Assistant or Associate Professor, Theology

  • Gannon University
  • Erie, PA, USA
  • Jan 30, 2024
Full time Religious Studies & Theology

Job Description

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Assistant or Associate Professor, Theology

Position Summary:
The College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Theology to begin in August 2024.

The successful candidate will be a scholar of Catholic Theology, and will have a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and mentorship of undergraduates. Teaching responsibilities include foundational and integrative Theology courses in the liberal core, as well as online courses in the university's newly revised master's program in Pastoral Theology. The successful candidate will also contribute to the university's commitment to the encyclical Laudato Si' and integral ecology. Candidates whose work demonstrates a commitment to social justice, inclusive excellence and diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.The successful candidate will advise students and prepare them intellectually, professionally and personally, and will be expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon. Requirements include an earned doctorate in Theology or a related discipline (completed by time of appointment) with demonstrated teaching excellence in higher education. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The functions below are detailed in the faculty handbook in Volume IV of the Institutional Policy Manual.

  1. Teach 24 credit hours in the academic year or as otherwise specified by the faculty member's appointment notice; student course evaluations are to be completed in each course. Faculty are expected to employ sound pedagogical practices and to use technology as appropriate, including the University's learning management system. Faculty shall assist with course revisions and curriculum development as needed.
  2.  Achieve appropriate student-learning outcomes in all courses taught.
  3. Engage in scholarly pursuits pertinent to their academic discipline. Scholarship, as defined by the Boyer model, includes: The Scholarship of Discovery; The Scholarship of Integration: The Scholarship of Application; and The Scholarship of Teaching.
  4. Participate in service to the University, the community and to their profession. Attend convocations, commencement exercises, college meetings, and community meetings.
  5. Participate in ongoing professional development.
  6. Assist, advise, and mentor students enrolled in the University.
  7. Fulfill the essential duties and responsibilities of a faculty member as described in Volume IV of the Gannon University Institutional Policy Manual which contains the approved policies and procedures of the University concerning the terms and conditions of faculty employment at the University.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
Education: An earned doctorate in Theology or related discipline.Licenses and Certifications: As may be required for the discipline.University Mission: Must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its strong liberal arts foundation that supports exemplary professional education programs.


Application Details (to apply use the Apply Now button below.)

Location: Erie, Pa
Employment Status: Full Time
Department: Col.Humanities,Ed.&SocScience
Division: Dept.of Theology
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