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Job Opening: St. Patrick's Seminary & University

Open Rank Professor of Sacred Scripture (Assistant, Associate, or Full) – 2 positions available

St. Patrick's Seminary & University (STPSU) invites applications for two full-time, continuing positions in the Sacred Scripture Department (open rank) beginning in Fall 2018. One candidate specializing in Old Testament and one candidate specializing in New Testament will be hired. STPSU is the Roman Catholic Seminary of the Archdiocese of San Francisco; candidates for the position must support the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and the seminary's mission to prepare men for the priesthood.

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Job Opening: College of the Holy Cross

Old Testament/Hebrew Bible (Full-Time, Tenure-Track)(Black/Womanist Scholarship)

TThe Department of Religious Studies at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment to begin in August 2018, in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. We particularly welcome candidates with contemporary methodological frameworks such as post-colonial, ecological, critical race theory, or feminist approaches. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching at the introductory and advanced levels as well as scholarly achievement. Ph.D. required.

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Job Opening: The University of San Diego

Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies (Black/Womanist Scholarship)

The Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of San Diego announces a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek a teacher-scholar with expertise in Black/Womanist scholarship. The candidate's area of specialization should be theology, biblical interpretation, theological ethics, church history, or religious studies. In addition to their specialization, ideal candidates will be conversant with religion and culture; religion and race; religion and gender/queer theory; religion and politics; and/or religion and peace building. We are particularly interested in a scholar whose teaching and research will advance the interests of African Americans and communities of color. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses as well as upper-division courses in the area(s) of specialization, and may include courses that fulfill the Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice requirement in our newly revised core curriculum.

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Recent Job Openings

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

  • Christendom Graduate School of Theology: Alexandria, VA
  • Loyola University: Chicago, IL
  • University of Notre Dame Australia: Fremantle Campus
  • Azusa Pacific University: Azusa CA
  • St. Ambrose University: Davenport, IA
  • St. Patrick's Seminary & University: Menlo Park, CA
  • College of the Holy Cross: Worcester, MA
  • For more info, see this website's section on Job Openings.

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