Loyola University Maryland, a Jesuit Catholic liberal arts university in Baltimore, Maryland, seeks applicants for a tenure-track position as assistant professor of Theology, with primary specialization in Comparative Theology. We are seeking a colleague who has expertise in Christian theology and in Christianity's engagement with another religious tradition from either an historical or contemporary perspective, has proficiency in the relevant languages needed for primary research, and will expand upon our current areas of expertise in comparative theology. The position begins August 24, 2017, and the successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree completed by the time of employment.
In addition to teaching undergraduate and masters-level courses in his or her area of specialty, applicants must be able to teach a one-semester undergraduate introductory course in Christian theology. Faculty teach this course according to their respective strengths. All sections of the introductory course encompass an introduction to scripture, soundings in the theological tradition, and contemporary theological questions. A further description of this and other theology course offerings can be found at http://www.loyola.edu/department/records/catalogues. Faculty are expected to contribute to the Catholic and Jesuit mission of the University in ways appropriate to their discipline and experience.
Loyola University Maryland is a selective liberal arts university in the Jesuit Catholic tradition. The university is committed to intellectual excellence and social justice as it prepares students for a diverse and changing world. Loyola has a Campus Ministry, a Center for Community Service and Justice, and a range of inter-disciplinary minors, including African and African American Studies, Asian Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Catholic Studies, and a major in Global Studies. Most recently, an initiative in Peace and Justice was launched. Loyola has a beautiful historic Evergreen campus in Baltimore and Graduate Centers in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls over 4,000 students in its undergraduate programs and about 2,000 students in its graduate programs.
Loyola is committed to fostering an inclusive environment and seeks applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to its educational mission. Loyola is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. Additional information is available at www.loyola.edu.
To apply, please go to www.loyola.edu/careers to submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and copies of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work. In addition, please have three letters of recommendation sent to Ms. Susan Szczybor, Department of Theology, Loyola University Maryland, 4501 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21210 or electronically to email@example.com. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by October 15, 2016.
Please have three letters of recommendation sent to Ms. Susan Szczybor, Department of Theology, Loyola University Maryland, 4501 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21210 or electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background check.