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Job Opening: St. Anselm College

New Testament (tenure track)

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 2016.
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. Candidates should show familiarity with methods and approaches used in Catholic biblical interpretation.
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  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 22nd for full consideration. Selected candidates will be interviewed on November 22nd and 23rd at the AAR/SBL conference in Atlanta.
Department Type: Bible
Rank at Which You Expect to Make Appointment: Assistant

Job Opening: St. Mary's Seminary

Assistant Professor in Sacred Scripture

The University of St. Thomas, a private university committed to the liberal arts and to the religious, ethical, and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education in Houston, Texas, invites applications for an entry-level, tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in Sacred Scripture at the Graduate School of Theology at St. Mary's Seminary beginning August 2016.

The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to teaching that is grounded on the Catholic theological tradition, especially as expressed in Dei Verbum, #11. He or she will participate in the intellectual formation of individuals preparing for ordination to the priesthood or permanent diaconate or to service in lay ministry. The ordinary teaching load is 9 hours per semester, and includes courses in the M.Div., M.A. in Theology, and M.A in Pastoral Studies Programs and in the theological formation of permanent deacon candidates. Applicant must be open to non-traditional modes of teaching.

A terminal degree is required by the time of appointment. Candidates should submit an application package consisting of the following: (1) a cover letter; (2) statement of teaching philosophy (3) a curriculum vitae; (4) copies of graduate transcripts (5) contact information for three references who have agreed to write letters of recommendations and (6) willingness to apply for a mandatum from the local ordinary. Preference would be given to priests and religious in good standing and to those holding an ecclesiastical degree. Review of applications will begin on Nov. 1 and continue until the position is filled. Applications should address the candidate's support of and ways he/she will contribute to the mission of Catholic higher education with particular reference to Ex corde ecclesiae.

To apply for this position, please send CV, transcript, statement of teaching and research philosophy, teaching evaluations and sample publication(s), and three references to:

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University of St. Thomas
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Houston, TX 77006

Job Opening: Providence College

Assistant Professor of Theology (tenure track)

The Department of Theology at Providence College invites applications for a tenure-track position at assistant professor level commencing Fall 2016. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. or S.T.D. in Biblical Studies with a concentration in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament from an accredited institution, and demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching, the ability to establish a scholarly research program, and a willingness to be active in service to the college and community. Successful candidates will possess expertise in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, be able to teach Hebrew language courses at a graduate level, and possess the competence to relate biblical themes to issues in contemporary Christian theology. Ability and willingness to teach in our Development of Western Civilization program is required. Candidates must apply on-line and submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcript(s), and the names and email addresses of three reference providers who can submit letters of recommendation. Application instructions are available on the College website at:

The application deadline is Friday, October 16, 2015. Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its Dominican and Catholic mission. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work, and we welcome applicants with experience teaching and mentoring students from a range of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. An AA/EOE, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons of color.

Job Opening: St. Mary's University, San Antonio

Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies (tenure track)

The Theology Department of St. Mary's University in San Antonio invites applications for a tenure-track position in Biblical Studies at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 2016. The successful candidate will demonstrate a robust academic research agenda and excellence in teaching that is grounded in the historical-critical methods and inclusive of traditional and contemporary theological methods of interpretation. The ordinary teaching load is twelve hours per semester, and includes courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Teaching competence should include the variety of methods of interpretation addressing the ancient historical contexts of the formation of biblical books through the ongoing interpretation of scripture in communities of faith. Area of specialization is open. The corpora of the New Testament are a primary need, but approaches reaching across traditional compartmentalization are also welcome. The ideal candidate will be able to teach a core introduction to theology which synthesizes the broader questions of faith seeking understanding from the perspective of the Catholic tradition of the Marianist founders of the university. Because the undergraduate core courses are required of students from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds, the successful candidate will demonstrate potential to create a learning environment that builds on diversity and respect for all. In addition to excellence in teaching and academic research, the department seeks candidates prepared to contribute in the "family spirit" of a Marianist university centered on faculty governance.

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Job Opening: McMaster University

Scripture (tenure-track)

The Department of Religious Studies at McMaster University invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in New Testament, with secondary specialization in Second Temple Judaism, at the Assistant Professor level (or the Associate Professor level in exceptional circumstances) beginning July 1, 2016.

We seek a colleague who will maintain and build upon the international reputation and existing strengths of the Department's Biblical Field, which is marked especially by its study of early Christianity and early Judaism in light of one another. The successful applicant must demonstrate excellence and/or exceptional promise in the areas of research, graduate supervision, and undergraduate teaching. A Ph.D. in a field pertinent to New Testament studies is required.

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