Lecturer in Religious Studies

Washington, United States
Competitive Salary
Feb 01, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Religious Studies at Gonzaga University invites applications for a one-year fixed term (non-tenure track) position in the area of Latin American Christianity to begin Fall 2021. Areas of specialization and methodological approaches may include, but are not limited to, liberation theologies; mujerista/womanist theologies; historical, ethnographic, and ethical perspectives; women’s and gender studies; or comparative studies. The position involves a 4/4 teaching load emphasizing excellence in undergraduate teaching. The Department of Religious Studies and the College of Arts and Sciences are committed to inclusive excellence by promoting the success of a diverse population of students.

To apply of view the complete position description, please visit our online application at www.gonzaga.edu/jobs.  Applicant must complete an online application and submit (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) names and contact information for three professional references (letters will be requested when finalists are selected), (4) a one-page teaching philosophy that includes evidence of how the candidate will contribute to an inclusive learning environment, and your record of activities to date, and (5) unofficial graduate transcripts. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Kevin B. McCruden, Chair, Department of Religious Studies, at mccruden@gonzaga.edu. The position closes on March 2, 2021, at midnight PST. For assistance with the online application, please call 509.313.5996.


Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer, and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status. 


Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at Gonzaga University. Gonzaga’s academic excellence can only be fully realized by all members who share our commitment to these principles. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.