Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies

Molloy College, a private college in the Catholic and Dominican tradition, is accepting applications for the full-time tenure-track faculty position of Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies.  A Ph.D. in the discipline is required, dedication to continuing scholarship is expected, and college teaching experience is preferred.

The successful candidate will be committed to undergraduate teaching of non-majors as well as majors, will participate in innovative and creative approaches to curricular development.  The candidate will also possess interpersonal and communication skills and have the ability and desire to work with a diverse student body and collaboratively with faculty in disciplines other than Theology and Religious Studies.

Within the context of seeking a generalist capable of teaching introductory-level undergraduate courses in both Christian theology and religious studies, we are interested in candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas:  ethics (healthcare; current topics; theological); contemporary issues (eg., Christianity and/or world religions in the context of cultural globalization; religion and society; religion and science).  

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The position involves teaching twelve credits per semester, academic advisement, collaboration on departmental activities including recruitment, willingness to serve on college-wide committees, a commitment to on-going scholarship through publications and presentations at professional conferences. 

To Apply: 

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three references to Please include your name and the position title you are applying for in the subject line of the e-mail. Applications may also be mailed to:

Human Resources
Molloy College
P.O. Box 5002
Rockville Centre, NY 11571

Application deadline is January 4, 2016.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.