The St Hilda Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Reader / Chair in Catholic Social Thought and Practice

Durham (GB)
14 Oct 2016
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13 Nov 2016
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Full Time

The St Hilda Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Reader / Chair in Catholic Social Thought and Practice

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Durham University is one of the world’s top research intensive universities with strengths across the Arts and Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences. The University sits in a beautiful, historic city where it shares ownership of a World Heritage Site with Durham Cathedral, one of the greatest Romanesque buildings in Western Europe. A collegiate University, Durham recruits outstanding students from across the world and offers an unmatched wider student experience.

Join us as in this unique role at Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader or Professorial level and you will discover a wonderful intellectual and social environment in which to make a career.

This is a substantial platform in which to consider the most crucial social, economic or political justice issues of our times. Our Department of Theology and Religion is proud to be the home of the Centre for Catholic Studies. There, you will enjoy unprecedented scope to define the role of the St Hilda Post in Catholic Social Thought and Practice.

You will explore the frontiers of knowledge. We will look to you to teach within our undergraduate and Masters programmes, and to supervise PhD students. You will conduct a programme of internationally acclaimed research, with potential to build a strong relationship with the Durham University Business School. As an essential aspect of the role, you will carry out important outreach work with various practitioner organisations in the field of Catholic social action.

An outstanding scholar and an excellent teacher, you will bring to the role a proven talent for public communication. Your track record to date reveals you to be a productive and committed individual, with collaborative spirit and boundless enthusiasm for becoming a true thought-leader.

If you are an outstanding, enterprising, intellectually curious academic with ambition and a strong sense of collegiality, please do consider applying to Durham University.

Discover more and apply at durham.ac.uk/academictalent.