Job Postings

Welcome to the Hispanic Theological Initiative job posting page, where you’ll find open positions posted by academic institutions, church related organizations, as well as non-profit organizations.*  To post a job opportunity on the HTI site, Facebook, and online newsletter, Journeys, click here. 

Brandeis University - Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible
The Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible in the historical and textual context of the ancient Near East. A candidate will have command of relevant philological and critical approaches to the text as well as of pertinent languages and literatures of the ancient Near East used in biblical study. Knowledge of post-biblical exegetical literature and theoretical approaches used in the Humanities as well as an ability to build connections with other areas of the department are also desirable. The Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies offers a variety of courses in the religion, literature, history, and culture of the ancient Near East, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including biblical Hebrew text courses, and to supervise MA and PhD students. Only applicants with the Ph.D., or who expect to have the Ph.D. by August 2021, will be considered. Pending budgetary approval, employment will begin July 1, 2021.

Applications must be submitted through through AcademicJobsOnline at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17461 and include a cover letter, c.v., a writing sample of approximately 10,000-12,000 words, and two sample course syllabi, one for an undergraduate course and one for an advanced text-centered course that assumes knowledge of biblical Hebrew. The cover letter should address the applicant’s scholarly work and vision, experience and philosophy of teaching, how their scholarship informs their teaching, how potential course offerings will complement existing offerings at Brandeis, and ways in which the candidate’s experiences, interests, commitments, or future goals could promote and build pluralism, inclusion, and social justice at Brandeis. The candidate should also arrange the submission of three letters of recommendation through the AcademicJobsOnline portal. First consideration will be given to applications received December 11, 2020. Questions can be addressed to the search committee chair, Jonathan Decter (decter@brandeis.edu).

Brandeis University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions and to creating a diverse intellectual community. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission and are considered essential components of achieving academic excellence. Therefore, we value and are seeking candidates who represent a variety of social and intellectual identities, including those who have been underrepresented in higher education and, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, can contribute to building, engaging, and sustaining a pluralistic, socially just, and inclusive campus community. We strongly encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds with respect to race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, and disability.

Contact Information:
Jonathan Decter (781) 736-2960
decter@brandeis.edu
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17461

Date Listing Ends: Dec 31, 2020

Brite Divinity School - Faculty in New Testament

Brite Divinity School, located at Texas Christian University, invites applications for a position in New Testament at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. Teaching load is four courses per year at masters and doctoral levels, along with added responsibilities for doctoral students. Courses include advanced seminars in one’s specialty, along with introductory level New Testament surveys, exegetical interpretation courses, and courses in Greek language. We seek candidates who demonstrate awareness of the role of ideology and power in biblical interpretation. Content area is open. We are especially open to applicants who demonstrate through their research specialization in one or more of the following approaches: gender and sexuality studies, queer theory, critical race theory, economics/poverty studies, ecological studies, decolonial/postcolonial studies and other approaches that consider the ethical effects of biblical interpretation. Brite Divinity School is an ecumenical seminary related to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) with a commitment to diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. The school’s faculty and administration support scholarly research to further the mission of both church and academy. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Send a letter of application describing interests in teaching and research, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to https://jobs.tcu.edu/en-us/job/496751/assistant-professor-or-associate-professor-new-testament. Applications received by January 15, 2021 will be given priority consideration, though the process of review will continue until the position is filled.

https://brite.edu/

Date Listing Expires:  February 28, 2021

Candler School of Theology, Emory University - Tenure Track Position in Pastoral Care and Counseling

Candler School of Theology invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position in Pastoral Care and Counseling with a focus on chaplaincy to begin in the Fall of 2021. Appointments can be made at any rank including Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor.

The successful candidate will have a well-defined research focus within the field of pastoral care, pastoral theology, chaplaincy studies, spiritual care, pastoral counseling, or a closely related discipline alongside a demonstrated capacity to lead an emerging program in chaplaincy at Candler. The new concentration in chaplaincy prepares M.Div. students for spiritual care in a variety of settings including clinical, criminal justice, military, and educational settings. The candidate will hold a Ph.D. or Th.D. in the field by the time of appointment. The ability to contribute to a broad theological curriculum and situate chaplaincy and pastoral care and counseling within larger ecumenical, inter-religious and/or global contexts is essential. Scholarly engagement pertaining to gender, race, and cultural diversity is highly desirable. All applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student body with respect to race, gender, and theological perspective.

For the full job description and to apply, please visit:
https://faculty-emory.icims.com/jobs/58583/job.

