Faculty Position in World Religions

Wheaton College Illinois
Wheaton, IL
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Oct 22, 2021

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Position: Faculty Position in World Religions Location: Wheaton, IL
Job Id: 660 # of Openings: 1 Wheaton College (IL)Faculty Position in World ReligionsSchool of Biblical and Theological Studies The School of Biblical and Theological Studies at Wheaton College (IL) invites applications for a faculty position in World Religions. This full-time, tenure-track appointment begins in July 2022. We seek an exceptional scholar with strong skills in teaching, research, and mentoring, and a commitment to the integration of Christian faith and learning. Responsibilities will include teaching introductory courses in world religions, developing a certificate program, and contributing to the broader liberal arts curriculum. As a member of the School of Biblical and Theological Studies, this faculty member will engage constructively with Christian scripture and theology as part of the overall task of educating the whole person to build the Church and benefit society worldwide. A Ph.D. in Religious Studies, Comparative Religions, Anthropology of Religions or a related field is required. The successful candidate will possess a strong record of scholarship, teaching, and mentoring or will demonstrate an academic trajectory that clearly shows the promise of excellence in these areas. The position may be filled at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. Rank will be determined based on qualifications. An application will be sent to promising inquirers. Review of applicants will begin on September 1 and continue until the position is filled. Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. Wheaton is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce and student body. We encourage the expression of multiple perspectives within a Christian worldview, inside and outside the classroom. For more information about Wheaton College visit: http://www.wheaton.edu/welcome. Additionally, Wheaton College aspires to provide a physically safe environment for students, staff, and faculty to learn and work. In support of this objective, the College requires background checks for final candidates, after an employment offer is extended. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.


Wheaton College is an explicitly Christian, academically rigorous, fully residential liberal arts college and graduate school located in the Chicago area. Established in 1860 in Wheaton, Illinois, Wheaton is guided by its original mission to provide excellence in Christian higher education, and offers more than 40 undergraduate degrees in the liberal arts and sciences, and 18 graduate degrees in various fields of study.

Located 25 miles west of Chicago, IL, Wheaton College, founded in 1860, is a four year private, residential, academically rigorous interdenominational Christian liberal arts College that “serves Jesus Christ and advances His Kingdom through excellence in liberal arts and graduate programs that educate the whole person to build the church and benefit society worldwide.”

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