Wheaton College - Robert B. and Anna E. Oliver Endowed Chair of World Religions
The School of Biblical and Theological Studies at Wheaton College (IL) invites applications at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor for the Robert B. and Anna E. Oliver Endowed Chair of World Religions. This full-time, tenure track position was established in 2019 through a generous gift that provides ongoing support for the salary, benefits, and significant funding for research and scholarly activities.
We seek a distinguished scholar with strong teaching, scholarly publications, and a commitment to the integration of Christian faith and learning. With this endowed chair, the School of Biblical and Theological Studies will be situated to provide students with the resources and tools necessary to engage our neighbors faithfully with the gospel and lovingly as global citizens.
A Ph.D. in Comparative Religions, Religious Studies, Anthropology of Religions or a related field is required. A strong research, teaching and mentoring record that supports an appointment to rank is also necessary.
Please send a letter of interest along with a curriculum vitae by email to Linda Bretz, administrative assistant to BTS, at firstname.lastname@example.org. An application will be sent to promising inquirers. Review of applicants will begin in August 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. Wheaton is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce and student body. We encourage the expression of multiple perspectives within a Christian worldview, inside and outside the classroom. For more information about Wheaton College visit: http://www.wheaton.edu/welcome.
Additionally, Wheaton College aspires to provide a physically safe environment for students, staff, and faculty to learn and work. In support of this objective, the College requires background checks for final candidates, after an employment offer is extended. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
Contact: Linda Bretz
phone: (630) 752-5054
Listing Expires: Dec 31, 2019
Loyola Marymount University - Post Doctoral Fellow, Theological Studies
Academic Year 19-20
The Theological Studies Department of Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a three-year non-renewable, post-doctoral Faculty Fellows appointment beginning in fall, 2019. Each fellow position involves teaching three undergraduate core courses a semester (two course preparations per semester). The area of expertise is open, but preference is for candidates with training in biblical studies. Successful candidates will teach lower-division, Theological Inquiry courses and upper-division, Faith and Reason courses. Fellowships are intended for candidates who have completed their Ph.D. within the last three (3) years. Applicants should have a passion for undergraduate teaching, a strong commitment to the liberal arts, and an interest in the unique mission that animates Jesuit/Catholic higher education.
The objective of the fellows program is to facilitate professional development as teacher-scholars. Fellows will be members of the Bellarmine Society of Fellows, composed of other post-doctoral fellowship holders in other disciplines and their LMU faculty mentors, and constituting an intellectual and social community supporting all fellowship holders during their time at LMU. The fellowship will have distinctive features such as formal seminars and workshops on the Catholic Intellectual Traditions, Catholic Social Teaching, and Ignatian Pedagogy in addition to participation in other teaching-related professional development opportunities offered, for example, through our Center for Teaching Excellence.
The application deadline is May 22, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Candidates may apply through the LMU Human Resources online application portal: https://jobs.lmu.edu. Application requirements: 1) a cover letter (outlining area of expertise, teaching and research interests, and resonance with LMU’s mission); 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy and, if applicable, teaching evaluations and/or sample syllabus (those who do not yet have formal teaching experience are still encouraged to apply); 4) a sample of scholarly writing; and 5) three letters of recommendation. Materials 1 through 4 must be uploaded at time of application. Only online applications will be accepted.
Three letters of recommendation (requirement 5) also have a deadline of May 22, 2019. Each letter should be emailed by the recommender directly to the following email address: THSTFellows@lmu.edu.
Questions may be directed to: Daniel Smith-Christopher, Chair, Faculty Fellows Search Committee: Daniel.Smith-Christopher@lmu.edu.
Loyola Marymount, a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. (Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.)
Loyola Marymount University - Visiting Assistant Professor, Biblical Studies
Visiting Assistant Professor, Biblical Studies
Academic Year 19-20
The Department of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor to fill a one-year (renewable) position in Biblical Studies to begin in Fall 2019. Applicants with competence in Second Temple Period Studies/ Early Christianity, with an ability to teach Introduction to New Testament courses, are preferred; but applicants with primary competence in Hebrew Bible/ Old Testament will be also be considered. A doctorate and a record of successful undergraduate teaching experience are required. The teaching load is three courses per semester, which would typically include undergraduate courses in the University core curriculum. The position is full-time and includes benefits. Visiting Faculty will receive funds for conference travel and professional development expenses.