EO/AA/Disability/Veteran Employer

Listing Expires: 11/15/2020

Candler School of Theology, Emory University - Episcopal and Anglican Studies - Faculty Position (Open Rank)

Candler School of Theology invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position in Episcopal and Anglican Studies to begin in fall 2021. Appointments can be made at any rank, including Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor.

The successful candidate will have a research focus that substantively relates to Episcopal and Anglican Studies but may be rooted in any one of a number of disciplines, including but not limited to history, Latinx studies, liturgy, preaching, sexuality and gender, religious education, theology, or world Christianity. Successful candidates will hold a Ph.D. or Th.D. in a relevant field by the time of appointment. The appointee must be able to contribute to the academic leadership of Candler’s Episcopal and Anglican Studies Program, a growing program that currently enrolls thirty students. Such leadership will include developing and teaching a range of courses, and shaping the curriculum to form students for ministry in the global Anglican communion. Candidates should have significant experience in parish life and knowledge of the ecclesial landscape of The Episcopal Church. The ability to contribute to a broad theological curriculum, and to situate one’s teaching within larger (viz., ecumenical, inter-religious, multifaith, and/or global) contexts is essential. Scholarly engagement with issues of gender, race, and cultural diversity is highly desirable; and applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring a student body that is diverse with respect to race, gender, and theological perspective.

The appointee will be expected to teach across the degree programs of Candler School of Theology, including the MDiv, MTS, and DMin programs. They will have shared responsibility for introductory course sequences and participate in the Episcopal and Anglican Contextual Education program. The appointee must also have a research and publication agenda to equip them to participate in the Graduate Division of Religion in the Laney Graduate School of Emory University. In addition to teaching and research, faculty members of Candler School of Theology are committed to service, both within the school and in the larger church and community.

Women, minorities, people with disabilities, LGBTQ persons and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Ordination recognized by The Episcopal Church preferred.

At this stage, we ask applicants to submit a cover letter and CV only. Candidates’ cover letters should include a brief statement about their experience and approach to teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds.  Click here to be taken to application site.

 

Contact Information:

Robyn Pollette
rwpolle@emory.edu
(404) 727-2457
https://candler.emory.edu/index.html

Date Listing Expires: Dec 31, 2020

Columbia Theological Seminary - Vacancy for faculty appointment in Pastoral Counseling, Care, and Theology

Columbia Theological Seminary, a graduate educational institution of the Presbyterian Church (USA), invites applications for a full-time faculty appointment in Pastoral Counseling, Care, and Theology, open rank. Applicants should have a PhD or ThD in a relevant field by the time of appointment, with demonstrated expertise in counseling. The position includes teaching five courses a year in all programs of the seminary, including residential and online master’s and advanced degree courses and continuing education programs, with a start date of July 1, 2021. Columbia seeks to appoint a faculty member committed to theological education and the life of the Church, with demonstrated excellence as a scholar and teacher with extensive participation in relevant clinical counseling settings. Nominations welcome. Applicants should send a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references to the Pastoral Counseling, Care and Theology Search Committee c/o Dr. Love L. Sechrest, Dean of Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Please send all materials by Monday, October 12, 2020 to the following email address: PCCTposition@CTSnet.edu. Columbia Seminary is an EO/AA employer seeking a diverse work force. For further information about the position and Columbia Seminary, see: http://www.ctsnet.edu/human-resources/faculty-openings/

Date Listing Expires: Oct 13, 2020

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary - Christian Ethics Faculty Position
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is seeking to fill a new position in Ethics, beginning July 1, 2021 (start date negotiable). The position is open rank with a three-year term contract. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence or strong potential in teaching and scholarship, providing instruction for master and doctoral students across the curriculum in both the classroom and online. An essential responsibility of this position is to teach a required introductory course in ethics for Master’s degrees, and also to develop course offerings that align with and strengthen the overall goals of the curriculum and the seminary’s mission. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in ethics with expertise in social ethics and with research specialization in Latinx Studies. We expect the candidate to embrace a strong interdisciplinary approach to ethics in teaching and research and to demonstrate an ability and eagerness to supervise students writing theses and dissertations.

