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Assistant Professor of Theology-New Testament

Employer
Providence College
Location
Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 8, 2022

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Full Time
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Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor of Theology-New Testament Rank Assistant Professor Tenure Information Tenure Track Job Description
The Providence College Theology Department invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in the New Testament and its reception. Strong candidates should be conversant in both modern approaches to reading the New Testament and its reception in the patristic, medieval, and/or modern periods.

Candidates should be prepared to offer courses on the New Testament as well as other areas of theology as part of the College’s core curriculum. Candidates should also demonstrate a commitment to and competence for teaching in the Providence College team-taught interdisciplinary Development of Western Civilization program. There will also be the opportunity to teach in the Department’s graduate program. In addition to a robust record of teaching and research in the area of New Testament and its reception, the successful candidate will be committed to the Providence College’s quest to build a community informed by justice, inclusion, and charity.

Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Eastern Province Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can strongly affirm and contribute enthusiastically to its mission. Finalists for this search will submit a response to the College’s Mission Statement ( https://about.providence.edu/mission/ ).

Tenure-track faculty appointments at Providence College offer competitive salaries and full benefits. Additionally, the College provides reimbursement of relocation costs, and financial support for faculty development. Faculty may also apply for a semester-long paid sabbatical to support their scholarship before tenure. Essential Duties
The standard teaching load is 3/3, and most classes have 15-25 students enrolled. Education and Experience Required
A successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in New Testament or an allied discipline no later than July 1, 2023.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F158P Open Date 09/08/2022 Close Date 12/15/2022 Open Until Filled No Full consideration of application if received by: Instructions to candidates
The position starts fall 2023. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, the College especially encourages applications from women and persons of color. Applicants should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, three references for letters of recommendation, a teaching statement, and evidence of teaching effectiveness electronically to https://careers.providence.edu by Dec. 15th, 2022.

Questions about the position may be addressed to James Keating, the chair of the search committee, at jkeating@providence.edu. Alternate Application Submission Instructions College Information/EOE Statement
Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. An AA/ EOE, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons of color. Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Statement / Philosophy
  5. Evidence of teaching effectiveness
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