The University of Mary invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of Theology, to begin fall 2014. Rank and area of theological specialization are open; Ph.D. (or equivalent, e.g., Th.D., S.T.D.) is required by time of employment. Applicants should excel in teaching at the undergraduate level and possess the ability to teach broadly among the theological disciplines while having an active research agenda. The successful candidate will be expected to seek and receive the mandatum from the Ordinary of the Diocese of Bismarck and demonstrate a willingness to support the Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine mission and identity of the University of Mary (see www.umary.edu/about/mission/missionidentity.php).
The University of Mary, situated on a 100-acre campus overlooking the Missouri river, is located in Bismarck, North Dakota, a community with a reach of 80,000 people and nationally recognized for its excellent recreational and cultural facilities, a low crime rate, low urbanization, and clean air. Bismarck is experiencing unprecedented growth fueled by energy, agriculture, manufacturing, and health care. The University of Mary, with an enrollment of over 2800 students is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association and offers 52 undergraduate programs, 8 graduate programs and one doctoral program with campuses in Bismarck and Fargo and sites in North Dakota, Montana, Missouri, Minnesota, Kansas, Wyoming, Arizona, Rome, Italy and online. Recognized as Americas Leadership University, the University is committed to preparing well-formed professionals in the Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine tradition. The University of Mary belongs to NCAA Division II athletics and offers 17 varsity sports. Additional information about the University of Mary can be found at www.umary.edu.
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, and names of 3 professional references with contact information to:
Dr. David Fleischacker
Dean, School of Arts and Sciences
University of Mary
7500 University Drive
Bismarck, ND 58504
For more information, please visit our website at www.umary.edu. Review of applications will begin October 14 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and rank.