Tenure-Track: Professor of New Testament Studies

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The Catholic University of America

The School of Theology and Religious Studies at The Catholic University of America seeks to fill an open-rank, tenure-track position in New Testament Studies to begin in August 2020. 

We seek candidates who understand, are enthusiastic about, and will make a significant contribution to the mission of the University, which reads as follows: “As the national university of the Catholic Church in the United States, founded and sponsored by the bishops of the country with the approval of the Holy See, The Catholic University of America is committed to being a comprehensive Catholic and American institution of higher learning, faithful to the teachings of Jesus Christ as handed on by the Church. Dedicated to advancing the dialogue between faith and reason, The Catholic University of America seeks to discover and impart the truth through excellence in teaching and research, all in service to the Church, the nation and the world.”

The School is open to different research interests within New Testament Studies, and encourages applications from candidates of all ranks who already have, or give promise of having, a distinguished record of research and publication. The ideal candidate will possess a doctoral degree (S.T.D. or Ph.D.) in a biblical field, have teaching experience in
undergraduate, graduate, and/or seminary programs, and service experience on department and university committees. Applicants should demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching and mentoring. Rank and salary will be determined on the basis of academic credentials and publication record.

To apply, please send the following materials to the New Testament Studies Search Committee of the School of Theology and Religious Studies (trs-jobs@cua.edu). Review of applications will begin on January 21 and continue until the position is filled:

  • Cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A one- to two-page personal statement indicating how your research, teaching, and service will make a distinctive contribution to our University’s mission and to the vision of Catholic education outlined in Veritatis gaudium and the Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Universities Ex Corde Ecclesiae.

The Catholic University of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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