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
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 email@example.com 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.
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