Georgetown University, Theology Department

Position ID:Georgetown-Theo-AP [#14641]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Washington, District of Columbia 20007, United States [map]
Subject Area: Religious Studies and Theology
Appl Deadline:2019/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2019/09/16, finished 2020/05/03, listed until 2019/11/02)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, invites applications for a Tenure Line, Assistant Professor position in Religions in the Global South, principally in Africa, South and Central America, or the Caribbean. 

We are particularly interested in candidates with ethnographic field experience. Areas of emphasis might include, but are not limited to, emerging theologies, the encounter of different religious visions, popular religious practices, religion and migration. Candidates should demonstrate an interest in and an aptitude for teaching undergraduates, as well as evidence of a promising scholarly publishing career. The person hired will be expected to regularly teach the general education course “The Problem of God” as well as electives and upper-level seminars in her or his field of expertise. The teaching load is two courses per semester. Involvement in the department’s Ph.D. program in religious pluralism is desirable. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in the life of the university and of the department, which is large and committed to diverse approaches to the study of religions and theologies. 

A Ph.D. is expected at the time of appointment. Start date is August 2020. 

Evaluation of dossiers will begin immediately. 
This is a 2-part application process. For your application to be fully considered, the following must be completed by November 1, 2019. 
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    • CV
    • 3 letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf through the AJO application portal 
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Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

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Further Info:
Box 571135
New North 120
Georgetown University
Washington DC 20057-1135

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