Open Faculty Positions

Position in African-American Religious History

Yale Divinity School seeks to make a tenure track appointment in the field of African- American Religious History, to begin July 1, 2019.  The rank of the appointment may be assistant or associate professor with or 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 the historical tradition of African-American religious history, extensive knowledge of the intellectual legacy of African-American Christianity, as well as an appreciation for the broader field of religion in the African Diaspora.

A letter of application with curriculum vitae and three letters of reference should be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/52946. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018.

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.  Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and especially encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.


Position in Early Christianity and Anglican Studies

Yale Divinity School, in association with the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, invites applications for a lectureship in Anglican Studies and Early Christianity, for a fixed three-year term to begin July 1, 2019. Candidates must hold (or be on the verge of completing) a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, with specialization in early Christianity, patristics, or historical theology, or a directly related field. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach early Christian theology as well as Anglican theology and history. Candidates should be able to make use of classical methods in historical theology as well as critical approaches appropriate to the global character of the Anglican Communion, the diversity of The Episcopal Church, and to contemporary studies of early Christianity. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in the formational activities of the Berkeley Divinity School, one of the accredited seminaries of The Episcopal Church, as appropriate. Yale Divinity School prepares students for ordained ministry in diverse Christian churches and for a wide range of professional involvements, including higher education, schools, law, medicine, the arts, management, and public service.

A letter of application with curriculum vitae and three letters of reference should be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/52955. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2018.

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and especially encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.


Position in Medieval Studies

Yale Divinity School and the Department of Religious Studies at Yale University invites applications for an open rank faculty position in medieval Christian theology and history beginning July 1, 2019. Scholarly expertise in medieval Christianity is expected, however the

position is open to work drawn from various disciplinary, regional, and cultural frames, and work that also contends with other religious and secular formations. The successful applicant may teach a required course on the history of medieval theology at the Divinity school, participate in the undergraduate curriculum of Yale College, engage with Yale’s Program in Medieval Studies, and contribute to the doctoral program in Religious Studies.

A letter of application describing your research; a CV; a chapter-length writing sample; a diversity statement articulating how you would contribute to the diversity of the Yale community; and the names of three potential external references should be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/53377. The review of applications will begin October 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The appointment might be made jointly between Yale Divinity School and the Department of Religious Studies or solely in the Divinity school. If asked for an interview, the candidate will be asked to supply a syllabus for a masters-level lecture course, “The History of Medieval Christianity” and a syllabus for an undergraduate course that would appeal to a broad range of students.

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and especially encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

–Updated September 19, 2018

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