Monday, October 10, 2016

Florida State University and University of Utah Positions

Via Agade, news of two relevant openings:

From Matthew Goff []

Job Title:  Postdoctoral Scholar in Religion
Job ID:  40904
Location:  Tallahassee, FL
Department of Religion

The Religion Department at Florida State University seeks candidates for a two-year post-doctoral research and teaching fellowship in the track of Religions of Western Antiquity which focuses on ancient Judaism and early Christianity. The research specialization of the position is open. Candidates whose research focuses on the Hebrew Bible, or Christianity and/or Judaism in late antiquity are especially welcome.

The appointed fellow will be expected to teach two courses each semester. Applicants must expect to have their doctorate in hand by August 10, 2017, and must have earned their doctorate no earlier than August 1, 2011. For full consideration a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, transcripts, and teaching dossier must be submitted (in one pdf file) by December 15, 2016.

Three confidential letters of reference must also be submitted by that date to Candidates must be able to show valid U.S. work authorization at the time of hire.

Promise of excellence in teaching and research in the context of a comprehensive program (8.A. through Ph.D.) is required.

Anticipated Salary Range

Criminal Background Check
Effective August 1, 2015, all new hires require a pre-employment criminal history background check.

Pay Plan
Other Personal Services (OPS) positions are temporary and at-will appointments.

How To Apply
If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https:/ you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years. and education details even if attaching a resume.

Affordable Care Act
OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees that meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information, please visit the following website regarding the Affordable Care Act,

Tobacco Free Campus
Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

Equal Employment Opportunity
An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at:


Via Bradley James Parker []

The Department of History at the University of Utah seeks to appoint a tenure-line Assistant Professor specializing in the history of the ancient Mediterranean world. We are particularly interested in scholars working on cross-cultural contact, material culture, archaeology, or who have contributed to digital humanities projects, but we welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to research and to teach at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, including upper-division courses on the history of both the ancient Greek and Roman worlds, Western Civilization to 1300, as well as contributing to the teaching of an undergraduate course in historical methodology. PhD in hand by July 1st 2016 preferred.

Applications should include a letter indicating research and teaching interests, a c.v., three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample, and should be submitted online
(  by November 1, 2016, attention Isabel Moreira, search committee chair.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans¹ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University¹s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

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