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Catholic Theological Union
Faculty Position in Catholic Theological Ethics
Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, invites applications for a full time faculty position in Catholic Theological Ethics, preferably with a specialization in medical and sexual ethics, and/or related ethics areas. CTU offers a variety of programs, including D. Min., M.A., M.Div., and M.A.P.S. degrees.
Applicants are expected to have an excellent reputation as a teacher and a commitment to scholarly and popular publishing. Applicants should have an ability to teach and interact cross culturally with persons and theological perspectives other than those of the European or U.S. contexts. The starting date is spring 2013. Responsibilities will include: teaching courses in medical and sexual ethics, the core curriculum ethics course, and teaching on-line courses. Other duties include student advising, administering comprehensive examinations, directing M.A. and D. Min. theses.
Catholic Theological Union (CTU) is the largest Roman Catholic graduate school of theology and ministry in the United States with a diverse and international student body. CTU is sponsored by Roman Catholic religious institutes and societies of apostolic life, and committed to the academic, pastoral, and personal formation of students for the priesthood and a variety of other ministries in the United States and around the world. CTU is committed to theological education and scholarship within a community of faith in interaction with a living Catholic tradition, as well as ecumenical , interfaith and cross-cultural perspectives.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, current Curriculum Vitae, a statement describing their philosophy of teaching, their research interests, and three letters of recommendation to:
Professor Dawn M. Nothwehr, O.S.F.,
Chair of the Search Committee
5401 South Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
Faculty Position in
Religion and Politics
Claremont Lincoln University invites
applications for a full-time, five year
renewable contract position, rank open, in Religion and Politics. We seek a scholar who can address issues related to
religion and politics from within the context of ethics, philosophy, political
science, or area studies. The recently founded Claremont Lincoln
University is at the center of a new
consortium of professional graduate schools for the training of religious scholars and practitioners of a variety of
religious and non-religious viewpoints.
Claremont Lincoln functions as a consortium of schools and centers that includes Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Jain, andHindu partners. Thus, both interdisciplinary and
inter-religious competency is a necessary
prerequisite for any successful job candidate.
Responsibilities include graduate teaching (four
courses per year) and advising in M.A and
Ph.D. programs in the existing Religion, Ethics, and Society doctoral concentration and an anticipated
doctoral concentration in Religion and
Politics. Candidates prepared to engage in online teaching are preferred. We seek excellence in teaching and
scholarship, collegiality, and
professional/religious/social engagement. Possibilities currently exist to collaborate with Claremont Graduate University
doctoral programs. Rank and salary will
be determined by qualifications and experience. Completed Ph.D. and teaching experience are preferable.
Claremont Lincoln University is desegregating
theological education by creating a
consortium of three founding institutions, the Claremont School of Theology, the Academy for Jewish Religion, CA, and
Bayan Claremont, founded by the Islamic
Center of Southern California. Claremont Lincoln will also have Jain, Buddhist and Hindu partner schools, with others
still to be added. Professors and students combine the
resources of religious traditions with
"secular" fields of scholarship to develop solutions to significant global challenges. Faculty, staff, and
students represent a rich religious,
ethnic, and international diversity. Claremont Lincoln seeks a racially diverse, broadly representative
faculty that is sensitive to
cross-cultural issues. We are seeking a scholar who will work collegially with us as we continue to add programs and
partners to this growing multi-religious
The position is available in the fall of 2013.
Pre-arranged interviews will be held at
AAR. Applicants are requested to send a letter of application, a vita, one writing sample (article or book/dissertation
chapter), at least one course syllabus,
and three letters of recommendation to Provost Philip Clayton, Claremont Lincoln University, 1325 North
College Ave., Claremont, CA 91711. Submissions by email strongly
encouraged; use firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of apps will begin Nov. 1st. Position will
remain open until filled. AA/EOE; women
and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
Director Doctor of Ministry Program
is seeking candidates for a full-time position as the Director of the Doctor of
Ministry Program to begin July 1, 2013. The candidate should possess an earned
doctorate from an accredited institution. The candidate will have a proven
track record of ministry leadership and a proven ability in program
development. The candidate must fully support the Denver Seminary Statement of
Faith, Mission, Vision and Core Commitments.
