10 10, 2023

Job opening: Assistant Professor in Urban Religions


Assistant Professor in Urban Religions – Position # 53620

 The Department of Religious Studies in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences at Southern Methodist University invites applications for a tenure track position in Urban Religions at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position requires residency in Dallas and begins August 1, 2024.

As one of eight tenure-line positions associated with Southern Methodist University’s faculty cluster in urban research, this position offers opportunities for rich interdisciplinary connections among new and existing SMU faculty [https://www.smu.edu/Dedman/Research/Clusters]. The cluster fosters research on cities and urbanization from local and global perspectives. SMU’s location in Dallas, the fourth largest metropolitan area in the country, is an ideal setting for studying the […]

Job opening: Assistant Professor in Urban Religions2023-10-10T08:14:27-04:00
7 08, 2023

BU School of Theology job posting


Assistant Professor of Religion and Society, School of Theology

Job Description

BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY invites applications for a full-time tenure track assistant professor position in religion and society or practical theology, with a specialization in Black Church Studies and/or African American religious communities. Competence with social-scientific research methodologies is central to this position, with a preference for scholars who have experience with ethnographic methods, especially emerging forms such as hybrid and digital ethnography.

Click here for full description and application directions

BU School of Theology job posting2023-08-07T14:22:07-04:00
16 05, 2021

Colby College


One-year Visiting Assistant Professor in African American Studies

Colby College

Waterville, ME

The African-American Studies Program at Colby College invites applications for a one-year (possibly renewable) visiting Assistant Professorship, beginning July 1, 2021. While a Ph.D. is preferred, an advanced ABD will be considered. 

We seek a scholar whose research specialties and teaching experience focus on African-American social life and culture in the United States. Teaching experience, highly relevant innovative research, and significant organizational, cultural, or civic engagement with African-American communities in the United States are necessary.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach a course on African-American culture in the United States, and three […]

Colby College2021-05-16T15:13:22-04:00
14 10, 2020

Candler School of Theology, Faculty Position – Pastoral Care and Counseling


Candler School of Theology invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position in Pastoral Care and Counseling with a focus on chaplaincy to begin in the Fall of 2021.  Appointments can be made at any rank including Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor.

The successful candidate will have a well-defined research focus within the field of pastoral care, pastoral theology, chaplaincy studies, spiritual care, pastoral counseling, or a closely related discipline alongside a demonstrated capacity to lead an emerging program in chaplaincy at Candler. The new concentration in chaplaincy prepares M.Div. students for spiritual care in a variety of settings including clinical, criminal justice, military, and educational settings.  The candidate will hold a Ph.D. or Th.D. in the field by the […]

Candler School of Theology, Faculty Position – Pastoral Care and Counseling2020-10-14T10:38:28-04:00
21 06, 2020

JSSR Editor-in-Chief Job Search


The Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR) is an interdisciplinary academic association that stimulates, promotes, and communicates social scientific research about religious institutions and experiences. SSSR was founded at Harvard University in 1949 as the Committee for the Social Scientific Study of Religion. Today SSSR fosters interdisciplinary dialogue and collaboration among more than a thousand scholars from sociology, religious studies, psychology, political science, economics, international studies, gender studies, and many other fields. The Society’s flagship publication, the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion (JSSR), is a highly cited resource in the field. More information about JSSR is available at sssreligion.org/journal.

We are seeking an Editor-in-Chief (EIC) to begin service in January 2021 for a four-year term. To be eligible, candidates should hold a Ph.D. […]

JSSR Editor-in-Chief Job Search2020-06-21T14:32:51-04:00
11 09, 2019

University of Memphis Hiring in Sociology of Religion


Assistant Professor – Sociology of Religion

The Sociology Department at the University of Memphis invites applications for a tenure track faculty position to be filled at the Assistant Professor rank.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Sociology no later than August 2020. Area of specialization for both research and teaching is the sociology of religion.  Applicants for this position will be expected to teach in both the Sociology Department and in the Religious Studies Program.

Applications must be made on-line at https://workforum.memphis.edu/postings/23269. Please upload a letter of application which includes teaching interests and research plans, a curriculum vita, publications or samples of written work (up to a maximum of 3 items), evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three professional references. Review of […]

University of Memphis Hiring in Sociology of Religion2019-09-11T10:43:24-04:00
20 07, 2019

Davidson College Hiring Quantitative Sociologist


Assistant Professor in Sociology (Quantitative Methods)

The Department of Sociology at Davidson College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Sociology starting July 1, 2020. Area is open, but the candidate must have expertise in quantitative methods. The successful candidate will teach five courses annually (reduced to four courses in the first year), which includes one introductory social statistics course, one quantitative methods course, and three other courses in areas of the applicant’s expertise.

New sociology courses and potential contributions to Davidson College’s interdisciplinary programs (including Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Latin American Studies) will be viewed favorably. The position includes mentoring senior thesis projects.

Candidates are expected to be highly committed to excellence in both […]

Davidson College Hiring Quantitative Sociologist2019-07-20T14:26:54-04:00
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