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Tenure Track: Assistant Professor of Theology

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Xavier University of Louisiana

The Department of Theology at Xavier University of Louisiana invites applicants for a nine-month tenure-track entry-level Assistant Professor position, beginning Fall 2019. Primary Concentration: Systematic/Fundamental Theology, with emphasis in Black Theology and feminist/Womanist Theology. A Ph.D. in Theology or Religious Studies is required, with ABD candidates considered. The successful candidate is expected to teach effectively, advise students, and conduct and publish independent and collaborative research.

Founded in 1925 by Saint Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, XULA is Catholic and historically Black. Located in New Orleans, the mission of the University is to contribute to the promotion of a more just and humane society by preparing its students to assume roles of leadership and service in a global society. 

Application procedures:  Log in to our online system at: https://jobs.xula.edu.  Attach a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, research plans, and a separate document containing the names, titles, mailing addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses for all three individuals providing letters of recommendation. The letter of application should be addressed to Dr. Paul Schafer, Search Committee Chair. Letters of recommendation must speak to the applicant’s academic training and suitability for this position; teaching experiences; area of scholarship; and ability to work with undergraduate students from diverse racial and cultural backgrounds.  

Review of applications will begin on January 7, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with applicant’s credentials and qualifications. 

Xavier University of Louisiana is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and women and U.S. racial and ethnic minorities are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA

The deadline for applications for this position is January 7, 2019.