earned doctorate from an accredited institution with a strong understanding of
and experience with research methodologies
MDiv, as well as the doctorate, is preferred
ministry experience at the senior level
genuine heart-felt love for pastors and para-church leaders
demonstrated competency in communication at both the inter-personal and
solid understanding of the Evangelical movement within North America and around
ability to recruit and mentor students as well as lead and oversee the larger
demonstrated competency in articulating God’s mission (missio Dei) and the
ability to promote that vision within the DMin Program at Denver Seminary
ability to grow an organization or program
support of the Denver Seminary Statement of Faith, Mission, Vision and Core
II. Responsibilities and Expected Outcomes
the vision of the DMin Program at Denver Seminary
the growth of the DMin Program through leadership, marketing and recruitment of
as appropriate to one’s discipline and programmatic needs
in relevant scholarly and professional organizations
as a member of the Christian Ministry Division in its roles and
responsibilities within the Seminary including divisional meetings
as the chair of the DMin Committee
in other responsibilities and duties of all faculty members of Denver Seminary
as delineated in the Faculty Handbook
visible, dedicated submission to Christ’s Lordship and the authority of
to the Seminary Provost/Academic Dean
as a professor on the school faculty
relationships with diverse constituencies locally, nationally, and
commitment to and engagement with the local church
Applications will be accepted until January 15, 2013. Email CV and cover letter to Dr. Scott Wenig
using the following link: email@example.com
or mail them to the address below.
Dr. Scott Wenig
Chairperson, Search Committee
6399 S. Santa Fe Dr.
Littleton, CO 80120
more information please visit http://www.denverseminary.edu/director-doctor-of-ministry-program/
Loyola University Chicago
Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology
Chicago, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Theology invites
applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant
Professor in Systematic Theology to begin academic year 2013-2014. The
department serves the university’s undergraduate core curriculum and offers
undergraduate majors and minors in Theology and Religious Studies. The department
also offers the M.A. in Biblical Languages and Literature, Christian Ethics,
and Theological Studies, and Ph.D. concentrations in New Testament/Early
Christianity, and Integrative Studies in Ethics and Theology. For information about the department,
please visit www.luc.edu/theology/
Teaching responsibilities will include a range of undergraduate
courses in Christian Theology, including Introduction to Christian Theology, Church
in the World, Jesus Christ, Roman Catholicism, and Christianity through Time as
well as a capstone course in Theology. Candidates will also be expected to
teach courses in Systematic Theology at the M.A. and Ph.D. levels and to pursue
a sustainable program of scholarship.
Candidates for the position should have a completed Ph.D. by the time of hire and must clearly demonstrate the potential for
excellence in research and teaching as well as distinguished scholarship and
student mentorship. Candidates
must demonstrate an ability to teach
at all levels and in a theological context, engaging with colleagues who
specialize in Christian Theology. The candidate should have expertise in the major topics of
systematic theology (e.g., God, Christ, Church), with a specialization in the
area of ecclesiology. Candidates who are familiar with the U.S. Hispanic
Catholic experience and Latino/a theology are especially encouraged to apply. The ability to teach courses in Historical Theology
(post-Reformation) is also highly desirable. Special attention will be given to
candidates with research interests that relate to Christian Ethics.
Applicants should submit
a current Curriculum Vitae, a letter
of interest outlining the candidate’s qualifications, a teaching statement, a
research agenda, materials demonstrating teaching expertise, and samples of
scholarly writing to www.careers.luc.edu. They also should provide the names and email addresses of
three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for
this position. Referees will not be contacted
immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process.
Review of applications will begin 30 September 2012 and
continue until the position is filled. Candidates with applications that are completed by 19 October 2012
will be considered for interviews at the AAR Meeting in Chicago. For further information, please
Dr. Susan A. Ross. Chair
Department of Theology
Loyola University Chicago
1032 West Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660
LUC is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to
hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. As a Jesuit Catholic
institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our
strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition.
In order to gain a clearer understanding of LUC’s mission, candidates should
consult our website at http://www.luc.edu/mission/missionandidentity.shtml.
