Working within the newly established the Howard Thurman Center
for Justice and Transformational Ministry (HTC) at Hartford
International University, this candidate will be grounded in the
commitments and spirit of Howard Thurman, dedicated to social
justice for all people across boundaries, and reflect the mission
of the HTC. HIU and HTC are interested in a scholar who reflects
the art of activism and applied theology in the life of the Black
Church, an awareness of black historical trauma, including its
ongoing social, economic, and psychological effects, and who is
committed to charting paths forward with other partner communities.
The responsibilities of this position include teaching in the
academic graduate programs of HIU, the certificate Black Ministry
Program, and the non-degree workshops of the HTC. This Black Church
scholar would sit on the faculty of HIU at the assistant,
associate, or full professor rank, according to their current
academic and professional qualifications. They will also work
closely with the Director of the HTC and Black Ministries Program
to further the work of the HTC at HIU.
Though envisioned as a full-time faculty position, part-time
appointments may also be considered for the right candidate.
Residency in the Greater Hartford area is required as part of this
position’s administrative and teaching duties.
Rank is open; Ph.D. or its equivalent is preferred. Review of
applications will begin on March 1, 2022, and will continue until
the position is filled. A complete application should be
submitted electronically to Ms. Andrea Jones
at firstname.lastname@example.org and
includes a letter of application, a current curriculum
vitae, and three letters of reference submitted directly by
the recommenders. For further information, please contact the Rev.
Dr. Ben Watts, chair of the search committee, at BWatts@hartfordinternational.edu.
Hartford International is a religiously diverse community and
expects its faculty to appreciate, honor, and respectfully engage
views and traditions that are different from one’s own.
Hartford International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Established in 1834, Hartford International University for
Religion and Peace is a graduate school for religious and
theological studies. It is a multi-faith environment with a proven
ability to prepare leaders for the complex world that surrounds us.
Hartford International offers degree programs and graduate
certificates as well as leadership certificates. Its students are
interested in serving their communities and deepening their own
faiths, as well as understanding the faiths of others. Hartford
International also strengthens religious communities through its
programs of research and education. Hartford International has a
diverse population with many international students.