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Assistant Professor, Theology

Employer
Gannon University
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Apr 5, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Special Education, Humanities, Other Humanities, Religion, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Administrative, Student Affairs, Religious Affairs & Ministry
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Theology to begin in August 2022. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in Catholic Moral Theology, Foundational Theology, and their area of expertise, and will possess a thorough knowledge of the breadth of the Roman Catholic theological tradition and its contemporary application. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in Comparative Theology and World Religions. Other preferred competencies include Black Theology or Feminist Theology. Candidates whose work demonstrates a commitment to social justice, inclusive excellence, and diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will advise students and prepare them intellectually, professionally, and personally, and will be expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon. Requirements include an earned doctorate in Theology, Religious Studies, or a related discipline (completed by the time of appointment) with demonstrated teaching excellence in higher education. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.

Gannon is located in the heart of downtown Erie, Pennsylvania, along the shores of Lake Erie and close to businesses, organizations, and government agencies that are active partners in helping our students receive a hands-on education. Erie is a major tourist destination boasting 11 beaches, a wide variety of seasonal activities, professional sports teams, a professional symphony, multiple venues for live theater and music, and many other entertainment options. Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo are within a two-hour drive.

Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, C.V., evidence of effective teaching methods and productive scholarship in your respective field, and the contact information for three professional references to https://gannon.peopleadmin.com/postings/7643.A review of applications will begin immediately, and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicants. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about Gannon, visit www.gannon.edu.
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