Job Description Detail

Instructor (Religious Studies)

Summary of Duties

Religious Studies Department
Visiting Assistant Professor

The Marywood University Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies invites applications for a one-year position at the rank of Instructor in Religious Studies to begin August 2018.

Summary of Duties:

Responsibilities include teaching Introduction to Religion and Christian Theology. Participation in university service is expected. A full-time teaching load is 24 credits per academic year.

Marywood University is a comprehensive Catholic institution sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary located in northeastern Pennsylvania. Additional information about the University is available at


  • Educational:

    A Ph.D. in Religious Studies or Theology with a specialization in Catholic Social Ethics is preferred. However, candidates who are ABD will be considered.

    Preference given to applicants possessing a secondary area of specialization in non-Christian traditions. Prior college teaching experience a plus.

How to Apply

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Please direct all application materials to Dr. Sarah Kenehan, Chair of Philosophy and Religious Studies:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.