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Assistant Professor in Fundamental Moral Theology

Employer
Providence College
Location
Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Classics, English & Literature, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Other Humanities, Religion
Employment Type
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

Job Title Assistant Professor in Fundamental Moral Theology Rank Assistant Professor Tenure Information Tenure Track Job Description
The Providence College Theology Department invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professorship in fundamental moral theology. Essential Duties
A robust record of research and teaching in Roman Catholic Moral Theology is highly preferred. A candidate with strong knowledge of the moral thought of Thomas Aquinas is preferred. A successful candidate should also demonstrate a commitment to and competence for teaching in our team-taught interdisciplinary Development of Western Civilization program, as well as a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom and in their work more broadly.

Education and Experience Required
Finalists for this search will submit a response to the College’s Mission Statement. A successful candidate will have an earned Ph.D. no later than July 1, 2022.

Position starts Fall 2022. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, the College especially encourages applications from women and persons of color. As the student body at Providence College grows increasingly diverse, we have a strong preference for candidates who demonstrate a deep commitment to and proven ability in supporting the success of students from historically marginalized economic, social, and cultural groups. Application materials must be submitted electronically to https://careers.providence.edu by Oct. 15th. The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vita, evidence of past and/or prospective future contributions to the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion, a teaching statement/philosophy, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Questions about the position may be addressed to Robert Barry, the chair of the search committee, at rbarry@providence.edu .

Posting Number F121P Open Date 09/23/2021 Close Date 10/15/2021 Open Until Filled No Full consideration of application if received by: 10/15/2021 Instructions to candidates
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. The standard teaching load is 3/3, and most classes have 15-25 students enrolled. 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. We believe that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of our academic program and strive to foster an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a stellar and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. As such, a pillar of Providence College’s Strategic Plan PC200, Goal II is to support and retain diverse faculty.” To review the strategic plan, please visit https://strategic-plan.providence.edu. Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please provide evidence of past and/or prospective future contributions to the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

    (Open Ended Question)

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

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