Teaching-Administrative Professional Specialist

University of Notre Dame: College of Arts & Letters: Theology

THEO/Assistant Professional Specialist/Teaching-Administrative

Location: Notre Dame, IN

Closes: Sep 6, 2016 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
(GMT-4 hours)


The Department of Theology at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position as a teaching-administrative professional specialist, with a starting date of August 2017. The successful candidate will be appointed to a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professional Specialist on a one-year, renewable contract.  Area of specialization is open, but demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching is required, and some administrative experience, as well as experience in advising and mentoring undergraduate students is desirable.  PhD in hand is required.  The successful candidate will show evidence of proven ability for excellent teaching of introductory level theology courses and other courses in an undergraduate theology curriculum, and evidence of experience that shows an aptitude to assist in administering the Department’s undergraduate programming, including advising students, assisting with new curriculum development and building a successful major.  The successful candidate will also be sympathetic to the mission of the University of Notre Dame, which seeks a distinctive educational and scholarly excellence that is founded on its Catholic identity.  Information about Notre Dame is available at http://www.nd.edu.  The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration.  The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity.  Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. in theology or religious studies

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation that speak specifically to the candidate’s experience and proficiency in teaching, and copies of student course-teaching feedback results from the two most recent courses taught. 

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This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.  Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges.  Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment.  Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position.  Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate.  The full procedure can be viewed at http://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/university-policies/background-check-procedure-for-prospective-faculty/.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration.  The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity.  Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).