Open Faculty Positions

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Associate Research Scholar
Theology of Joy and the Good Life

Yale Divinity School seeks to appoint an Associate Research Scholar in the field of theology broadly defined for a three-year term to begin January 1, 2016. The successful candidate will support the “Theology of Joy and the Good Life” project at the Yale Center for Faith and Culture funded by a three-year grant from the John Templeton Foundation and led by Principal Investigator, Miroslav Volf. In an ecumenical environment, Yale Divinity School prepares students for ordained ministry in diverse Christian churches and for a wide range of professional involvements, including higher education, law, medicine, the arts, management, and public service.

 The Divinity School hopes to make an appointment of a junior scholar with a record of distinguished scholarship and a commitment to theological education. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Christian theology or a related discipline, experience teaching Christianity in dialog with other world traditions, and a research focus in a particular area of expertise relevant to the scope of the Theology of Joy and the Good Life project. Exceptional ABDs will also be considered.

 A letter of application with curriculum vitae and a list of three references should be submitted online at apply.interfolio.com/31109. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2015.

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Associate Research Scholar
Joy and Adolescent Faith and Flourishing

Yale Divinity School seeks to appoint an Associate Research Scholar in the field of theology broadly defined, with a specialization in Christian formation in adolescents, for a three-year term to begin January 1, 2016. The successful candidate will support the Joy and Adolescent Faith and Flourishing project at the Yale Center for Faith and Culture funded by a three-year “Theology of Joy and the Good Life” (website link to project page) grant from the John Templeton Foundation and led by Principal Investigator, Miroslav Volf. In an ecumenical environment, Yale Divinity School prepares students for ordained ministry in diverse Christian churches and for a wide range of professional involvements, including higher education, law, medicine, the arts, management, and public service.

The Divinity School hopes to make an appointment of a junior scholar with a record of distinguished scholarship and a commitment to theological education. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in theology or a related discipline, knowledge of the literature of faith formation in adolescents across a broad range of disciplines, traditions, and cultures, and a research focus in a particular area of expertise relevant to the scope of the Joy and Adolescent Faith and Flourishing project. Candidates with doctorates in psychology, sociology, or child development with research interests in theology are also encouraged to apply. Exceptional ABDs will also be considered.

A letter of application with curriculum vitae and a list of three references should be submitted online at apply.interfolio.com/31108. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2015.

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Associate Research Scholar
Evaluation, Field Development, and Public Engagement

Yale Divinity School seeks to appoint an Associate Research Scholar in the field of sociology with a specialization in quantitative project evaluation, field development and public engagement for a three-year term to begin January 1, 2016. The successful candidate will support the Theology of Joy and the Good Life Project at the Yale Center for Faith and Culture funded by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation and led by Principal Investigator, Miroslav Volf. (link to project website) In an ecumenical environment, Yale Divinity School prepares students for ordained ministry in diverse Christian churches and for a wide range of professional involvements, including higher education, law, medicine, the arts, management, and public service.

The Divinity School hopes to make an appointment of a junior scholar with a record of distinguished scholarship and a commitment to developing, implementing and managing quantitative means of evaluating a research project in the humanities. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in sociology or a related discipline, knowledge of the literature of the sociology of intellectual change and a research focus in a particular area of expertise relevant to the scope of the project. Exceptional ABDs will also be considered.

A letter of application with curriculum vitae and a list of three references should be submitted online at apply.interfolio.com/31107. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2015.

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Associate Research Scholar
Joy and its Analogs

Yale Divinity School seeks to appoint an Associate Research Scholar in the field of theology broadly defined for a three-year term to begin January 1, 2016. The successful candidate will support the “Joy and Its Analogs” project at the Yale Center for Faith and Culture funded by a three-year “Theology of Joy and the Good Life” (website link to project page) grant from the John Templeton Foundation and led by Principal Investigator, Miroslav Volf. In an ecumenical environment, Yale Divinity School prepares students for ordained ministry in diverse Christian churches and for a wide range of professional involvements, including higher education, law, medicine, the arts, management, and public service.

