Assistant/Associate Professor of Systematic and Constructive Theology
to begin 2013
Loyola University Chicago Institute of Pastoral Studies;
The Institute of Pastoral Studies of Loyola University Chicago, a graduate program in ministry, seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure track position in Systematic/Constructive Theology at the rank of Assistant or Associate professor to promote Health Care Ministry/Mission Identity.
Duties and Responsibilities:
In addition to teaching theology courses in the field of the incumbent, the successful candidate will also serve as academic advisor for those pursuing chaplaincy and health care ministry. The position also serves as liaison between IPS and various Schools and Institutes of Loyola University Chicago including the Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, the Stritch School of Medicine, the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, and the Michael R. Quinlan School of Business. Standard teaching load for research active faculty is 3/2.
Minimum Education and/or Work Experience:
An earned doctorate in theology or a related field is highly desirable, as is a record of teaching and research commensurate with an appointment to the faculty. Additionally this individual must be supportive of the Catholic and Jesuit ideals of the university. For more information about faculty and programs, please visit our website at www.LUC.edu/ips
Successful candidates will be well-versed in the Roman Catholic tradition, be research-active and have a background or experience in health care ministry/clinical pastoral education/and or mission identity. He or she will be dedicated to teaching and learning at the graduate/ professional level and will demonstrate a track record of support for and ideally direct involvement in scholarly research as a critical component of the academic experience.
For full consideration, apply by November 30, 2012. To apply online for this position, copy and paste the following link into your web browser:
About Loyola and Institute of Pastoral Studies
Loyola University Chicago, a Jesuit Catholic institution dedicated to knowledge in the service of humanity, is a comprehensive, independent urban institution of higher education and health care. The Institute of Pastoral Studies is now in its fifth decade as one of the premier academic programs in education for ministry, offering six masters degrees and several certificates. IPS has 10 full-time and over 30 adjunct faculty, serving approximately 300 part-time students, many of them international. It offers various collaborative programs with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago, partnerships with many national and international organizations, and multiple focused curricula, including the opportunity to complete the entire MAPS or MARE programs on-line.