Open Faculty Positions

Each year, the College of Arts and Letters welcomes approximately 20 new faculty members.

Please follow the link to view each Arts and Letters departmental website for their 2014-15 open faculty positions at Departments.

Arts and Letters News

  • Psychology Ph.D. Alumna Researches How Children Cope with Stress and Trauma

    Amy K. Nuttall

    While working at a childhood bereavement center after college, Amy K. Nuttall Ph.D. ’15 saw firsthand how resilient kids can be. She was inspired to research parentification, or the act of children assuming adult caretaking roles in their families, in her graduate work in developmental psychology at Notre Dame. She now continues to explore the issue at Michigan State University, where she landed a position as an assistant professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies and directs the Family Stress Lab. Read More >

  • Researchers to Convene Symposium on Humility, Wisdom, and Grace in Human Evolution

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    Celia Deane-Drummond, professor of theology, and Agustín Fuentes, professor and chair of the Department of Anthropology, have been awarded a grant by the John Templeton Foundation to convene invited scholars to explore the intersection of wisdom, humility, and grace in human evolution. An advanced symposium, entitled “Humility, Wisdom, and Grace in Deep Time: A Conversation between Theology and Evolutionary Anthropology,” will assemble scholars from around the world in Stellenbosch, South Africa, in January 2017. Read More >

  • Video: Study everything. Do anything.

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    Through the liberal arts, you learn to read deeply. Think about issues critically. Discuss topics thoughtfully. Write arguments persuasively. Contribute to projects creatively. And these abilities aren’t just vital in the classroom—they’re exactly what employers, graduate schools, and service organizations are looking for. With 20 departments across the humanities, arts, and social sciences, the College of Arts and Letters is home to exceptional faculty and talented students who are studying what they love. Read More >

  • Washington Program Kickstarts Political and Policy Careers for Notre Dame Students

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    Through the Washington Program, a semester-long immersion into national politics and policy, Notre Dame students head to the nation’s capital for coursework and organized visits with policymakers, journalists, and leaders in a variety of governmental and non-governmental offices. Participants also complete internships at the White House, congressional offices, major media outlets, non-governmental organizations, and nonprofits. Read More >