For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they
should consult our website at http://www.luc.edu/transformativeed. Applications
from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged.
Loyola University New Orleans
Faculty Position in Scripture and Ministry
The Loyola Institute for Ministry (LIM) of Loyola University New Orleans invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Scripture and Ministry. Informed by the methodology of practical theology, LIM offers pastoral studies and religious education graduate and certificate programs on campus, online, and in extension in English and Spanish around the country and around the world. The successful candidate will have a terminal degree in biblical studies (with a strong background in both Old and New Testaments). S/he will be a member of the Roman Catholic community and thoroughly familiar with contemporary Catholicism, particularly in the area of the Bible and biblical interpretation. Teaching ability in other areas of theology or ministry would be helpful but not required.
For more information about the Loyola Institute for Ministry, please see www.lim.loyno.edu. The Loyola Institute for Ministry seeks a highly qualified, diverse applicant pool and especially encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.
To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, three letters of reference and an official transcript of highest degree earned to:
Dr. Michael Cowan
Loyola Institute for Ministry
6363 St. Charles Ave. Campus Box 67
New Orleans, LA 70118.
Review of applications begins January 16, 2013. Loyola is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Faculty Position in Practical
RESPONSIBILITIES: The position
requires teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. The area of
specialization is open (e.g., homiletics, pastoral care, or youth ministry).
The successful candidate will begin teaching responsibilities in August of 2013.
RANK AND SALARY: Open (Assistant
to Full Professor), commensurate with experience and qualifications. The
contract is for ten months, with the possibility of additional compensation for
teaching a summer course.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate must
hold the PhD or DMin. Candidate must possess a minimum of three years of
full-time ministry experience and be credentialed with the Assemblies of God
(or be willing to obtain said credentials) with evidence of active involvement
in the life of a congregation. Candidate should have a calling to educate
students for ministry in practical theology and demonstrate academic
credentials and a commitment to collegiality. Teaching experience at the
undergraduate or graduate level and a record of academic publications will be
highly valued. Bi-lingual in Spanish is a plus.
Review of applications will begin
on November 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Please
submit (1) a letter of application describing qualifications for the position,
personal faith, teaching philosophy, and evidence of commitment to the ministry
and the ongoing life of the Church; (2) a current curriculum vitae; (3) the
Southeastern University employment application (www.seu.edu/hr);
and (4) names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals who are
willing to write letters of recommendation. Finalists will be required to
submit three letters of reference and academic transcripts. Please send all
materials to the Office of Human Resources, Southeastern University, 1000
Longfellow Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33801. Materials may be submitted electronically
Southeastern is a Christian
university affiliated with the Assemblies of God. Southeastern encourages
minorities, women, and persons with disabilities to apply.
St. Thomas University
Dean, School of Theology and Ministry
St. Thomas University seeks a visionary and energetic leader of its highly successful and newly configured School of Theology and Ministry. Reporting to the Provost of the University, the Dean has administrative oversight of all academic programs, centers and institutes within the School.
Located on a beautiful, self-contained campus in Miami Gardens, Florida, St. Thomas is a student-centered university committed to the academic and professional success of its students who become ethical leaders in our global community. Founded in 1961, St. Thomas University is the only Catholic Archdiocesan sponsored university in the State of Florida. The rich cultural and international diversity of South Florida is reflected in the student population, with over 60% of students representing minority communities. The University offers 27 undergraduate majors, 17 graduate degrees and two professional programs to over 2200 undergraduate and 1600 graduate, doctoral and law students.
The School of Theology and Ministry has established itself as a leader in theological and ministerial education grounded in practical theology, offering the BA in Religious Studies, the MA in Pastoral Ministries, the Master of Divinity, and the PhD in Practical Theology. In addition, the School has a certificate program in Spiritual Companionship, an international online program in Spiritual Studies, a newly formed Ecumenical Institute, and a highly engaged Center for Peace and Justice, with long-term, collaborative programs in Port-de-Paix, Haiti, as well local and regional outreach commitments.