Application Process

Garrett-Evangelical is an Affirmation Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The seminary welcomes all qualified candidates to apply. Racial/ethnic minority (minoritized) and women candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Please send application letter; curriculum vitae that include current repertoire of courses; a syllabus of a sample introductory-level course in ethics; and names and contact information of three potential references. The review of applications will begin December 10, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

Application materials and other inquiries may be sent electronically to the Office of Academic Affairs, c/o Ms. Carrie Moore, faculty.search@garrett.edu. Materials may also be mailed to: Office of Academic Affairs, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, 2121 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60201. Because the seminary is currently in remote operations, if the application is sent by mail, please notify the Academic Affairs office by phone at 847.866.3903 so that it may be picked up.

About the Seminary

Founded in 1853, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary (www.garrett.edu) is a graduate school of theology related to the United Methodist Church. Located on the campus of Northwestern University, the seminary serves more than 400 students from many denominations and cultural backgrounds, fostering an atmosphere of ecumenical interaction. Garrett-Evangelical creates bold leaders through master of divinity, master of arts, master of theological studies, doctor of philosophy and doctor of ministry degrees. Its 4,500 alumni serve churches and society around the world.

Our Mission: Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is a graduate theological school that prepares skilled, bold and articulate leaders who share the transforming love of Jesus Christ. Related to the United Methodist Church, with an ecumenical and international reach, we prepare leaders who are equipped to live and proclaim the Gospel and to teach in diverse congregations and educational settings. Our teaching and learning settings will be places of hospitality where we pursue respect and reconciliation in all encounters.

Our Vision: Garrett-Evangelical is a servant seminary dedicated to preparing spiritually grounded and prophetic leaders for the church, the world, and the academy who are well equipped to: Proclaim the Good News of the Gospel of Jesus Christ in a religiously pluralistic world; Guide others in a life of deep spiritual formation and commitment; Serve with culturally sensitive competence; and Collaborate as public theologians for the wellbeing of all persons and creation.

Date Listing Expires: January 31, 2021

Hispanic Theological Initiative - Database/Research Assistant – Entry Level Position

TITLEDatabase/Research Assistant – Entry Level Position 

STATUSFull-time – 35 hrs.  8:30am to 4:30pm, M thru F 

REPORTS TOJoanne Rodríguez, Executive Director 

PURPOSEGrowing program is looking for database/research assistant who can help in the development of a comprehensive database that easily converts data for the preparation of reports, research, and marketing materials.  A person who works well in a team environment and collaborates with staff to continue to foster an environment of evidence-based decision-making.  Brings analytical rigor and statistical methodologies to the challenges of measuring student enrollment, performance, retention, fundraising, etc.   If you are a team creative thinker who has the ability to think holistically about an organization and is able to transform that thinking to an efficient and streamlined process of collecting data to create meaningful reports and charts to drive decision making for impact, we want to hear from you.   

RESPONSIBILITIES  

  1. Supporting the creation of new database. 
  1. Maintaining the database and ensuring the data is always up-to-date. 
  1. Retrieve information from complex data system and convert into clear reporting. 
  1. Analyze and translate data into meaningful reports, charts, and graphs to drive decision-making. 
  1. Present data findings to staff, Steering Committee and Member Council, etc. 
  1. Finding more efficient ways of streamlining, standardizing, and error-proofing data, data files, tables, data sharing, and reports. 
  1. Apply appropriate analytical techniques to find patterns in data that otherwise might not be readily evident. 
  1. Extraordinary attention to detail, and solid proofreading skills. 

 QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Preferred – Master’s degree/Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in a related area of study such as Education Administration, Information Technology, Business Analytics, or similar. 
  • Two or more years of experience in research, information analysis or program evaluation. 
  • Experience in using programs like FileMaker Pro, People Soft, SharePoint, SQL, or other query and report writing programs. 
  • Experience conducting comprehensive data validation techniques. 
  • Strong sense of discretion and professionalism. 
  • Proficiency in collaboration. 
  • Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills.  
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills 
  • Friendly, hospitable and professional demeanor. 
  • Spanish proficiency in speaking, writing, and reading. 

 The successful candidate must demonstrate the following:  

  • Analyze and translate data into meaningful reports, charts, and graphs to drive decision-making. 
  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of complex data systems and how to retrieve data from them. 
  • An innovative nature and a desire to find better and more efficient ways of streamlining, standardizing, and error-proofing data, data files, tables, data sharing, and reports. 
  • Curiosity and application of appropriate analytical techniques to find patterns in data that otherwise might not be readily evident. 
  • High level of accuracy, extraordinary attention to detail, solid proofreading skills. 