The application deadline is May 22, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Candidates may apply through the LMU Human Resources online application portal: https://jobs.lmu.edu.
Upload complete dossier, including (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness and/or a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and (4) a writing sample not to exceed 25 pages on the HR application portal: https://jobs.lmu.edu. Three confidential letters of recommendation also have the same deadline of May 22, 2019 at 5:00 pm and should be sent by the recommendars directly to Daniel Smith-Christopher, Chair of Visiting Search Committee, via electronic submission at Daniel.Smith-Christopher@lmu.edu.
Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific Ocean, LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6200 undergraduates and over 3000 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law.
Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. (Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.)
Chicago Theological Seminary - Assistant Professor of Practical Theology
Chicago Theological Seminary invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Practical Theology to begin July 1, 2020. We have special interests in spiritual formation, pastoral counseling, chaplaincy studies, and contextual theological education. The PhD or equivalent is required. Demonstrated competency in online teaching and learning is also required. Knowledge of ministerial praxis and commitment to interreligious engagement are desirable. Applications from scholars dedicated to social justice with analytical strengths in human trafficking, trauma and resilience, mass incarceration and genocide, ritual studies, and intergenerational cultural studies are encouraged. Applicants should share the seminary’s historic commitments to the care of persons, and be able to teach in all of our degree programs (MA, MDiv, STM, DMin, PhD) with several concentrations. The successful candidate will have a scholarly trajectory and be committed to developing a professional profile that includes publication.
Applicants should send a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information for three persons able to provide letters of recommendation to Dr. Emily Vogt, Associate Academic Dean, at either email@example.com or Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E. 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637-2902. For fullest consideration, application should be submitted by September 9, 2019. Preliminary interviews will begin October 1, 2019. A seminary of the United Church of Christ with an ecumenical faculty and student body, Chicago Theological Seminary is an Equal Opportunity, Open and Affirming employer.
Expires September 9, 2019
Chicago Theological Seminary - Assistant Professor of Latinx Studies and Religion
Chicago Theological Seminary invites applications from early-career scholars for a full-time, tenure track position to begin July 1, 2020. We are especially interested in Hispanic/Latino/a/x approaches to Religion and Society that consider culture, traditions, and ritual practices along with the ability to teach in Spanish. Area of specialization is open. The PhD and demonstrated competency in online teaching and learning are required. Knowledge and commitment to interreligious engagement are desirable. Applicants should share the seminary’s historic commitments to social justice and the care of creation, and be able to teach in all of our degree programs (MA, MDiv, STM, DMin, and PhD) with several concentrations. The successful candidate will have a scholarly trajectory and be committed to developing a professional profile that includes publication.
Applicants should send a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information for three persons able to provide letters of recommendation to Dr. Emily Vogt, Associate Academic Dean, at either firstname.lastname@example.org or Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E. 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637-2902. For fullest consideration, application should be submitted by September 9, 2019. Preliminary interviews will begin October 1. A seminary of the United Church of Christ with an ecumenical faculty and student body, Chicago Theological Seminary is an Equal Opportunity, Open and Affirming employer.
Expires September 9, 2019
University of Dayton – Campus Minister for Residence Life / LatinX Ministry
The full-time campus minister for Marycrest Hall, a residential community of 900 first year students, is part of the Residence Life Ministry team. Initiates opportunities to foster spiritual growth; engage in evangelization and outreach; create opportunities for catechesis, faith formation, and religious literacy; build faith communities; and develop student leadership in ministry with undergraduate students. Connects to and supports housing staff and residents, especially through pastoral care and crisis response. Supervises a graduate assistant in residential ministry. Reaches out to a diverse student body with cultural awareness and responsiveness, with particular attention to supporting the faith experience of LatinX students. Embodies a commitment to Catholic and Marianist ideals while cultivating the faith life of the campus community through transformative encounters with God.
This is a 10.5-month full-time exempt position with full benefits, with a July 16, 2019 start date. Salary commensurate with experience. Submit application, cover letter, resume and list of references addressing minimum and preferred qualifications at http://employment.udayton.edu/cw/en-us/job/497018/campus-minister-for-residence . Deadline to submit is April 12, 2019.
Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity. It is the policy of the University of Dayton, while reserving its lawful rights where appropriate to take actions designed to promote the Catholic, Marianist principles that sustain its mission and identity, to not discriminate or permit discrimination in its educational programs or employment opportunities.