Full-Time, Open Rank Tenure Stream Position in Latinx Theologies at Santa Clara University

The Department of Religious Studies at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit Catholic university,
invites applications for a full-time, open rank tenure stream position to begin Fall 2023 in Latinx
Theologies. Candidates hired at the rank of associate or full professor may also be eligible for the
Michael J Buckley SJ Endowed professorship in Catholic theology. The area of Christian
theological specialization (theological anthropology, Christology, doctrine of God,
pneumatology, liberation theology, etc.) is open. Preference will be given to candidates whose
research focuses on Latinx communities in USA contexts and who engage the lived religious
experiences of these communities. Candidates should demonstrate potential for excellent
teaching, promise of a research program leading to scholarly publication, a capacity for service
to the department, College, University, and profession, and understand and support the
Universityโ€™s Jesuit, Catholic mission. We are particularly interested in candidates familiar with
inclusive pedagogical practices that would advance SCU goals of diversity and equity, and with
demonstrated experience teaching and mentoring a diverse population of undergraduate students.


Minimum qualifications include completion of the doctoral degree by the time of appointment,
evidence of potential for effective and excellent university-level teaching primarily at the
undergraduate level, and evidence of an agenda for scholarship and promise of peer-reviewed
publication. This position will also support the department Graduate Program in Pastoral
Ministries. This position is part of a cluster hire in Race, Inequality, and Social Justice. The six
participating departments in SCUโ€™s College of Arts and Sciences are Art & Art History, English,
Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, and Religious Studies.


The application deadline is October 2, 2022. For information on the department, visit
https://www.scu.edu/religiousstudies; the full posting for this position, including detailed job
description and application instructions, is available through https://www.scu.edu/hr/careers/.