Religion and Medicine Lecturer University of California, Los Angeles L&S Humanities - Study Of Religion United States

Religion and Medicine Lecturer



Job #JPF04431


    L&S Humanities - STUDY OF RELIGION


Recruitment Period

Open March 15th, 2019 through Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)



The Interdepartmental Program in the Study of Religion at the University of California, Los Angeles is seeking a part-time Lecturer to teach one course on the Spirit of Medicine during the Spring 2019 academic quarter. This course examines the relationship between medicine, religion, and society; how religion is help or hindrance to health; and what health care might look like beyond biomedical clinic.


The ideal candidate should have knowledge on historical entwinement of religion, medicine, and society in Western antiquity to early modern period, the disentanglement in Enlightenment to early 20th century, and convergence of science, technology, and capitalism in biomedicine compartmentalized from religion today. Applicants must hold a PhD in Religious Studies or related fields, and should have a demonstrable excellence in teaching.


Applicants should apply online via UCLA Academic Recruit. This position requires submission of a CV, and contact information for a minimum of two individuals who may be contacted for a letter of recommendation.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy –


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Document requirements


    Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.


    Cover Letter (Optional)


    Statement of Research (Optional)


    Statement of Teaching (Optional)


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    Misc / Additional (Optional)


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