Assistant Professor of Religious Studies - Tenure Track

Section I: Scope

The Religious Studies Department at Manhattan College, a Lasallian Catholic college, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Womanist Ethics to begin August 2018. The candidate is expected to teach Womanist ethics. The specialization and/or sub-field is open. The candidate will also be expected to teach the introductory REL 110 course: The Nature and Experience of Religion and have an earned Ph.D. in Religion, Religious Studies, or Theology. The position begins August 27, 2018 and the successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree completed by the time of employment.

Interviews will be scheduled for the 2017 meeting of the AAR in Boston, November 18-21, 2017

Applicants should send: a) a letter of application (including a brief statement of teaching philosophy, teaching experience, and research agenda) and b) current CV directly to:
c) three (3) professional reference letters should be sent directly to the Department of Religious Studies at

Reports to: Chair of Religious Studies Department



  • teach Womanist Ethics (The specialization and/or sub-field is open);
  • teach the introductory RELS 110 course: The Nature and Experience of Religion;


  • Ph.D in Religion, Religious Studies, or Theology by time of employment;
  • A letter of application, CV, and names of three references

Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V