Duke University, Duke Divinity School

Position ID:Duke-Duke Divinity School-FACHISXTY [#16866]
Position Title: Faculty Position in the History of Christianity
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Religious Studies / Protestant Christianity: History, Theology
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2020/09/14)
Position Description:    

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DUKE UNIVERSITY The Divinity School Faculty Position in the History of Christianity

Duke University Divinity School seeks to make a faculty appointment in the History of Christianity, focusing on the Late Medieval and Early Modern Eras (14th-17th c.), effective July 1, 2021. Applications are sought from persons with expertise in the theological, ecclesial, exegetical, cultural, ritual/liturgical, and social developments in these periods, including but not limited to the Catholic and Protestant reformations. The candidate appointed to this position will be expected to co-teach the introductory church history courses for the MDiv, MTS, MA, and/or DMin programs, as well as courses that satisfy denominational requirements in history and doctrine (e.g., Lutheran, Reformed). Additionally, the appointed candidate will be expected to teach advanced seminars in the candidate’s expertise for students in the PhD and ThD programs.

The position is open-rank. Precise faculty rank and salary will be set according to qualifications and experience. A scholarly doctorate (PhD or ThD) and a master’s degree in a theological discipline, preferably the M.Div., are required, and ordination is preferred. Women, ethnic minorities, and persons from Methodist/Wesleyan traditions are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two syllabi (including one for an introductory master’s level course in the History of Christianity), a scholarly essay, and the names of three persons from whom letters of reference may be obtained. Review of applications and nominations will begin November 1, 2020.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, or disability.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


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Duke Divinity School
Box 90968
Durham, NC 27708

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