Honors College Faculty Positions
November 2, 2009 — 12:17

Author: Matthew Mullins  Category: News  Comments: Off

Christ College, the interdisciplinary honors college of Valparaiso University, invites applications for two tenure track positions at the assistant or associate level, beginning August 2010.
Social and Political Thought: Areas of specialization could be political theory, political philosophy, social theory, religion and politics, or international studies.
Literature, Ethics, or Religion: Area of specialty in either literature or ethics is open. Area of specialty in religion could be world Christianity, biblical studies, historical or systematic theology, religion and literature.
The appointee will team-teach interdisciplinary courses as well as seminars in specialty.
Classes (3 courses/semester) consist of a small number (15) of very gifted students (mean SAT c. 1400) committed to learning in a unique community of inquiry. All faculty appointments are exclusive to the free-standing honors college. Ph.D. must be awarded by June 2010.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to both undergraduate teaching and an active research agenda; an enthusiasm for interdisciplinary studies; and an eagerness to work in a university committed to church-related higher education in the Lutheran tradition. EOE
Valparaiso University is a Phi Beta Kappa university located in northwest Indiana, ten miles from Lake Michigan and fifty miles from Chicago. See www.valpo.edu/christcollege for more information.
Application deadline: December 10, 2009
Send application letter, CV, three letters of reference and graduate transcripts to Mel Piehl, Dean, Christ College, Valparaiso University, 1300 Chapel Drive, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383