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Christendom College invites applications for the position of Dean of the Graduate School of Christendom College.
Christendom College, founded in 1977, is a four-year coeducational Roman Catholic Liberal Arts College with undergraduate and graduate programs offered on four campuses in Front Royal and Alexandria (Virginia), Donegal (Ireland), and Rome (Italy).
The Dean of the Graduate School of Christendom College is the chief academic officer and administrative officer of the Graduate School, reporting to the Vice-President for Academic Affairs
Established in 1997 as the result of a merger between Christendom College and the Notre Dame Institute which was founded in 1969 by Msgr. Eugene Kevane. The Graduate School of Christendom College offers the Master of Arts in Theological Studies degree with concentrations in Systematic Theology, Moral Theology, Evangelization and Catechesis, Consecrated Life, or Spirituality. The Graduate School was also authorized by the Sacred Congregation for the Clergy to award both the Advanced and the Basic Apostolic Catechetical Diplomas; it also co-sponsors with the Institute on Religious Life the Vita Consecrata Institute (VCI) as a summer program of theological study and spiritual renewal for religious, priests, and other consecrated persons.
Courses for the MA program may be taken on the Graduate School’s campus in Alexandria, VA or online, or by a combination of both formats. The Graduate School also offers courses at the undergraduate campus in Front Royal in a residency program over the summer months. Further information may be found at the Graduate School’s website http://www.christendom.edu/graduate/index.php.
The Dean advises the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and carries out the academic policies for the admission, retention, and graduation of students at the Graduate School of Christendom College. The new Dean will oversee a period of significant growth in the Graduate School as envisaged in the College’s 2014 – 2019 Strategic Plan: increasing the size of the student body over the five year period, increasing support of the graduate schools’ faculty, ensuring the degree program prepares students for success at the doctoral level, overseeing the move to a new campus location, and improving the Graduate Schools’ IT infrastructure. The ideal candidate will be an individual of integrity, an intellectual leader among the faculty, an advocate for the college and the graduate school, a creative problem solver, an energetic and engaged partner in building and enhancing relationships with the school’s many constituencies and the local community, and a skilled and conscientious administrator.
The Dean must hold an earned doctorate in Theology or a closely related field and should have experience in academic administration.
Nominations and applications are now being accepted and review of the application materials will begin on February 1st , 2016. It is anticipated that the Dean will begin service towards the end of the Spring ’16 semester. Interested applicants should provide a curriculum vitae and a letter describing their background and interest and the relation of these to the Graduate School’s Mission to :
Dr. Greg Townsend,
Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Christendom College,
134 Christendom Dr.,
Front Royal, VA 22630.
Please direct inquiries about the position to Dr. Townsend (email@example.com). Application materials may be sent electronically to the same e-mail address.
The Department of Mathematics and Natural Science at Christendom College announces two full-time positions to begin August 15, 2016. These are entry-level positions.
A successful candidate should have the Ph.D. in Mathematics and be able to teach mathematics at all undergraduate levels and have a commitment to teaching mathematics to young students and stimulating their interest in the subject. We will consider well-qualified ABD candidates. The Department is committed to an Aristotelian realist philosophy of mathematics and the successful candidates would be expected to approach philosophical questions arising in mathematics from this viewpoint.
Christendom College, located in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, is a four-year, liberal arts, Catholic college institutionally committed to the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church; the faculty take an annual, voluntary oath of fidelity to the Church's Magisterium. Our faculty and administration are dedicated to teaching excellence and find their teaching experiences especially rewarding. For more information on the Christendom Mission and Vision statements, curriculum, and student life, see here.
Applications will begin to be considered from November 13th, 2015.
Interested applicants should provide the following information: a description of their teaching experience and philosophy, addressing particularly the relation of their teaching to the College’s Mission; a description of their research interests and the relation of those interests to teaching excellence; CV; three recommendation letters; graduate transcripts; and a scholarly writing sample to Greg Townsend, Chair of Mathematics Search Committee, Christendom College, 134 Christendom Dr., Front Royal, VA 22630. Please direct inquiries about the position to Dr. Townsend (firstname.lastname@example.org). Application materials may be sent electronically to the same e-mail address.
The Department of Political Science and Economics at Christendom College announces a full-time position to begin August 15, 2016. This is an entry-level position.
A successful candidate should have the Ph.D. in political theory and be able to teach the core courses Introduction to Political Theory and Catholic Social Doctrine as well as upper level electives in other fields of political science. We will consider well qualified ABD candidates.
Christendom College, located in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, is a four-year, liberal arts, Catholic college whose faculty take an annual, voluntary oath of fidelity to the Church's Magisterium. Our faculty and administration are dedicated to teaching excellence and find their teaching experiences especially rewarding. For more information on the Christendom Mission and Vision statements, curriculum, and student life, see here.
Review of applications will begin January 1, 2016.
Interested applicants should provide the following information: a description of their teaching experience and philosophy, addressing particularly the relation of their teaching to the College’s Mission; a description of their research interests and the relation of those interests to teaching excellence; CV; three recommendation letters; graduate transcripts; and a scholarly writing sample to P. Bracy Bersnak, Dept. of Political Science & Economics, Christendom College, 134 Christendom Dr., Front Royal, VA 22630. Please direct inquiries about the position to Dr. Bersnak (email@example.com). Application materials may be sent electronically to the same e-mail address.
The Theology Department of Christendom College seeks to hire two assistant professors for full-time positions starting August 15, 2016. The candidate should possess a doctoral degree or a License in Sacred Theology. We will also consider well-qualified ABD candidates.
The first assistant professor position requires an area of specialization in Thomistic moral theology. The second assistant professor position is suited to applicants with a strong background in historical and dogmatic theology and specializing in the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas. Additional areas of competence in Sacred Scripture, sacramental theology, or historical Thomism are preferred.
Located in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Christendom College is a Roman Catholic, four-year, liberal arts college dedicated to restoring all things in Christ through academic excellence and fidelity to the Magisterium. Christendom College is committed to Thomistic programs of instruction in philosophy and theology, which are taught according to the spirit, method, and principles of the Common Doctor. For more information on Christendom’s mission, values and core curriculum, please consult our website: www.christendom.edu.
The successful candidate will teach four classes per semester in the theology core curriculum and major. The candidate should possess a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a faith-filled, formative environment that takes joy in communicating the riches of tradition to the twenty-first century student. In accordance with the Apostolic Constitution Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the candidate must be willing to profess the Oath of Fidelity, which the entire college faculty does annually before the local ordinary as a voluntary act.
Interested applicants should provide the following: 1) current curriculum vitae; (2) a letter of application that includes a statement of how the candidate envisions contributing to the Mission of Christendom College; (3) all graduate and undergraduate transcripts of degree-seeking coursework; (4) a sample of the candidate’s scholarly writing; and (5) three letters of recommendation which attest to the candidate’s scholarship, teaching ability, and character. All application material, should be sent electronically to Prof. Eric Jenislawski, Chairman of the Theology Department, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions about the position should also be addressed to Prof. Jenislawski.
Graduate and undergraduate transcripts should be sent to
Professor Eric J. Jenislawski,
Department of Theology
134 Christendom Drive
Front Royal, VA 22630
Initial review of applications will begin on November 23rd and will be ongoing until the deadline of Jan 15, 2016. Invitations to interview on campus will be issued starting January 25th.
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