Post-Doctoral Scholar in Catholic Studies

Job description

Job Title:

Post-Doctoral Scholar in Catholic Studies

Requisition Number:

FE02553

Department Name:

8E000:College of Arts & Sciences

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Type of Position:

Temporary

Position Time Status :

Full-Time

Tenure Track Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Required Education:

PhD in hand, having completed a dissertation related to some aspect of Church History, Catholic art, Catholic architecture, Catholic music, Catholic liturgy, Catholicism and literature, the sociology of Catholicism, the anthropology of Catholic communities, gender and Catholicism, Catholic Philosophy, Jewish-Catholic relations, Islamic-Catholic relations, Catholic mission history, Catholicism in Latin American society or politics, Catholicism in China or Japan, Biblical Studies, Catholicism and the environment, or another field centered on Catholic tradition, experience, or impact.

Required Related Experience:

N/A

Required License/Registration/Certification:

N/A

Job Summary:

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY invites applications for a post-doctoral scholar in the field of Catholic Studies. This position will begin in August 2021 and is possibly renewable for one year. Applicants must have Ph.D. in hand, having completed a dissertation related to some aspect of Church History, Catholic art, Catholic architecture, Catholic music, Catholic liturgy, Catholicism and literature, the sociology of Catholicism, the anthropology of Catholic communities, gender and Catholicism, Catholic Philosophy, Jewish-Catholic relations, Islamic-Catholic relations, Catholic mission history, Catholicism in Latin American society or politics, Catholicism in China or Japan, Biblical Studies, Catholicism and the environment, or another field centered on Catholic tradition, experience, or impact. The position carries a 2-2 teaching load, for some combination of existing courses in the catalogue and courses proposed by the Scholar. The Scholar will also work with the Director of World Religions and other faculty on future curricular development and public programming to be implemented during the year of the appointment. It is expected that the Scholar will be in residence and available for in-person teaching.

Applications should include: 1.) a brief description of research interests (upload as Specific Request 1); 2.) a brief one paragraph description of the elements you would include in one of the existing Christianity or Methodology courses, listed at worldreligions.as.uky.edu/minor (upload as Specific Request 2); 3.) brief proposals (one paragraph for each) for two additional courses in Catholic Studies or Religious Studies (upload as Specific Request 3); 4.) a title and short abstract for a public lecture you would like to give in a “Catholicism and…” series (upload as Writing Sample); 5.) a one-paragraph description of a text on which you would like to guide a workshop for a general audience interested in Catholic Studies (upload as Cover Letter); and 6.) a curriculum vitae. In addition, please provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Application deadline is March 15, 2021.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :

No

Deadline to Apply:

03/15/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

 

 

 

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Posted: 2/18/2021
Application Due: 5/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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