Live Chat
Contact

Welcome,
New User

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.

View All

    Work Activities

    Work Activities

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

    Skills

    • Reading Comprehension

      Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.

    • Active Listening

      Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

    • Instructing

      Teaching others how to do something.

    WorkKeys®

    Applied Math
    5
    Workplace Documents
    6
    Graphic Literacy
    4

    Abilities

    • Oral Expression

      The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

    • Speech Clarity

      The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

    • Written Comprehension

      The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

    Knowledge

    • Philosophy and Theology

      Knowledge of different philosophical systems and religions. This includes their basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices, and their impact on human culture.

    • English Language

      Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

    • Education and Training

      Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

    Career Video

    Video not available
    Additional videos and more information available on CareerOneStop

    Pay

    • Ohio Annual Salary 75800/yr
    • Typical Salary
    • Typical Hourly Wage

    Ohio Employment Trends

    • Currently Employed 1,000
    • Yearly Projected Openings 90

    Typical Education

    Personality

    Social: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.They do well at jobs that need:
    • Analytical Thinking
    • Independence
    • Dependability
    • Integrity
    • Achievement/Effort
    • Initiative

    Tools

    • Televisions
    • Portable data input terminals
    • Multimedia projectors
    • Microphones
    • Bible reference guides

    Technology

    • Word processing software
    • Information retrieval or search software
    • Electronic mail software
    • Data base user interface and query software
    • Computer based training software

    Tags

    • InDemand occupations are considered a priority by the state of Ohio.
    • Bright Outlook occupations will grow rapidly in the next few years, have a large number of openings, or are new and emerging careers.

    Budget Calculator

    Answer a few questions to determine your target salary. Use this target salary to help choose the right occupation for you.

    Lifestyle Calculator

    Answer a few questions to determine your target salary. Use this target salary to help choose the right occupation for you.

    Workforce Supply Tool

    Workforce Supply Tool

    The Workforce Supply Tool provides statistics for the occupations in highest demand throughout Ohio.

    You can view statewide statistics as well as more region specific information.

    Visit Site
    Powered By: