The Department of Religious Studies at Santa Clara University, a private Jesuit Catholic university in Silicon Valley, invites applications for a tenure track position in theological social ethics to start September 1, 2019. The areas of focus are open, but all candidates must demonstrate familiarity with and an ability to engage Catholic social teaching. The department is particularly interested in candidates who can engage the diverse religious and social landscape of Silicon Valley and the complex challenges that arise in the region (e.g., immigration, social inequality, race relations). Candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in theology or religious studies by the time of appointment; evidence of excellent university-level teaching; an agenda for scholarship leading to publication in the area of theological social ethics; and understand and support the University’s Jesuit mission.
The application deadline is October 15, 2018. For information on the department, visit www.scu.edu/religiousstudies); for the full position description and application instructions, visit https://jobs.scu.edu/postings/7507.
Santa Clara University is an EO/AA employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Also, in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University annually collects and makes publicly available information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents (www.scu.edu/cs/).