Assistant Professor in Religion, Ethics and Society

Haverford College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Religion, Ethics and Society at the Assistant Professor level.

Haverford College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Religion, Ethics and Society at the Assistant Professor level. A more advanced junior appointment may be considered under exceptional circumstances. The position, located in the Department of Religion, will begin in Fall 2015. The search is open with regard to geographical coverage, time period and religious tradition; however, candidates should demonstrate expertise in particular areas of study and in specific religious communities. Haverford expects that the successful candidate will maintain an active research agenda in religion, ethics and society, and productively engage students in a variety of methodological and theoretical accounts of religious studies. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at all levels of the curriculum to a student body of diverse backgrounds and interests, and might also contribute to one or more of the interdisciplinary programs at Haverford College ( Areas of specialization could include, but are not limited to: the social scientific study of religion; racial ideology; gender and equality; theological ethics; material religious culture; or other fields that engage questions of religious ethics. Completion of the Ph.D. by the time of appointment is expected.


Applicants should submit a cover letter, cv, a list of three possible courses with short descriptions, a writing sample, and also arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted via Interfolio ( or via email to: Georgia Davidis Malone, Faculty Dossier Coordinator, Religion Ad Hoc Search, Haverford College ( To receive full consideration, all application materials should be received in electronic form by October 15, 2014.

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status. Haverford has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition of the College. Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the College’s educational mission.

Assistant Professor in Religion, Ethics and Society

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action

In keeping with Haverford College's long-standing policy of non-discrimination, the Board of Managers of Haverford College has established a program of affirmative action. The goal of this program is to attract and retain staff of high quality and diverse backgrounds and to do so without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. In accordance with the Affirmative Action Policy, the College recruits persons in these protected categories as candidates for Haverford positions that become available. The results of the hiring process are reviewed regularly by the Affirmative Action Officer (AAO) to make certain these goals are being met.

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