Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Religious Education, Howard University School of Divinity

Howard University School of Divinity seeks to appoint a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in Religious Education. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2017.


Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Religious Education or a closely related field, thereby exhibiting a firm understanding of the theological, ecclesiological, and pedagogical dimensions of religious education. Of added value is ordained ministry certification, as well as an interest in exploring the relationship between Christian spiritual formation and the liturgical arts. They should also demonstrate a commitment to a robust mode of interdisciplinary research that produces scholarship that serves the academy, the church, and the African American community.


The appointed faculty should be prepared to teach graduate-level introductory and advanced courses in Religious Education (e.g., Religious Education and Community Formation; Ministry to Youth, Children, and Young Adults; Worship in the Black Church Traditions; and Christian Spiritual Formation).


Interested persons should email a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and a sample syllabus in one PDF to [email protected].  The email subject line should read:  Religious Education Position.  Review of applications will begin in January 2017.


Nominations and other inquiries may be submitted to the faculty search committee chair, Dr. Kortright Davis, at the email address above.


Howard University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Racial/ethnic minorities and women are highly encouraged to apply.

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