WALTER G. MUELDER PROFESSOR OF SOCIAL ETHICS
Walter G. Muelder Professor of Social Ethics
Boston University School of Theology
BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY invites nominations and applications for a full-time tenured faculty position in Social Ethics at the rank of Professor, to begin in Fall 2012. The successful candidate will be a distinguished scholar who has a national reputation in social ethics, holds a PhD or ThD in Ethics or an appropriate, equivalent degree, and has a strong record of publications in the field. An additional seminary degree (e.g., MDiv, MTS, MAR) is highly desirable. Candidates should have a research record and agenda in social ethics, informed by research and theory in theology, philosophy, and the social sciences. Areas of specialization are open, but particular consideration will be given to candidates with specialized interest in violence and conflict transformation, and in historical and foundational perspectives in social ethics. Candidates should be committed to the School’s mission of preparing leaders for diverse forms of ministry in religious communities and faith-based organizations, as well as teaching doctoral students for the professoriate and other forms of scholarship within the interdisciplinary context of a research university. Responsibilities and opportunities include teaching four courses per year in masters and doctoral programs of the School of Theology and BU Graduate School Department of Religious and Theological Studies, some of which may be in collaborative programs with other Boston University schools. In addition, the Muelder Professor will have the opportunity to give leadership, with others, in the School of Theology’s Program in Religion and Conflict Transformation. Boston University expects excellence in teaching and research and is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to engaged scholarship in a multicultural environment. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research plans, a major publication sample, and three professional references (sent separately).
Nominations and applications should be emailed to [email protected] or posted to Mr. Nathan Bieniek, Muelder Search Committee, Boston University School of Theology, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Suite 110, Boston, MA 02215. FAX applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is selected. Boston University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.