Theology, Assistant Professor, Systematic or Historical Theology, Tenure Track

first_imgLocation CodeTHEOLOGY (02111A) Position TitleTheology, Assistant Professor, Systematic or HistoricalTheology, Tenure Track The candidate will have a Ph.D. in systematic theology orhistorical (medieval, reformation, or early modern periods)theology at the time of appointment. Experience teaching orconducting research in the specialty areas of race, gender, orpost-colonial theory is desirable. Candidates for the position mustclearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research andteaching and have a record of (or clear potential for)distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and studentmentorship. The candidate should be willing to support the missionof LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education. Job CategoryUniversity Faculty Duties and Responsibilities Job Number85TBD FLSA StatusExempt Physical DemandsNone Department NameTHEOLOGY Number of Vacancies1 Job TitleTheology, Assistant Professor, Systematic or HistoricalTheology, Tenure Track Posting Details Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationCurriculum VitaeOther DocumentOptional Documents Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). CampusRogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Minimum Education and/or Work Experience Position Details Quick Link for Postinghttps://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/14584center_img Candidates should submit the following to www.careers.luc.edu: (1)a letter of interest that discusses the applicant’s researchinterests and agenda and teaching experience; (2) a currentCurriculum Vitae; (3) a statement addressing past and/or potentialcontributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research,teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse communitythrough scholarship and service. Applicants should also provide thenames and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak totheir professional qualifications for this position. Referenceswill not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent pointsin the review process. For further information or to forwardadditional materials related to teaching excellence and samples ofscholarly publications, please contact [email protected] or:Dr. Robert A. Di Vito, ChairDepartment of TheologyLoyola University Chicago1032 W. Sheridan RoadChicago, Illinois 60660Review of applications will begin on December 18, 2020 and continueuntil the position is filled.LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with astrong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying ourfaculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of itsprofessoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate studentpopulations because broad diversity – including a wide range ofindividuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – iscritical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence ineducation, research, educational access and services in anincreasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically assessingthe many qualifications of each applicant, we would factorfavorably an individual’s record of conduct that includesexperience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a widevariety of different educational, research or other workactivities. Among other qualifications, we would also factorfavorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriersto an academic career or degrees.As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seekcandidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver atransformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn moreabout LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website atwww.luc.edu/mission. For information about the university’s focuson transformative education, they should consult our website atwww.luc.edu/transformativeed. Open Until FilledYes Open Date11/24/2020 Desired Start Date08/09/2021 Position Number Job TypeFull-Time Is this split and/or fully grant funded?No Special Instructions to Applicants Position End Date The Department of Theology in the College of Arts and Sciences atLoyola University Chicago ( LUC ) invites applications for afull-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor,for academic year 2021-22. The department seeks applicants withexpertise in systematic or historical theology, conversant in themedieval, reformation, or early modern periods with an emphasis oncontextual theologies of race, gender, or post-colonial theory. Thedepartment serves the university’s undergraduate core curriculumand offers undergraduate majors and minors in Theology andReligious Studies. The department also offers an M.A. in BiblicalLanguages and Literature, Christian Ethics, and TheologicalStudies, and Ph.D. concentrations in New Testament/EarlyChristianity, Ethics, and Theology. The successful candidate willbe joining a department with 28 full-time faculty members,approximately 50 undergraduate majors and minors, and 50 graduatestudents. For more information about the department visitwww.luc.edu/theology.This search is part of a University-wide, multi-year hiringinitiative designed to hire outstanding researchers and teacherswho are reflective of our diverse student body and committed tointerdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across differentsubfields and disciplines) and the pursuit of external grants. Ofspecial interest are candidates who can further the University’sefforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.Candidates should be prepared to teach a variety of graduate andundergraduate courses that serve the department’s diversemulti-cultural and multi-religious student body, as well as theJesuit students in the First Studies program. This faculty memberwill teach undergraduate core courses (Introduction to Theology aswell as Christianity through Time), an upper-level undergraduatesequence of courses on the history of Christian thought, as well asgraduate-level seminars in their areas of historical andtheoretical expertise. The successful candidate is expected topursue a strong research program, including the pursuit of externalgrants. Organizational LocationPROVOST The candidate will have a Ph.D. in systematic theology orhistorical (medieval, reformation, or early modern periods)theology at the time of appointment. Experience teaching orconducting research in the specialty areas of race, gender, orpost-colonial theory is desirable. Candidates for the position mustclearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research andteaching and have a record of (or clear potential for)distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and studentmentorship. The candidate should be willing to support the missionof LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education. Close Date Qualifications Working ConditionsNonelast_img

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