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Part-Time Visiting Faculty Position in Religious Studies (History of Christianity)

College of the Holy Cross
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 3, 2022
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The Department of Religious Studies at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting part-time faculty position to teach two sections of History of Christianity 2 (RELS 119) during the Spring semester to begin in January 2023. The course offers a survey of the development of Christianity, both its theology and its structures, from the fifteenth century to today. Successful candidates will be able to teach a variety of approaches, such as decolonial, feminist, or global perspectives


Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field.

Application Instructions

Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interests, graduate transcripts (Ph.D. preferred), and two confidential letters of recommendation.

In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or service would support the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see​ ​ ​). The College values cultural and intellectual pluralism as integral to this mission and essential to the excellence of our academic program. Thus your application should highlight how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or service might support the commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit ​.

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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.


College of the Holy Cross requires that all faculty and staff show proof of full vaccination by an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine before beginning employment, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted. New faculty members believing they need an accommodation of this policy because of a disability, sincerely-held religious belief, or otherwise should inform Human Resources after an offer of employment is extended; please do not include any medical, genetic, or religious information in your application materials .

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,100 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts ( ) and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium ( ) .

The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

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