YDS: Christian Spirituality

Yale Divinity School invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Christian Spirituality to begin July 1, 2020. The rank of the appointment may be assistant or associate professor with or without tenure. Yale Divinity School provides an ecumenical environment in which students are prepared for ordained and lay ministry in diverse Christian churches and for a wide range of professional careers, including additional advanced degrees in academic and professional schools, not-for-profit work, and public service.

Candidates must hold (or be on the verge of completing) a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have strong potential as an instructor. The successful candidate should have expertise in the field of Christian Spirituality. The subfield within this specialization is open. Candidates might work in ascetical theology, contemplative studies, creation spirituality (eco-spirituality), the history of spirituality, materiality and spiritual practices, mysticism, or the spirituality of activism; they might utilize an interdisciplinary framework such as psychology and religion or spirituality and leadership; or they might engage in scholarship that blends attention to politics, cultural studies, and spiritual practices within congregations or other communities of conviction.

A letter of application with curriculum vitae and three letters of reference should be submitted online at [http://apply.interfolio.com/69867].] Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019. We will accept applications until the position is filled.

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and especially encourages applications from women and gender-nonconforming persons, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

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