Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Faculty Jobs

St. John's University

Assistant Professor, Theology – TF 14-13

Assistant Professor, Theology – TF 14-13
Department of Theology and Religious Studies
St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Queens Campus

The Department seeks applications for one non-tenure track position. We seek a scholar with strong interest and ability in undergraduate teaching, facility in the use of technology (including distance learning) and theological specialization in contextual theology, cross cultural theology, or global Christianity. Applicants will be expected to teach “Introduction to Christianity” regularly in addition to more specialized courses. The ideal candidate will possess a terminal degree in theology by the time of the hire, evidence of teaching experience, demonstrate potential for publication in refereed journals, and be committed to St. John’s mission as a Roman Catholic and Vincentian university.
Send letter of application, resume, and three letters of reference to: Christopher Vogt, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, St. John Hall Room B26-B1. Or email: vogtc@stjohns.edu.
St. John’s University is one of the nation’s largest Catholic universities with about 20,000 students and five campuses, four in the New York metropolitan area.
St. John's is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.


Finlandia University seeks to fill a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 2013.  An earned doctorate in religion, philosophy or related field is required.  ABDs are encouraged to apply.
We seek a generalist who can support and deliver a religion/philosophy curriculum that reflects Finlandia's vision of accompanying the whole student.  Area of expertise is open.   Candidates should be committed to engaged and excellent teaching in introductory classes for the broader student body as well developing and strengthening upper-division offerings.  Other responsibilities include advising/mentoring students and contributing to program development.  Professional development and service are also expected.  A background in church-related trends in religion/philosophy curricula and service learning would be desirable.  Candidate will have the willingness to collaborate with other ELCA colleges and/or seminaries on programmatic initiatives.
Finlandia University is in Michigan's Upper Peninsula just minutes from the southern shore of Lake Superior.  Natural beauty, mining and immigrant history, a thriving arts community, and year-round outdoor recreation opportunities are plentiful in this region known as the Copper Country.  For more information, please visit www.finlandia.edu.
Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, names and contact information of four professional references, graduate transcripts (copies of transcripts are acceptable for early stages of the interview process), and supporting materials (i.e. teaching evaluations, teaching portfolio) to: Dr. Christine O'Neil, Dean, Suomi College of Arts & Sciences, 601 Quincy Street, Hancock, MI 49930, christine.oneil@finlandia.edu.
Review of applications will begin February 1, 2013, and continue until the position is filled.  For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. O'Neil at 906.487.7328 or christine.oneil@finlandia.edu.
Finlandia is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples.  A list of all openings can be found at http://www.finlandia.edu/human-resources.
Finlandia University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex/gender, age, disability, religion, veteran status, familial status, height, weight, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable law in admissions, employment, athletics, programs, and activities.

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