Open Faculty Positions

Faculty Position in Environmental/Ecological Ethics

Yale Divinity School seeks to make a tenure track appointment in Environmental/Ecological Ethics, to begin July 1, 2024.  The rank of the appointment may be assistant professor or associate professor with or without tenure. The successful applicant will lead YDS’s M.A.R. program in Religion and Ecology and co-direct YDS’s joint master’s degree program with the School of the Environment, while serving as a core member of the YDS ethics faculty in the teaching of Christian ethics.  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 in a directly related field (such as ethics, environmental studies, religious studies, theology, etc.), and strong potential as a teacher are required. Applicants should be familiar with broader frameworks for the study of religion and ecology and with forms of analysis that address race, gender, coloniality, and social location.  The successful candidate will teach, advise, and work closely with students in the Divinity School’s Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Religion, and Master of Sacred Theology programs, as well as PhD candidates in the Department of Religious Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and will collaborate with colleagues and students in other related programs, departments, and schools in the University.  The successful candidate will also engage in service to YDS and the university and have a key role in facilitating academic programs that complement the Divinity School’s new Living Village.  Candidates must have completed the Ph.D. by July 1, 2024.

A letter of application with curriculum vitae, a brief writing sample, and three letters of reference (submitted by the recommenders through the application portal) should be submitted at  Review of applications will begin on October 15 and continue through December 31, 2023.

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


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