ADJUNCT FACULTY/Theology & Religious Studies/One-Year Sabbatical Replacement, 2014-15 - Saint Mary's College-California in Moraga California

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Saint Mary's College-California

Moraga, California

United States


Detailed Job Description

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.



We seek a scholar and teacher in Biblical Studies—Hebrew Bible or New Testament—who is conversant with Catholic Christian theological concerns in the tradition of the Second Vatican Council. Our student body is diverse, and we seek a candidate who can speak and relate to students of color, minorities, and women.  Candidates from these under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Teaching responsibilities include the lower division biblical studies course—TRS 097: “The Bible and Its Interpretation,” as well as upper division TRS courses in Biblical Studies. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Catholic, Lasallian, and Liberal Arts traditions of the College.

Experience and Qualifications:

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies or a sub-field thereof (or have reached the ABD stage in their progress toward a doctoral degree [i.e., completion of all qualifying and competency examinations]). Preference will be given to candidates with evidence of teaching effectiveness (particularly among undergraduates).

Salary Information

Depends on Qualifications


TO APPLY:Please apply on-line at complete application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for two references, sample course syllabi, and recent teaching evaluations. Candidates should expect that references will be contacted, in confidence, by the College and that credentials will be confirmed prior to hire. Inquiries to department chair: Zach Flanagin at Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

Keyword Phrases

  • Catholic, Lasallian, liberal arts college
  • De La Salle Christian Brothers
  • committed to the educational benefits of diversity
  • Religion & Theology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter