RE position at Fordham

Fordham University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution, invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education (GRE), beginning August 2018. Applications require a completed Ph.D. in Religious Education; or Theology, Practical Theology, Religion with a concentration in Religious Education; or equivalent. ABD applicants will be considered only if they will have earned the degree by May 2018. The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of religious education and catechesis as an interdisciplinary field of study, including an understanding of the history and practice of religious education and familiarity with scholarship at the intersection of the fields of religious studies/theology and education. Secondary expertise is expected in one or more of the following areas: pastoral theology and ministry – especially youth and young adult ministry, practical theology, intercultural ministry, leadership, or systematic theology. The position will involve online teaching, on campus teaching, student advising, scholarly productivity, as well as institutional and professional service. The successful candidate will also be involved in mentoring MA major papers, serving as the mentor or reader on dissertation committees for PhD in Religious Education students, and serving as a reader and possibly a mentor on dissertation and project committees for DMin students. The GRE seeks a highly qualified, diverse applicant pool and especially encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Successful candidates will have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit education.

Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, NY, and its London Centre in Heythrop College in the United Kingdom. For more information see:

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Application Procedure

Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy/interest, and three letters of recommendation along with contact phone numbers for references. Materials should be submitted electronically to horell [at] fordham [dot] edu. Review of applications will begin January 30th and continue until the position is filled.

GRE Faculty Search
Dr. Harold Horell, Search Chair
Fordham University
Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education
441 East Fordham Road
Keating Hall Room 303
Bronx, BY 10458
horell [at] fordham [dot] ed

Fordham University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.

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