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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: University of San Diego

Department Chair, Theology and Religious Studies

The UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO invites applications for the position of chair, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, to begin September 1, 2015. This appointment will be tenured at the rank of associate or full professor, contingent upon successful completion of the university tenure process. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarly research with publications appropriate to senior faculty rank. Successful experience as department chair preferred.

The candidate for chair should be a theologian with a doctorate in one of the following areas of Catholic theology: historical theology, church history, systematic theology, theological ethics, or biblical studies. Candidates should have an extensive understanding and appreciation of the intellectual traditions of the Catholic Church, its social teaching, and their relationship to the university's mission. Candidates should hold tenure or its equivalent at their current institution. We seek a colleague who has a record of active and continuing research, proven excellence in teaching and advising students, and the ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and university administrators. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, evidence of collaborative leadership, and a vision for the department's future are essential.

In addition to chair responsibilities, the candidate should be prepared to teach undergraduate courses in his/her area of expertise. The candidate is expected to maintain an active research agenda. Salary will be commensurate with experience and rank.

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Job Opening: Boston College / New Testament Abstracts

Assistant Editor, School of Theology Ministry

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,100 full-time undergraduates and 4,700 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities and a member of the Association of Research Universities, Boston College has 752 full-time and 1,080 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $886 million, and an endowment ofapproximately $2 billion.

Job Description
Contributes to the general editorial functions (as directed by the Editor), principally the selection, composition, editing, and publication of the content of New Testament Abstracts. A majority of this role consists of scholarly content creation. To this end, the incumbent works with the Editor to monitor all publications, books and journals, relevant to the modern discipline of New Testament studies. In addition to the biblical materials, the field consists of Jewish and Hellenistic / Greco-Roman history, literature, culture, religion, etc., generally from the time of Alexander the Great to Constantine. It also includes various related sub-disciplines, such as archeology, Rabbinic Judaism, the Dead Sea scrolls, and Gnosticism, as well as modern hermeneutical and literary, anthropological, social-scientific methods and theories and the like. This constant survey of the field assumes the ability to read and make determinations about scholarly work in various modern languages (most frequently, apart from English, this means German, French, Italian, and Spanish). With the proper credentials, there is an opportunity for the Assistant Editor to teach (up to one course per semester) at the School of Theology and Ministry.

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