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Assistant Professor of Theology

Employer
Benedictine University
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Not Specified
Closing date
May 22, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Other Humanities, Religion, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor of Theology


Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community, inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition and Benedictine values. We seek employees who will contribute to the advancement of our mission by helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as engaged citizens who care for the Earth, welcome people of diverse faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The Department of Theology at Benedictine University seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Theology beginning Fall 2020. We are seeking collegial candidates eager to join a faculty team committed to creating a dynamic, welcoming learning environment for our exceptionally diverse student population.

Areas of Specialization: We seek a theologian who specializes in either Christian Ethics/Catholic Social Teaching (could include focus on public health, business ethics, sexual ethics, criminal justice, or environmental ethics) or Benedictine Studies (could include focus on liturgy, spirituality, history, or monastic theology).

Required Qualifications:



Responsibilities include teaching a wide range of theology courses as well as courses within Benedictine University’s General Education curriculum. Candidates should be collegial and focused on teaching undergraduates, with a realistic research agenda given the teaching commitment. The ideal candidate should also have experience in/openness to online teaching, experiential learning/learning communities, and program assessment, plus the ability to reach our diverse student body (which includes significant religious diversity, as well as first generation, immigrant, and other non-traditional students). Candidates must have completed their doctorate by the time of appointment.

Application Process: A letter of application, CV, and the names of three references should be submitted to Academic Jobs Online. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should be received by January 19, 2020, for full consideration. Additional documentation should be emailed to humanresources@ben.edu for uploading.

Candidates who are offered a faculty position at Benedictine University must present Official Transcripts and Curriculum Vitae (CV) in order to be considered for the position, and must present them to Human Resources before the position starts.

Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan programs; athletic and other University administered programs or employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored institution. This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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