Interreligious Education

Oregon, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 03, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Claremont School of Theology wishes to welcome to our faculty a creative and productive scholar and teacher in Interreligious Education, preferably a person who has experiential grounding in a tradition other than Christianity. The position is full-time and tenured/tenure-track at the assistant or associate professor level. Responsibilities include teaching and advising in M.Div., M.T.S., M.A., D.Min., and Ph.D. programs; research and scholarship; service to the School; and service to the profession, religious communities, and other contexts. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or Th.D., teaching experience, a record of scholarship, and practical experience in interreligious education and activism.

The successful candidate will be able to teach interreligious education and religious formation at the master’s level, prepare students for ministerial vocations, and provide academic guidance for doctoral students in religious education. Further, the successful candidate will enjoy engaging religious and cultural diversity, and will strive with us to explore, for example, issues related to colonialism, race/racism, gender/sexism, globalization, sexual identity, and interreligious dialogue. 

Claremont School of Theology is an ecumenical and interreligious institution that seeks to instill students with the ethical integrity, religious intelligence, and intercultural understanding necessary to become effective in thought and action as spiritual leaders in the increasingly diverse, multi-religious world of the twenty-first century. Faculty, staff, and students represent several religious traditions, more than thirty Christian denominations, and a rich ethnic and international diversity. We seek a scholar-practitioner who will work collegially with us as the school transitions to our next phase as a graduate school of theology of Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. Rank and salary will be determined by qualifications and experience. This position is sited full-time in Oregon. 

Application Process: The position is available August 1, 2021, pending budgetary approval. Evaluation of applications will begin November 15, 2020, and the position will remain open until filled. Applicants are requested to send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of  3-5 references to the Dean’s Office, (Electronic Submissions only)

Women and scholar-practitioners grounded in a tradition other than Christianity are encouraged to apply. Claremont School of Theology is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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