Skip to main content

Adjunct, Religious and Theological Studies

Salve Regina University
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 30, 2023

Job Details

About Salve Regina University:

Salve Regina University, ranked as one of the most transformative colleges in the United States by Money Magazine, is a comprehensive Catholic University located in the scenic coastal community of Newport, Rhode Island. The University's commitment to academic success and personal discovery extends beyond its historic campus into a dynamic world where the application of higher thinking and skill are most valued. Salve Regina offers bachelor's and master's degree programs, graduate certificates, and doctoral programs in humanities, international relations and nursing. Enrollment includes more than 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world.

Job Description:


The Religious and Theological Studies department at Salve Regina University is seeking a theologian with competence in the Catholic tradition (theology, scripture, and/or ethics) and interest in dialogue with world religions to teach introductory level courses. Upper-level courses may also be available, depending on departmental schedules and the applicant's area of expertise. This is an ongoing search, as teaching opportunities are available in the department most semesters. The applicant is expected to support the university's mercy mission and to foster an inclusive and engaging classroom.

  • Prepare and teach assigned courses at their designated times, and in accordance with their published catalog descriptions
  • Prepare and objectively grade assignments, exams and other assessments in a timely manner and in accordance with university policies
  • Maintain accurate and transparent student records
  • Foster student success through maintenance of regularly scheduled office hours and timely responses to email inquiries
  • Adhere to all administrative University policies
  • Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics
  • Work collaboratively with the appointed course coordinator and/or laboratory coordinator, where applicable

  • A minimum of a Master's degree in theology (or related field) or other terminal professional degree. A Ph.D. is preferred, but not required.
  • Demonstrable experience teaching at the undergraduate level
  • Ability to teach courses at their scheduled times (may be morning, afternoon or evening)
  • Experience using technology and interactive electronic materials to support teaching and learning
  • Knowledge of Learning Management Systems such as Canvas

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.



Salve Regina University

From our cornerstone mercy mission to the classic ideals of our liberal arts approach, tradition matters at Salve Regina. It’s woven throughout our 80-acre campus, embedded in our historic buildings and infused in the culture of Newport, Rhode Island.

Tradition at Salve Regina means we remember where we began. Since our founding by the Sisters of Mercy in 1934, we have grown to a community of more than 2,800 undergraduate and graduate students who proudly carry forward our mission in their personal and professional lives. Fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, we are committed to fueling the imagination and encouraging the academic ambitions of our bright and curious students.

At Salve Regina, tradition blends seamlessly with progress. We empower students to explore their talents through diverse academic offerings, student organizations, service initiatives and athletic teams. Our collaborative learning environment and vibrant campus community inspire the pursuit of excellence and breach the limits of personal potential.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert