Adjunct Instructor for Christian Theology & Catholicism Today


The Religious Studies Department is seeking a part-time instructor for courses in Christian Theology and Catholicism beginning in the Spring of 2018. These 300-level courses are offered in alternate semesters: RS 324 Exploring Christian Thought considers the basic concepts and themes of Christianity from a spectrum of theological perspectives shaped by the diverse contexts of culture, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and socio-economic location. The course highlights dimensions of faith which all Christians share as well as the beautiful diversity present within the Christian tradition.

RS 302 Catholicism Today explores the riches of the Catholic tradition which keep the Church vibrant and relevant in a time of economic, ethnic, ecumenical and ecological concerns.

For more information, full course descriptions and sample syllabi contact Dr. John Leonard Applications will be reviewed beginning 10/15/17 and hiring completed by 11/30/17.


Necessary Education or Work Experience:

The candidate will hold a Ph.D., D. Min., M.Div. or M.A. in Christian Theology, Catholic Studies or related field, and demonstrated expertise in teaching at the undergraduate level. Priority will be given to candidates grounded in the Catholic-Dominican Intellectual Tradition: rigorously pursuing verifiable truths; developing virtuous, engaged citizens; contributing through word and deed towards a more just, compassionate, and sustainable society.

Other Qualifications:

Edgewood College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Candidates must demonstrate multicultural competence — the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women and racial and ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate must actively support the mission of the College by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values — truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community.

To apply: Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, references, and teaching evaluations to:

Edgewood College
Human Resources – CTCT
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711
Equal Opportunity Employer