Phillips Theological Seminary — Assistant Professor, History

Phillips Theological Seminary invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track or tenured position in History of Global Christianities or History of Christian Imperialism and Postcolony to begin July 1, 2021. We are especially interested in historical methodology that engages interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches to religious identity, religion and violence, and genocidal studies. Scholars whose historical inquiries consider racial, ethnic, gender, and queer categories for reflection are particularly desired. PhD/ABD considered, PhD or ThD preferred. Competency in online teaching and learning is also required. Knowledge of ministerial praxis and commitment to emerging ministries are desirable. Applications from scholars committed to history and cultural expressions of Christianity within Africana, Latinx, and/or Indigenous American communities are encouraged. The successful candidate will teach in all Master degree programs (MTS, MA(SJ), MAMC, and MDiv) and the Doctor of Ministry degree program. A scholarly trajectory that leads to the development of a professional profile that includes publications is essential.

Persons within the Wesleyan tradition (e.g., UMC, AME, AMEZ, CME), women, persons of color, LGBTQIA+ persons, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants please submit a cover letter detailing relevant academic and professional experience, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least three references to Review of applications will begin January 15, 2021.

Phillips is an Equal Opportunity, ecumenical seminary of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). We are approved by the University Senate of the United Methodist Church. See for position description, employment policies, and more information.