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Job Opening: Saint Mark's College

The Marie Anne Blondin Chair in Theology

St. Mark's College, the Catholic Theological College affiliated with the University of British Columbia, invites applications for the Marie Anne Blondin Chair in Theology. Made possible by a generous endowment from the Sisters of St. Ann, the Chair will support St. Mark's vision of Catholic higher education in the Province. The Chair will continue the Sisters' legacy of concern for the integral development of the whole person from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds, as reflected in their foundational apostolic work in the schools, hospitals and parishes of British Columbia since 1858. Activities of the Chair will support this legacy through teaching, research, and special lectures.

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Job Opening: Pontifical College Josephinum

Assistant Professor of Sacred Scripture

The Pontifical College Josephinum is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor of Sacred Scripture in the School of Theology beginning in the Fall of 2017. For the successful candidate, a completed doctorate in Sacred Scripture (Ph.D. or SSD) is desirable.

The ideal candidate should be able to teach as many of the following courses as possible in the MDiv curriculum: Gospels of Mark and Matthew, Gospel of Luke and Acts of the Apostles, Johannine Corpus, and Pauline Corpus. The ability to teach courses in both Old and New Testament is also desirable. The candidate would also have the opportunity to teach electives at the graduate level of his/her choice and expertise, and to direct theses for the MA and STB degrees. The appointment will be to the faculty of the School of Theology, though occasional teaching in the College of Liberal Arts may be required.

The expected teaching load will be six (6) courses annually. If the successful candidate is a priest, depending on other responsibilities assigned by the rector for spiritual direction or formation in the external forum, this teaching load may be reduced. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to participate in the overall formation program through membership on various committees according to his/her interests and the needs of the seminary.

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Job Opening: McMaster University

Assistant Professor - Department of Religious Studies

The Department of Religious Studies at McMaster University invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the Assistant Professor level (or the Associate Professor level in exceptional circumstances) beginning July 1, 2017.
The successful candidate must fit the structure and strengths of the department's Biblical Field, which is marked by its dedication to studying early Judaism and early Christianity in light of one another, focusing on the Hellenistic to Roman periods. The ideal candidate should, therefore, have competence in both early Judaism and early Christianity. Demonstration of excellence and/or outstanding promise in the areas of research, graduate supervision, and undergraduate teaching is essential. A Ph.D. in a field pertinent to the study of early Judaism and/or early Christianity is required by the time of appointment.

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Job Opening: Oblate School of Theology (NT)

Assistant Professor of New Testament  

Oblate School of Theology invites applications for a faculty position in New Testament at the level of Assistant Professor, to start in August of 2017. The candidate will have a PhD and/or SSL in New Testament; although ABD candidates will be considered. A successful applicant will be familiar with, and able to teach a variety of critical approaches to Scripture, including historical critical, narrative and sociological criticism. He or she will have a thorough knowledge of NT Greek and at least one other modern research language. In addition, the candidate will be thoroughly familiar with Roman Catholic teaching on the interpretation of Scripture. She or he will teach foundational and elective courses at the master's level, as well as courses and workshops in continuing education and community outreach programs.

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Recent Job Openings

The following recent announcements of faculty or administrative positions may be of interest to CBA members:

  • Saint Mark's College: Vancouver, BC (Canada)
  • Saint Mary's College of California: Moraga, CA
  • Institute of Catholic Studies and Formation: Diocese of Venice, FL
  • Pontifical College Josephinum: Columbus, OH
  • McMaster University: Hamilton, ONT (Canada)
  • Oblate School of Theology: San Antonio, TX
  • For more info, see this website's section on Job Openings.

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