Chair of the Department of Theology
The University of Portland; Portland, OR
THE UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND in the beautiful Pacific Northwest seeks a scholar at the rank of tenured Professor or Associate Professor to teach and to serve as Chair of the Department of Theology, beginning fall 2014. The successful applicant will be a Roman Catholic with a distinguished record of scholarly work and excellence in undergraduate teaching. She or he will display a notable gift for exercising wise leadership, a clear aptitude for managing personnel and programs, and an informed commitment to the University’s Catholic and Holy Cross mission. Teaching load while Chair is 2/2; specialization within the field of Theology is open. Applicants should send a letter of interest, a statement envisioning one’s fit for the position, a curriculum vitae, and at least three references of people who will offer confidential letters of appraisal. All application files should be submitted electronically and routed to Prof. Michael Cameron, Ph.D., Department of Theology,firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application screening begins December 1, 2013, and continues until the position is filled. Located at 5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, OR, 97203-5798, the University of Portland stands in the tradition of the Congregation of Holy Cross, and prepares ethical leaders who respond to the needs of the world and its human family. A background investigation check is required before final hiring procedures can be completed. Founded in 1901, the University of Portland is a private, comprehensive, Catholic university of 3600 students with a mission of Teaching, Faith, and Service.
We are an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER striving to employ personnel at all levels who will support and enhance our educational mission and purpose. Please visit our website at www.up.edu for more information about this position and the University.