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Assistant Professor of Theology

Boston University School of Theology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Theology at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in Fall 2017. The successful candidate will be an outstanding scholar in theology, holding a PhD or ThD in theology or an appropriate, equivalent degree, and having potential for a strong record of publications in the field. The candidate should be a theologian working within the Christian tradition and specializing in religion and science. Areas of expertise are open, but candidates should be competent to teach core masters' course in theology as well as masters and doctoral courses in religion & science. An additional seminary degree (e.g., MDiv, MTS, MAR) and a degree in the natural sciences are highly desirable. 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 Division of Religious Studies, some of which may be in collaborative programs with other Boston University schools. In addition, the person will have the opportunity to give leadership, with others, in the School of Theology and Boston University programs in religion and science. 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. Boston University School of Theology is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The salary will be commensurate with experience.

Applications - including a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research plans, a major publication sample, and three professional references (sent separately) – should be sent to Jennifer Knust, Chair, Theology Search Committee, Boston University School of Theology, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Suite 110, Boston, MA 02215. Applications may be submitted as email attachments to Ms. Emily Arnone at Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016, and will continue until a suitable candidate is selected.

Editorial Assistant or Assistant Editor

Palgrave Macmillan is a global academic publisher for scholarship, research and professional learning. We publish monographs, journals, reference works and professional titles, online and in print. With a focus on the humanities, business and social sciences, Palgrave Macmillan offers authors and readers the very best in academic content whilst also supporting the community with innovative new formats and tools.

We are looking for a dynamic publishing professional to join our Palgrave US Editorial team with a subject area focus on Philosophy and Religion.This position will either be an Editorial Assistant or Assistant Editor level role, depending on experience level.

For information, see the job listing.

Senior Program Associate

The American Association for the Advancement of Science seeks a Senior Program Associate to work within the AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion Program on the project entitled "Engaging Scientists in the Science and Religion Dialogue." The position involves leading this major initiative to support scientists interested in engagement with religious and public audiences. Designed to provide vital engagement tools and professionally facilitated workshops for scientists, this project will build upon AAAS' successful efforts in public engagement to increase opportunities for scientists and members of the public to participate in constructive dialogue about science.

For information, see the AAAS website.

Science, Ethics, & Religion Internship

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) seeks an intern to assist the Program of Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER)'s Science and Theological Education project. DoSER is part of the AAAS Science & Policy Programs directorate. DoSER was established to facilitate communication between scientific and religious communities; the science and theological education project involves a partnership with select seminaries throughout the US to integrate science into their core curricula, with a goal of promoting a positive understanding of science among religious leaders and eventually the communities they serve. The Dialogue builds on AAAS's long-standing commitment to relate scientific knowledge and technological development to the purposes and concerns of society at large.

For information, see the job listing.

Fellowship - Think-Write-Publish Science and Religion project

Twelve $10,000 two-year TWP Science & Religion Fellowships to develop a publishable true story or series of stories.

Open to novice and experienced writers, anyone who has a compelling true story or true stories illustrating or exploring harmonies between science and religion is encouraged to apply. Over a two-year period, Fellows will develop, write, and market their creative nonfiction stories. They will be mentored throughout the project by experienced writers, editors and teachers. They and their stories will be featured in a series of regional and national events.

The program is based at Arizona State University.

Non-residential narrative writing Fellowships. Fellows will receive travel to 3 all-expense-paid writing workshops around the nation, dedicated mentors and editorial support, exposure of their work at 5 events at science museums in the US and Canada, publishing opportunities, and a $10,000 honorarium.

The deadline for applications is May 15.

For information, see the Think-Write-Publish website.


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