Wheaton College (IL): Faculty Position in World Religions

The School of Biblical and Theological Studies at Wheaton College (IL) invites applications for a faculty position in World Religions. This full-time, tenure-track appointment begins in July 2022.

They seek an exceptional scholar with strong skills in teaching, research, and mentoring, and a commitment to the integration of Christian faith and learning. Responsibilities will include teaching introductory courses in world religions, developing a certificate program, and contributing to the broader liberal arts curriculum. As a member of the School of Biblical and Theological Studies, this faculty member will engage constructively with Christian scripture and theology as part of the overall task of educating the whole person to build the Church and benefit society worldwide.

A Ph.D. in Religious Studies, Comparative Religions, Anthropology of Religions or a related field is required. The successful candidate will possess a strong record of scholarship, teaching, and mentoring or will demonstrate an academic trajectory that clearly shows the promise of excellence in these areas. The position may be filled at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. Rank will be determined based on qualifications.                          

Please send a letter of interest along with a curriculum vitae by email to Linda Bretz, Senior Office Coordinator, School of Biblical and Theological Studies, at world.religions.search@wheaton.edu. An application will be sent to promising inquirers. Review of applicants will begin on September 1 and continue until the position is filled.

Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant.  Wheaton is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce and student body. They encourage the expression of multiple perspectives within a Christian worldview, inside and outside the classroom. For more information about Wheaton College visit: http://www.wheaton.edu/welcome.

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