Assistant Professor, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament

  • Santa Clara University, Dept of Religious Studies
  • Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA, USA
  • Aug 20, 2019
Full time Education Research

Job Description

The Department of Religious Studies at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic university, invites applications for a full-time tenure track assistant professor position to begin Fall 2020, in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, with broad background in the historical and social context of the ancient Near East, a demonstrated research and teaching interest in bridging these originating contexts with contemporary issues, communities, or ethical concerns, and familiarity with the Catholic tradition of biblical interpretation.  Candidates should demonstrate not only potential for excellent teaching, but also promise in sustained research and scholarly publication, and service to the department, College or University.  Required qualifications include completion of the doctoral degree by the time of appointment, evidence of potential for effective and excellent university-level teaching primarily at the undergraduate level, and evidence of an agenda for scholarship and promise of peer-reviewed publication in biblical studies.  The deadline for applications and reference letters is October 15, 2019.  For more information, see