The successful candidate must be a Catholic academic administrator who possesses an earned doctorate in theology/ministry or related field and a record of quality teaching, research, and service for this position which has faculty rank. Candidates must demonstrate the capacity for successful grant writing and fundraising, provide evidence of innovative strategic planning, and be enthusiastic about the possibilities of working with a dynamic faculty, staff and administration to enable growth within the present programs and to make this the finest School of Theology in the Southeast.
St. Thomas University [www.stu.edu] is being assisted by the partners of the search firm: Hyatt•Fennell LLC. Nominations and application materials should be submitted MS Word formatted to Cheryl Hyatt at StThomasUniv@hyatt-fennell.com.
The University will be reviewing applications in mid-December. Application materials must include a focused letter of interest, a brief statement of your vision for Catholic higher education, a current cv/résumé, copies of post-secondary transcripts, and complete contact information for five professional references. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential. St. Thomas University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The University of California at Santa Barbara
Assistant Professor in North American Religions
Department of Religious Studies at the University of California at Santa
Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track position in the history of
North American Religions. Ph.D. in hand is expected at the time of appointment.
The successful candidate will have research expertise in the period between the
Revolutionary and First World Wars and more general teaching expertise in
American religious history. We seek a colleague whose research interests will
complement and/or enhance existing strengths within a department known for its
interdisciplinary and comparative approaches. An ability to engage issues of
theory and method in the academic study of religion is essential.
more information about the department, see www.religion.ucsb.edu.
ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a
statement of teaching philosophy, and arrange to have three letters of
recommendation sent to the Chair of the Search Committee at: firstname.lastname@example.org
applications received by November 5, 2012 will receive full review. Inquiries
about the position may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Professor
Wade Clark Roof at email@example.com.
department is interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and
excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The
University of California at Santa Barbara is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
University of Chicago Divinity School
Assistant Professor in Environmental Ethics
The University of Chicago Divinity School
seeks to make an appointment for a new, tenure-track Assistant Professor position
in Environmental Ethics. A candidate for this position should be
qualified to teach and direct research in Environmental Ethics (e.g., the value
of and duties towards biotic, non-living realities, and ecosystems,
environmental criticism, animal rights, food ethics, the ethics of consumption,
etc.). The candidate must exhibit a
broad knowledge of the field of religious ethics (comprising theological,
political, philosophical, and comparative inquiry), a command of issues in
moral theory central to environmental ethics, the ability to engage materials
in the physical and/or biological sciences, and a coherent and creative agenda
for research and publication. Religious
tradition(s) and primary focus of scholarly expertise are open. The candidate
should also have the ability and desire to work with the University’s Program
on the Global Environment.
The Divinity School is the graduate
professional school for the academic study of religion at the University of
Chicago, a private research university.
Faculty in the School teach Ph.D. students in 11 different areas of
study, and master’s level students in M.A. and M.Div. programs, offering
courses at the introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels. Many
faculty hold associate appointments in other departments and schools of the University;
such associations are encouraged. A normal teaching load is 4 courses per
year on a quarter system; in most cases that leaves one quarter open for
research in residence (in addition to summers free for scholarship).
Applications will be accepted until the
position is filled. Review of candidates
will commence on October 1, 2012. Application should be made online, at http://tinyurl.com/d5txyrm. For questions contact Dean Margaret M.
Mitchell, The University of Chicago Divinity School, 1025 East 58th Street,
Chicago, IL 60637 (firstname.lastname@example.org). The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity
Armerding Chair of Biblical Studies--Old Testament
Wheaton College seeks candidates for the Armerding Chair of Biblical Studies (Old Testament). The position is a full time, tenure-track endowed chair appointment that becomes available in July 1, 2013. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D., evidence of outstanding teaching, a track record of excellence in research and publication, and sufficient professional experience to warrant appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Specialization in the area of Old Testament studies is required. The person appointed will be expected to promote a deepened understanding of the authority of Scripture and doctrine of biblical inerrancy through their teaching and writing, and through service to the evangelical community. The position involves teaching 8 credit hours per semester, primarily at the undergraduate level.
Applications will be received until the position is filled. Send letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Ann Gerber, Armerding Chair Search Committee, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL 60187 or via email to email@example.com. Application forms will be sent to promising candidates.