Associate Professor or Professor - Religious Studies

Saint Paul, Ramsey County
Jul 25, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The Department of Religious Studies at Macalester College seeks an Associate Professor or Professor of Reformed Protestant Theology and Culture. The successful candidate will conduct research in a field of history and/or theology that relates to the Protestant religious traditions of Europe and America, and will teach a range of courses in Religious Studies dealing with Protestant traditions, and with disciplinary questions of method and theory. Candidates should also show a strong commitment to undergraduate education and broad interdisciplinary interests in the humanities and social sciences. We especially encourage applications from scholars with interests in the religious lives of minorities and people of color as we hope to expand our department’s curriculum in the area of American religion and religious diversity in America. The successful hire can look forward to being named the Margaret W. Harmon Professor of Religious Studies. In order to apply, please submit a cover letter describing your interest in the position, a teaching statement, a research statement, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Questions regarding this position may be directed to Jim Laine, Chair: Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2014. Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester's diverse student body comprises over 1900 undergraduates from 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.