Visiting Danforth Chair in the Humanities - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States


Detailed Job Description

Saint Louis University, a Jesuit Catholic institution dedicated to education, research, healthcare and service, seeks applicants for an 11-month position to hold the Danforth Chair in Theological Studies. The position of Visiting Professor would begin 01 August 2016 and end on 30 June 2017. The Department of Theological Studies seeks an outstanding scholar with a strong record of publication and extensive research experience in one or more of the sub-disciplines of theology. The successful candidate will pursue a research project during the academic year. (S)He will teach one course in the Spring semester (either an upper division or graduate course) and give one public lecture in the academic year. (S)He will also be available for consultation to the doctoral students in the department. The holder of the chair will have full access to all of the University’s research resources and systems. The position includes a research fund and a dedicated graduate research assistant. The minimum requirements for the position
are a PhD or an equivalent terminal degree in Theological Studies or a related field, at least two years teaching experience at the post-secondary level, and a significant record of peer-reviewed publications.

Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled. All applications must be made
online at Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and a list of three referees.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages
applications from women and minority candidates.

Keyword Phrases

  • Theological Studies
  • Visiting Danforth Chair in the Humanities
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Religion & Theology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Department Chair
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter