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Call for application, Faculty position : Indigenous Knowledges

The School of Religion, Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track or Tenured faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with a specialization in Indigenous Knowledges, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2020.

The deadline for applications is December 15, 2019.

Call for application, professor in the studies on the theme “Women and religions”

Deadline for submission of applications: June 26, 2019 at 5 pm
Starting date: 1 January 2020

Candidates are invited to submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter covering research and teaching interests as well as reprints of relevant scientific articles. They must ask two respondents to send a letter of recommendation to:

Mr. Gilles Routhier, Dean
Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies
2325, rue des Libraries, local 846
Félix-Antoine-Savard Pavilion
Laval University
Quebec City, Quebec G1V 0A6
CANADA

Phone: 418 656-2131 ext. 7290
Gilles.routhier@ftsr.ulaval.ca

For more details.

Call for application, Assistant Editor, Revue SR

The Canadian corporation for the study of religion seeks to fill the position of Assistant Editor for its journal,Studies in Religion / Sciences religieuses.

Task: To evaluate the eligibilityof manuscripts for publication in SR;
To assist in finding evaluators, in collaboration with either editors;
To liaise with authors, evaluators, editors and Sage;
To verify that the submission meets SR’s guideline;
To ensure that abstracts are adequately translated in the other official language;
General verification of proofs (articles and issues).

Selection criteria: To be completely bilingual in English and French spoken and written;
To hold at minimum an M.A. Degree in religious studies or in theology;
To be well aware of the world of religious studies / theology in Canada;
To be minimally aware of the editing process;
To be able to commit oneself for a three-year period.

Application must contain a letter of intention, a curriculum vitae, a letter of support from a Canadian professor in religious studies or theology. The letter of intention cannot be written in the mother-tongue of the candidate, but must submitted in the other official language of Canada.

Application must be submitted before June 19th to Boisvert.mathieu@uqam.ca.

Stipend: $10,000 per year.

Job posting

Director, Toronto school of Theology

The Toronto School of Theology, affiliated with the University of Toronto, invites applications for the position of Director. The appointment is for a five-year term (with possible renewal) commencing July 1, 2019.

This position is open to internal and external candidates. For an internal candidate, the position is a secondment from a TST member college. For an external candidate, the position is located at the Toronto School of Theology and is a full-time appointment.

The Toronto School of Theology (TST), the largest ecumenical consortium for theological education in Canada, is comprised of seven member theological schools: Emmanuel College (United Church of Canada), Knox College (Presbyterian Church in Canada), Regis College (Roman Catholic: Jesuit), St. Augustine’s Seminary (Roman Catholic: Diocesan), Faculty of Theology, University of St. Michael’s College (Roman Catholic: Basilian), Faculty of Divinity, University of Trinity College (Anglican), and Wycliffe College (Anglican).

TST is fully accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, as are TST’s seven member schools. Academic standards are consistent with those of the University of Toronto, which holds TST accountable through a highly developed process of quality assurance. The TST consortium offers a full range of professional and academic degrees. Degree programs operate at the post-baccalaureate level, and many degrees are conferred conjointly with the University of Toronto. All TST students are registered in a member college; TST itself does not register or admit students in degree programs, and does not confer degrees. For more information, please visit the TST website: www.tst.edu.

For the application process, click the link below : Job posting TST Director 

Careers at the University of Calgary

Chair of Christian Thought, Department of Classics and Religion

The Department of Classics and Religion at the University of Calgary invites applications for a tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor who will serve for a five year (renewable) term as the Chair of Christian Thought . The area of specialization within the study of Christianity is open, as is the disciplinary approach within the broader study of religion. The Department encourages applicants from a range of disciplinary backgrounds, including the history, sociology, anthropology, or philosophy of religion, as well as theology. Candidates with expertise in emerging theories and methods within the study of religion or theology are especially encouraged to apply.

The Chair of Christian Thought at the University of Calgary serves as a resource and catalyst in promoting the academic study of Christianity in both the University and the Christian communities of the City of Calgary. The Chair’s mission is to act as a bridge between the academy and faith communities. The Chair undertakes all normal university activities of teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, research, and writing. The Chair has reduced teaching duties, and will normally teach 3 courses a year. The Chair also initiates community events, including organizing a series of four endowed lectures per year.

All applications must be received by February 19, 2019, at which time the Academic Selection Committee will begin reviewing applications to select applicants to invite for on-site interviews.

For the application process, click the link below :Job posting TST Director 

Job posting at Queen’s University

Contemporary Jewish Religion and Globalized Identities tenure track or tenured position 

The School of Religion, Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track or Tenured faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with specialization in Contemporary Jewish Religion and Globalized Identities, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will be expected to: Co-ordinate the Jewish Studies program, teach courses in the School of Religion, promote Jewish Studies in the University and local community, work with a Steering Committee to foster courses related to Jewish Studies in various University departments. In recognition of the administrative load in this position, the teaching load will be reduced.

The deadline for applications is March 1, 2019.

For the application process, click the link below : Job posting Queen’s University 

Religion and Social Justice tenure track/tenured position 

The School of Religion, Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track or Tenured faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Religion and Social Justice, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2019.

Religious and spiritual worldviews have often concerned building a just society, in relation to social issues such as racism, decolonization, immigration, gender and sexuality diversity, poverty, violence and ecological crises.  Sometimes religion has impeded social justice.  We are seeking a social scientist who studies the role of religion/spirituality/worldviews in relation to social activism and movements for social justice.  This person will also teach qualitative research methods in religious studies and contribute to developing a practicum experience for students.

The deadline for applications is February 15th, 2019.

For the application process, click the link below : Job posting Queen’s University 

Announcing a new book series

Advancing Studies in Religion

A book series sponsored by the Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion, published by McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Series editor: Christine Mitchell, St. Andrew’s College, University of Saskatchewan

Series description: Advancing Studies in Religion catalyzes and provokes original research in the study of religion with a critical edge. The series advances the study of religion in method and theory, textual interpretation, theological studies and the understanding of lived religious experience. Rooted in the long and diverse traditions of the study of religion in Canada, the series demonstrates awareness of the complex genealogy of religion as a category and a discipline. ASR welcomes submissions from authors researching religion in varied contexts and with diverse methodologies.

The CCSR has moved its English-language book publishing programme to McGill-Queen’s University Press. Members of the CCSR’s constituent societies—Canadian Society of Biblical Studies, Canadian Society for the Study of Religion, Canadian Society of Patristic Studies, Canadian Theological Society, Société canadienne de théologie, Société quebecoise pour l’étude de la religion—are invited to submit English-language proposals for inclusion in the series ASR. A French-language series is also being launched at Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal.

The MQUP book proposal guidelines can be found at: http://www.mqup.ca/submitting-a-proposal-pages-164.php. All manuscripts will be peer-reviewed and subject to the approval of the publications review committee of MQUP.

Questions and proposals may be addressed to:
Christine Mitchell, Series Editor, christine.mitchell@usask.ca
or, Kyla Madden, Senior Editor MQUP, kyla.madden@mcgill.ca