 Benefits 

  • Strong medical and insurance benefits 

Application submission document and submission guidelines  

  • Cover letter 
  • Resume/CV 
  • Character Reference Letter 
  • Professional Reference Letter 

Send all documents to apply@ptsem.edu  

Loyola University Chicago - Assistant Professor, Systematic or Historical Theology, Tenure Track

The Department of Theology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, for academic year 2021-22. The department seeks applicants with expertise in systematic or historical theology, conversant in the medieval, reformation, or early modern periods with an emphasis on contextual theologies of race, gender, or post-colonial theory. The department serves the university’s undergraduate core curriculum and offers undergraduate majors and minors in Theology and Religious Studies. The department also offers an M.A. in Biblical Languages and Literature, Christian Ethics, and Theological Studies, and Ph.D. concentrations in New Testament/Early Christianity, Ethics, and Theology. The successful candidate will be joining a department with 28 full-time faculty members, approximately 50 undergraduate majors and minors, and 50 graduate students. For more information about the department visit www.luc.edu/theology.

This search is part of a University-wide, multi-year hiring initiative designed to hire outstanding researchers and teachers who are reflective of our diverse student body and committed to interdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across different subfields and disciplines) and the pursuit of external grants. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Candidates should be prepared to teach a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses that serve the department’s diverse multi-cultural and multi-religious student body, as well as the Jesuit students in the First Studies program. This faculty member will teach undergraduate core courses (Introduction to Theology as well as Christianity through Time), an upper-level undergraduate sequence of courses on the history of Christian thought, as well as graduate-level seminars in their areas of historical and theoretical expertise. The successful candidate is expected to pursue a strong research program, including the pursuit of external grants.

The candidate will have a Ph.D. in systematic theology or historical (medieval, reformation, or early modern periods) theology at the time of appointment. Experience teaching or conducting research in the specialty areas of race, gender, or post-colonial theory is desirable. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Candidates should submit the following to www.careers.luc.edu: (1) a letter of interest that discusses the applicant’s research interests and agenda and teaching experience; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service. Applicants should also provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. References will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process. For further information or to forward additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications, please contact theology@luc.edu or:

Dr. Robert A. Di Vito, Chair
Department of Theology
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, Illinois 60660

rdivito@luc.edu 

Review of applications will begin on December 18, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically assessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

Date Listing Expires:  January 15, 2021

Oblate Theological Seminary - Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean

The Oblate Service Corporation is seeking applicants for VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS AND DEAN position at the Oblate School of Theology (OST). The Oblate School of Theology is a graduate and professional school that provides education in Catholic theology for the church’s mission and ministry in the world. An avenue to bring together different cultures, OST educates for mission.

POSITION: VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS AND DEAN
POSITION STATUS: Full-Time, Exempt

SUMMARY:
The Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean is the chief academic officer of the School and is appointed by and is directly responsible to the President. The Vice President acts in the absence of the President, Executive Vice President, and Vice President for Administrative Affairs. The Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean is the chief academic officer of the School and is appointed by and is directly responsible to the President. The Vice President acts in the absence of the President, Executive Vice President, and Vice President for Administrative Affairs.

WORK HOURS:
Office hours Monday through Friday, occasional weekend and evening shifts may be required.

EDUCATION/SKILLS:
Master’s degree from an accredited institution, required. Doctorate from an accredited institution, preferred. Five years of senior administrative level leadership, experience in higher education including accreditation, faculty development, and strategic planning, required. A successful candidate exhibits interest in the predominately Hispanic cultural milieu of the church in the Southwestern U.S. Fluency in Spanish is highly desirable. Demonstrated competence in teaching and scholarly research is expected. Demonstrated sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of members of the school community, required. Knowledge of computers and computer applications that support business office and management systems functions, required.

JOB CLOSING DATE: Until filled

Qualified candidates should Visit www.ost.edu to apply under the CAREER OPPORTUNITIES section or email to dean@ost.edu. Employee referrals are welcomed. Oblate Service Corporation and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Oblate School of Theology
285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio, TX 78216
Ph: (210) 341-1366
Web Site: www.ost.edu

 

Pacific School of Religion - Faculty Member in United Methodist Studies

Pacific School of Religion (PSR) is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach courses in United Methodist history, polity, and theology as well as courses in a candidate’s field of expertise. The faculty person will be expected to contribute to the cultivation of a strong denominational ethos among our United Methodist students and to foster collaborative relations between PSR and the United Methodist Church.

