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Job Opening: Saint Martin's University

Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor & Chairperson, Dept. Religious Studies

Saint Martin's University, an independent, coeducational university located in western Washington, invites applications for a full-time position as advanced Assistant or Associate Professor, who also will serve as Chair in the Department of Religious Studies beginning August 2015. The position comes with tenure or a fast-track to tenure, depending on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience.

Qualifications include an earned doctorate in systematic theology from a regionally-accredited institution, with a preferred secondary area in social justice or Catholic women's movements. Candidates should have a strong publication history, be fully knowledgeable about the intellectual and pedagogical traditions of the Catholic Church, and be able to demonstrate pedagogical effectiveness in the classroom. Teaching is expected in major, Core Curriculum, and First Year Seminar courses. The Chair will collaborate with departmental colleagues to re-envision the major program and to promote familiarity with the university's Benedictine identity in the overall undergraduate experience. An ability to work with a broad array of colleagues in and out of the department is essential. Willingness to support the Catholic, Benedictine tradition of Saint Martin's University is required. Read more: Job Opening: Saint Martin's University

Job Opening: University of Scranton

Tenure-track position in Old Testament

UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON, Department of Theology/Religious Studies, is seeking candidates for a full-time, tenure-track position in Old Testament, beginning in Fall, 2015. Candidates should have completed the Ph.D. (or be ABD, with completion of the doctorate by August, 2015), be committed to undergraduate teaching, and have both a capacity and interest in pursuing research in their field. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate survey courses as well as upper level and graduate courses in Scripture. Ability and desire to teach in other areas of Catholic theology is preferred.
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Job Opening: Sacred Heart Seminary & School of Theology

Assistant Professor of New Testament

SACRED HEART SEMINARY AND SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY seeks candidates for a full-time graduate-level teaching appointment in New Testament starting August 2015. The successful candidate will possess a doctorate in Biblical Studies and be willing to occasionally teach Old Testament, Greek and/or Hebrew courses. Candidates possessing a canonical degree are particularly encouraged to apply. Rank and salary will be determined on the basis of academic credentials, publication record, and teaching experience.

Submission deadline is November 7, 2014. Send letter of interest, teaching philosophy, and curriculum vitae to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
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Job Opening: Saint Ambrose University

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

St. Ambrose University invites applications, nominations and inquiries for the position of Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Reporting directly to the Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, the Dean serves as the academic officer of the College providing leadership and oversight for the strategic, academic and administrative affairs of the College. The University seeks a visionary leader who is able to build upon the college's achievements and to further its mission.

The College of Arts and Sciences offers diverse academic programs that feature highly qualified faculty who are committed to teaching excellence and a wide range of research interests and creative endeavors. Through its commitment to the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences flourish at St. Ambrose. The College encourages innovative, interdisciplinary endeavors, evidenced by our yearly academic theme, which coordinates speakers, conferences, and artistic expressions in order to foster college-wide engagement. The College of Arts and Sciences houses 30 undergraduate degree programs and 3 graduate programs and is comprised of 103 faculty and 16 administrative staff; 95% of the full-time faculty members hold doctoral or terminal degrees.
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Job Opening: Saint Anselm College

The Department of Theology at Saint Anselm College, a Roman Catholic undergraduate liberal arts college in the Benedictine tradition in Manchester, NH, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the New Testament to begin August 2015. The successful candidate will be capable of teaching Biblical Theology (an introductory course on the bible), The Gospels, The Writings of St. Paul, as well as courses in the candidate's area of specialization. Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability and research potential (samples of scholarship, articles, or conference papers) and academic transcripts to the attention of Dr. Daniel J. Daly, Department Chair, Theology, via the college website at www.anselm.edu/hr . Three letters of recommendation are required and should be submitted in PDF format via email to the department faculty assistant, Denise Reagan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Applications should be received by October 30th for full consideration. Selected candidates will be interviewed on November 23rd and 24th at the AAR/SBL conference in San Diego.

A completed Ph.D. in the New Testament is preferred. Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, as well as the ability to do scholarly research. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred.

Successful candidates will be able to assist the college to further its strategic goals for institution-wide diversity and inclusiveness.