Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary ·  Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.



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Occupational Tasks ·  Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
· Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
· Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate and/or graduate students on topics such as ethics, logic, and contemporary religious thought.
· Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
· Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
· Keep abreast of developments in their field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
· Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
· Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
· Maintain regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students.
· Select and obtain materials and supplies such as textbooks.
· Advise students on academic and vocational curricula, and on career issues.
· Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge, and publish findings in professional journals, books, and/or electronic media.
· Perform administrative duties such as serving as department head.
· Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
· Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
· Participate in campus and community events.
· Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.
· Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities.


Educational Requirements: ·  Doctoral degree


Occupational Skill Set
Skill Relevance
·  Reading Comprehension 97%
·  Instructing 96%
·  Speaking 96%
·  Critical Thinking 95%
·  Writing 91%
·  Active Listening 85%
·  Learning Strategies 84%
·  Active Learning 83%
·  Social Perceptiveness 77%
·  Time Management 74%