We are seeking an innovative theological educator who embraces robust interdisciplinarity in their teaching and scholarship to reimagine theological education and the role of faculty in facilitating it. PSR’s ground-breaking curriculum relies on faculty members whose scholarship and teaching bring together the best practices of non-profit organizations, the unique wisdom of faith communities, a diversity of activist strategies, models of social entrepreneurship, and the traditional disciplines of theological education and pathways of congregational ministry. This is a three-year, renewable, non-tenure track position, with rank open based on experience.

Pacific School of Religion (PSR) is a progressive, multi-denominational seminary and center for social justice, which prepares a diverse cadre of spiritually-rooted leaders with the vision, resilience, and skill to create a world where all can thrive. PSR has strong ties to the United Methodist Church, approved by the United Methodist University Senate; the United Church of Christ; and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Located in the San Francisco Bay Area and adjacent to the University of California at Berkeley campus, PSR is a member of the Graduate Theological Union (GTU), an ecumenical and interfaith consortium of seminaries, centers, and institutes. PSR is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

The faculty member will teach courses in United Methodist studies and in the candidate’s field of expertise. Additional expertise in African American womanist homiletics, leadership, or ethics; or Latinx homiletics, leadership, or ethics is highly desirable; as is the candidate’s ability to teach in Spanish or other languages in addition to English. The faculty member will teach four courses—in consultation with the Dean—each academic year for our students as well as students in the GTU. The use of technology and online instruction for courses is necessary. The faculty colleague is expected to publish creative and rigorous scholarship in a variety of formats, and to be a thought-leader in addressing issues facing communities of color, migrants, LGBTQI communities, communities that are economically disadvantaged, and the environment. In addition, active participation in the life of the school through commitment to the school’s mission, service on committees, participation at worship and community events, and service to the broader community are essential.

We are seeking candidates with a PhD, ThD, or equivalent, who have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, academic excellence, creativity in teaching, community building, and meaningful connections with historically under-represented groups and institutions. Persons from underrepresented groups within the profession are especially encouraged to apply and will have the opportunity to participate in a cohort of minority scholars of a similar rank with the support of one of the most diverse administrative teams in the Association of Theological Schools. For more details, see https://psr.edu/about/jobs/

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and three professional letters of recommendation. These materials can be sent to Professor Sharon Jacob, Pacific School of Religion by email, sjacob@psr.edu.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by October 12, 2020. Persons who apply for this position should be available for teaching in Fall 2021.

Contact Information:
Susan Abraham
sabraham@psr.edu;
(510) 849-8233

Listing expires:  12/30/2020

Vanderbilt Divinity School - Assistant Professor of Religion, Psychology and Culture with Emphasis on Latinx Studies

Assistant Professor, Latinx TheologyVanderbilt Divinity School seeks applications and nominations for an assistant level, tenure track professor in Pastoral Theology, Psychology of Religion, and Practical Theology who specializes in Latinx Christianity, and who makes Latinx religious and socio-cultural identities integral to their scholarly work. In addition, we seek a colleague who is pedagogically engaging and willing and able to mentor Latinx and other students. Exceptional ABD candidates anticipating graduating by Spring 2021 are welcome to apply.

This search is open to a range of approaches to teaching and research in pastoral theology, the study of theories and dynamics of personality, the practice and theory of pastoral theology and care, the critical and constructive reflection on the methods and substance of both theology and psychology, and structural intersectionality.

Faculty share in teaching and advising across various divinity degrees (MDiv, MTS, ThM, DMin), which prepare students for ministry and public leadership, and the Graduate Department of Religion degrees (MA, PhD), which prepare students for teaching and research. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach an introductory course in pastoral theology and care and will serve especially the following concentrations with the Divinity curriculum: Chaplaincy, and Pastoral and Prophetic Congregational Leadership. Appointed faculty will join the Religion, Psychology, and Culture area of Vanderbilt’s Graduate Department of Religion.

We are looking for a rising scholar with a significant agenda for Latinx research and publication, with special attention to gender and feminism in the disciplinary areas indicated; a deep knowledge of Latinx Christianity and participation in the lived experience of Latinx communities; familiarity with ethnographic or empirical research; an ability to teach a wide variety of students; and an interest in working with other University departments and programs such as the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, and the Vanderbilt Latina/o Studies and Latin American Studies Programs.

Applications from underrepresented candidates are especially welcome. Vanderbilt Divinity school has strong commitments to social justice and places a high value on diversity among its faculty and student body, as well as in research and teaching. Successful candidates will evidence commitment to these priorities. (see http://divinity.vanderbilt.edu/about/purposes.php).

