by female candidates. Further, applications from severely disabled and equivalent persons with appropriate suitability are explicitly welcomed.

Profile requirements:
  • Candidates must at least hold a degree of Master of Arts, or an equivalent degree, in Religious Studies/History/Theology.
  • Candidates must have command of the English language (i.e., a proficient level), both written and oral.
  • A PhD in the above-mentioned fields will be preferred.
  • Experiences with students in the field of Religious Studies are also desirable.

Contact details:
Contact person: Prof. Nicola Laneri
Job site: Florence and Rome, Italy
Application deadline: September 30th 2017
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