The Divinity School hopes to make an appointment of a junior scholar with a record of distinguished scholarship and a commitment to theological education. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Christian theology or a related discipline, experience teaching Christianity in dialog with other world traditions, and a research focus in a particular area of expertise relevant to the scope of the Theology of Joy and the Good Life project. Exceptional ABDs will also be considered.

A letter of application with curriculum vitae and a list of three references should be submitted online at apply.interfolio.com/31102. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2015.

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Position in Ethics
 
Yale Divinity School seeks to make a tenure track appointment in the field of Christian Ethics, to begin July 1, 2016. The rank of the appointment may be assistant or associate professor without tenure. In an ecumenical environment Yale Divinity School prepares students for ordained ministry in diverse Christian churches and for a wide range of professional involvements, including higher education, law, medicine, the arts, management, and public service.

A Ph.D. or its equivalent and strong potential as a teacher are required. The successful candidate should have expertise in one or more areas of Christian or theological ethics, have a sense of the historical tradition, and an appreciation for contemporary dimensions of ethical reflection and practice.

A letter of application with curriculum vitae and three letters of reference should be submitted online at apply.interfolio.com/31693  

Review of applications will begin on October 26th.

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Position in Latino/a Christianity
 
Yale Divinity School seeks to make a tenure track appointment in the field of Latino/a Christianity, to begin July 1, 2016.  The rank of the appointment may be assistant or associate professor without tenure. In an ecumenical environment Yale Divinity School prepares students for ordained ministry in diverse Christian churches and for a wide range of professional involvements, including higher education, law, medicine, the arts, management, and public service.

A Ph.D. or its equivalent and strong potential as a teacher are required. The successful candidate should have expertise in one or more areas of Latino/a Christianity, have a sense of the historical tradition, and an appreciation for the importance and role of Latino/a traditions in the contemporary church.

A letter of application with curriculum vitae and three letters of reference should be submitted online at apply.interfolio.com/31696

Review of applications will begin on October 26, 2015.

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Position in Homiletics
 
Yale Divinity School seeks to make a tenure track appointment in the field of homiletics, to begin July 1, 2016.  The rank of the appointment may be assistant or associate professor without tenure. In an ecumenical environment Yale Divinity School prepares students for ordained ministry in diverse Christian churches and for a wide range of professional involvements, including higher education, law, medicine, the arts, management, and public service.

A Ph.D. or its equivalent and strong potential as a teacher are required. The successful candidate should have expertise in homiletics or a related discipline, knowledge of homiletical literature across a broad range of traditions and cultures, and a research focus in some particular area of expertise.

A letter of application with curriculum vitae and three letters of references should be submitted online at apply.interfolio.com/31695. We also require that you send us two of your sermons in video format by providing the links to lauren.cable@yale.edu or sending the CD/s to Lauren Cable, Yale Divinity School, 409 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511-2167.  Review of applications will begin on October 26, 2015.

Review of applications will begin on October 26, 2015.

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Position in New Testament
 
Yale Divinity School seeks to make a tenure track appointment in the field of New Testament, to begin July 1, 2016.  The rank of the appointment may be assistant or associate professor without tenure. In an ecumenical environment Yale Divinity School prepares students for ordained ministry in diverse Christian churches and for a wide range of professional involvements, including higher education, law, medicine, the arts, management, and public service.

A Ph.D. or its equivalent and strong potential as a teacher are required. The successful candidate should have expertise in early Christian literature, both canonical and extra-canonical, and be able to interpret these texts in their historical and cultural contexts, with appreciation of their theological significance.

A letter of application with curriculum vitae and three letters of reference should be submitted online at apply.interfolio.com/31697

Review of applications will begin on October 26, 2015.

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