The search committee will begin formal review of applications November 15, 2020. Cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three recommendation letters should be submitted via Interfolio at:  http://apply.interfolio.com/79281

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Listing expires:  11/15/20

Villanova University - Assistant Professor, Latinx Theology

The Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Villanova University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, to begin in fall 2021. We seek candidates whose research, teaching and/or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences in higher education, and particularly in Theology and Religious Studies. Successful candidates should have expertise in the field of Latinx theology and competency in systematic theology or constructive theology.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian Order located in the culturally diverse Philadelphia metropolitan area. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Just as diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission, the Department embraces diversity and inclusion practices as central tasks of theology and the study of religion at their best. Accordingly, we seek candidates who are committed to the development of vibrant communities that foster respect and appreciation for the spectrum of human diversity. We therefore especially welcome applicants who come from groups that are underrepresented in the Department and who will contribute to the further diversification of identities and ideas.

For information about the University, the College, and the Department, please consult http://www.villanova.edu. Direct inquiries to trsearch1@villanova.edu.

Our departmental programs provide an ecumenical environment in which undergraduate students complete core curriculum requirements and pursue a major and a minor in Theology and Religious Studies. Graduate students pursue master’s and doctoral degrees in Catholic Theology and prepare for college-level research and teaching; for lay ministry in diverse Christian churches; and for a wide range of professional careers, including additional advanced degrees in academic and professional schools, not-for-profit work, and public service.

Our new colleague must hold a doctorate by the start of the appointment and demonstrate the potential for excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service including student mentorship. Responsibilities include teaching core and elective courses in our undergraduate and graduate curricula as well as performing service to the Department, College, and the University.

Candidates are invited to apply online at https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/19255, with a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, transcripts (unofficial copies), and three statements: on teaching philosophy; on research interests; and on diversity, equity, and inclusion and how this commitment informs their pedagogy. If chosen as a finalist, a statement on Villanova’s mission must be provided. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via video conferencing. To receive consideration, we must receive all application materials by November 30, 2020.

Wake Forest University - Divinity School - Assistant Professor of Church History
Job Description Summary:

The Wake Forest University School of Divinity is seeking applications to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning July 2021. A Ph.D. in the history of Christianity (or closely related) is required.

Job Description: The successful candidate will teach a two-semester required survey of the history of Christianity, including global perspectives, and elective courses in the candidate’s area of specialization (the normal teaching load is 2-2). We seek candidates who are strongly dedicated to research and teaching as well as who possess broad historical knowledge of the Christian tradition.

Additional Job Description:

Application: For assured consideration, a complete application will include the following:

Cover letter (including a philosophy of teaching and a description of teaching and research interests), Transcript of highest completed degree, Curriculum vitae, Selected applicants will be asked to have three letters of recommendation sent directly via e-mail to Dr. Kevin Jung (jungk@wfu.edu).

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but to guarantee full consideration, applications should be complete by November 30th, 2020. Only online applications will be accepted. To apply, go to hr.wfu.edu/careers and select Faculty Openings.

Nominations or questions about the position can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Kevin Jung (jungk@wfu.edu).

Additional Information: Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. As an AA/EO employer, Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for final candidates upon their acceptance of an offer of employment.

Time Type Requirement: Full time

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.

Contact Information:
Ask HR
AskHR@wfu.edu
(336) 758-4700

Careers

Date Listing Expires: December 26, 2020

Western Theological Seminary - Holland, Michigan - Professor of New Testament

Western Theological Seminary is seeking a Professor of New Testament. Rank will be commensurate with professional experience, with a preference for a senior or mid-level scholar. This full-time, tenure-track appointment begins in July 2021. A candidate will adhere to Western’s Reformed, evangelical and ecumenical identity and contribute to its mission “to prepare Christians called by God to lead the church in mission.” Along with evidence of outstanding teaching, a successful candidate should have a strong scholarly publication record and deep love for God and the Church. Specialization in the Pauline corpus or General Writings is preferred. Review of letters of interest and CVs begins on October 1, 2020.

For more information, go to www.westernsem.edu/our calling/employment

Please send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: New Testament Search Committee, Attn: Rayetta Perez, Director of Administration and Human Resources, Western Theological Seminary, 101 East 13th Street, Holland, MI 49423-3622 or via email to: rayetta.perez@westernsem.edu

Listing expires: 11/20/2020

Contact Information:
RAYETTA PEREZ
rayetta.perez@westernsem.edu
(616) 392-8555

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