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Toth-Lonergan Visiting Endowed Chair in Interdisciplinary Studies (EXPIRED)

Seton Hall University

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location South Orange, New Jersey, United States
Start date Fall 2023 or Spring 2024 semester
Job description

Toth-Lonergan Visiting Endowed Chair in Interdisciplinary Studies

Job No: 495563

Full Time/Part Time: Full-time

Location: South Orange

Categories: Faculty

The Center for Catholic Studies under the auspices of the Office of the Provost at Seton Hall University invites applications for the Endowed Toth-Lonergan Visiting Chair in Interdisciplinary Studies for the Fall 2023 or Spring 2024 semester.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of the Toth-Lonergan chair is to support faculty development in mission integration. This includes supporting the directors of the Praxis program in monthly meetings with an interdisciplinary community of faculty, a signature Toth Lonergan lecture for the university community each semester, facilitating a Lonergan reading group for faculty, and collaborating on mission engagement with the other professional schools of the university.

Additional responsibilities include assisting the Director of the Center for Catholic Studies with the Center's activities and development as well as a minimum of one course per semester in Lonergan studies or a related field such as philosophy, theology, Catholic studies, law and morality, or business ethics.

This position supports Seton Hall's commitment to a robust Catholic Identity, deepening interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship, and ongoing faculty development in mission.

The ideal candidate will have a publication and teaching record that demonstrates an expertise in the thought of Bernard Lonergan, a comprehensive understanding of the Catholic philosophical and theological traditions, research interests informed by that expertise and understanding, and an enthusiasm for sharing this knowledge with students, faculty, staff, and administrators.

AOS: The thought of Bernard Lonergan

AOC: Open; with a preference for Catholic theology, philosophy, business ethics, law and morality

Required Qualifications:

Doctorate in Philosophy, Theology, or related discipline with doctoral work and/or a record of scholarship within the Catholic intellectual tradition broadly and the thought of Bernard Lonergan in particular

Demonstrated evidence of nationally recognized scholarship in relevant discipline.

Ability to teach philosophy and/or theology courses

Evidence of teaching effectiveness

Desired Qualifications:

Demonstrated experience and commitment to communicating Lonergan's thought, philosophy, theology to non-specialist and/or non-academic communities

Demonstrated leadership in working with other faculty to support interdisciplinary teaching, research, goals, and activities

Salary Grade:

FA01 - Faculty



Physical Demands:

General Office Environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should submit a one-page single-spaced letter of application and curriculum vitae.

Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

Advertised: 20 Feb 2023

Application Closes:

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/3931569

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How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apptrkr.com/3931569
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://www.shu.edu/
Time created March 13, 2023, 2:16pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date September 5, 2023, 10:20pm EST
Expired on September 5, 2023, 10:46pm EST
Last updated November 6, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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