Job Placement

Job Posting

Academic Year Positions

Tantur Ecumenical Institute

The Office of Mission Engagement and Church Affairs at University of Notre Dame, which oversees programs at the Tantur Ecumenical Institute in Jerusalem, will host doctoral students at Tantur as part of a residential fellowship program for the 2019-2020 academic year. For more information, visit here

Chegg Tutor

Chegg directly caters to the constraints students work within by offering a way to supplement their income while maintaining a rigorous academic schedule. This part-time work allows for flexible, resume-worthy experience and competitive pay for students and professional alike. Tutors make at least $20/hr. Click here for more information.

Coastal Carolina University 

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Coastal Carolina University (Conway/Myrtle Beach, SC) is looking for a PhD in Religious Studies to teach a 5/5 course load (30 students per class) as a Teaching Associate (i.e. Adjunct) for the ‘19-‘20 academic year. It’s very likely that the faculty member would have the opportunity to continue teaching the following year as well (if they choose). This position does not include benefits and pays by the course, so the 5/5 course load would provide a salary of over $31K for the year. We’re specifically looking for someone who can teach our main introductory course, RELG 103 World Religions.

Duke Clergy Health Initiative

The Seminary to Early Ministry (SEM) Study will establish the first-ever longitudinal study of seminary students. A summer research intern is needed to help with conducting surveys and interviews, writing reports, etc. The ideal candidate would be interested in theological education and qualitative research and in a PhD or ThD program at Duke. Please send an email cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications and your CV to For more information, please contact David Eagle at and visit here

ICS Global Teaching Fellowships

The International Comparative Studies Program is excited to offer two full year teaching assistantships to Duke Graduate students for the Academic Year 2019-20. Submit your CV including contact details for references and a brief cover letter highlighting the connections between your work and ICS’ interdisciplinary approach to global studies to by 10:00 AM April 12th

MicroWorlds Lab

Graduate students in their second year and above are asked to apply for a fellowship with the MicroWorlds Lab. Candidates should have interest in learning microanalytical research methods, mentoring undergraduates, and participating in thematic research groups. Send in a CV and cover letter to Tom Robisheaux ( and Katharine Dubois ( by April 15th. For more information, visit here.

NC State

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at NC State University (Raleigh, NC) welcomes applications for possible non-tenure-track teaching positions in Religious Studies during 2019/20. Only on-line applications will be considered. These should be submitted here.

Presbyterian Mission Agency

With national offices in Louisville, Kentucky, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) focuses on the national and international mission work of the church. Working under the general direction of the President/Executive Director, the new Director of Theology, Formation and Evangelism woud lead, oversee and manage the Theology, Formation and Evangelism (“TFE”) Ministry Area of the Presbyterian Mission Agency (PMA), provide strategy, planning, operational management and support for the ongoing work of TFE’s programs and initiatives, in a way that furthers the achievement of Presbyterian Mission Agency’s organizational mission, vision, and strategic plans. For more information, visit here

St. Ignatius College Prep

St. Ignatius College Prep is hiring for a Religious Studies teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. St. Ignatius is a Catholic, Jesuit coeducational high school in San Francisco. For more information, visit here

University of Chicago

The University of Chicago Divinity School invites applications for tenure-track positions for early-career scholars whose research focuses on the intersection of Race and Religion.  Successful candidates will be appointed a Provost's Postdoctoral Scholar, a tenure-track position at the rank of Instructor for an initial 2-year period to start July 1st, 2019. For information, visit here

William & Mary University

The Religious Studies Department at William & Mary invites applications for a one-year, non-tenure-track, visiting position that will begin August 10, 2019. We seek an individual with expertise in Religion in North America, with a focus on one or more of the following subfields: gender and sexuality, religion and immigration, African-American religions, Caribbean religions, Latinx religions, and/or Native American religions. The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a 3-3 teaching load. For more information, visit here.

Summer Positions

City Internships

City Internships will be offering Winter, Spring and Summer Programs in 9 locations: London, Paris, New York, Washington D.C., Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston & San Francisco. Their Programs feature a series of career-readiness classes, workshops and events centered around an internship placement at a leading company in an industry of interest to a student. Students may apple here.

Duke Summer Doctoral Academy 

The Duke Summer Doctoral Academy offers week-long courses that introduce doctoral students and postdocs to skills, tools and knowledge that augment their regular coursework/research. Each course meets three hours a day for five consecutive days. The courses are free of charge to Duke participants, and course completion will be noted on transcripts. The full list of course offerings can be accessed here. Registration deadline is May 5th, 2019

Duke TIP

Duke TIP is hiring instructional staff and residential counselors to work with gifted students in grades 7-11 on a variety of college campuses across the south. Positions are available in June and July. The job is rewarding and the kids are great. Competitive compensation plus room and board are provided. Residential applicants must be age 18 or older with at least one year of college completed by June. Instructional applicants typically are pursuing advanced degrees, although talented college juniors or seniors may be hired as teaching assistants. Learn more at

Institute of Reading Development

The Institute of Reading Development offers summer reading skills programs in partnership with the continuing education departments of more than 100 colleges and universities nationwide. As an Institute teacher you will earn more than $6,000 in one summer, improve your teaching skills and confidence during our comprehensive, paid training program, and gain over 400 hours of classroom teaching experience with a variety of age groups from 4-year-olds to adults. Apply by March 31st. For more information, visit here

NHC Summer Residency

The National Humanities Center (NHC) is launching a new summer residency program for PhD students to take place July 15-26th, 2019 entitled “Objects and Places in an Inquiry-Based Classroom: Teaching, Learning, and Research in the Humanities,” this intensive program will allow PhD students to work in multidisciplinary teams under the guidance of established scholars and expert educators to identify and map solutions to a compelling instructional challenge. The deadline for nominations is April 8th, 2019. For more information, visit here.

Tantur Summer Seminar

2019's theme is "Sin and Atonement in Judaism and Christianity."Accepted graduate students will be provided with room and board at the Tantur Ecumenical Institute in Jerusalem from July 1 through July 14, 2019, and a $500 subvention to support travel. Travel must be arranged through the University of Notre Dame. To apply, email a CV, one letter of recommendation from a faculty adviser (may be submitted separately), and a 500-word essay regarding your interest in this seminar to Marianne FitzGerald, Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis. For information, visit here

Career Services

Duke Career Center

Assistance for job placements is available through the Career Center. The Center provides services, programs, online tools and more for students and alumni (for up to 4 years after graduation).

Higher Ed Jobs

For a listing of open Religious Studies and Theology positions across the United States and abroad, please visit the HigherEd Jobs board. Along with viewing all positions, you can subset your search to focus on a particular location, job title, or degree type qualification.

Chronicle Vitae Job Search Engine

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