Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Founded by the Sisters of Charity of New York, the College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, independent liberal arts college. Committed to the Vincentian/Setonian tradition and to ecumenism, the College combines a strong undergraduate core curriculum with a full array of majors in the liberal arts and, within the tradition of liberal education, selected professional fields of study. Our beautiful 70-acre campus of rolling lawns and wooded hills overlooking the Hudson River is just 12 miles from midtown Manhattan.

Job Description
The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Religious Studies beginning in September 2022. We are seeking a broadly trained generalist in religious studies, with an area of concentration in Catholic moral theology and/or Catholic systematic theology.

The candidate should have some knowledge of world religions and a Ph.D. in hand at the time of application. The successful candidate will teach Introduction to Religious Studies core courses, religious studies courses to honors students, and a variety of different upper-level theology courses.

Dedication to both teaching and scholarship is essential. Familiarity with and a commitment to the Catholic intellectual tradition is required. The teaching load is seven courses per year. Student advising and committee work are expected.

Application Process
An application dossier, including CV, a sample publication (or writing sample), a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, sample syllabi, and three letters of recommendation should be sent before December 15, 2021 via  email to All qualified applicants are subject to a background check as part of the final approval process.

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