Yale Divinity School and the Institute of Sacred Music invite applications for an associate dean position to lead Marquand Chapel beginning in August 2020. Reporting to the Dean of Yale Divinity School and collaborating with the Marquand Chapel committee, the Associate Dean of Marquand Chapel develops the vision for and implementation of worship in Marquand Chapel which meets daily during term and for special occasions throughout the year. Two staff report directly to the Associate Dean: a full-time Liturgical Assistant (YDS) who coordinates the production of daily chapel and a Director of Chapel Music (ISM) who devotes 50% of their time to direct the music in Marquand. The position of Associate Dean of Chapel comes with a faculty appointment in the Yale Institute of Sacred Music at an appropriate rank; the Associate Dean is expected to teach one course per term (33.3%) in a relevant discipline.
Yale Divinity School provides an ecumenical environment in which students are prepared for ordained ministry in diverse Christian churches and for a wide range of professional careers, including additional advanced degrees in academic and professional schools, not-for-profit work, and public service.
Candidates must hold (or be on the verge of completing) a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have strong potential as an instructor. A letter of application with curriculum vitae and three letters of reference should be submitted online at here posted at Careers at Yale. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.
Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and especially encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.
About Yale Divinity School and the Institute of Sacred Music
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.