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ST. MARY'S UNIVERSITY, Department of Theology, in San Antonio, Texas, invites applications for a tenure-track position in New Testament at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2014. Specialization within the New Testament is open, but the department seeks candidates willing to engage both theological interpretations of Scripture and contemporary currents in biblical scholarship. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in both research and teaching. Ordinary course load is 12 hours per semester, and includes teaching a variety of New Testament courses on the undergraduate level and in the department’s M.A. program. Consistent with the University's mission, candidates should be able to teach in the Catholic theological tradition, including introductory theology and capstone courses within the St. Mary's Core Curriculum. Additionally, candidates should be willing to contribute to the extended communities of the University and the church in the Southwest.
Founded in 1852 by the Society of Mary (the Marianists), St. Mary’s is a comprehensive Catholic and Marianist university with a strong tradition of integrating liberal arts with professional studies. St. Mary’s enrolls 4,000 students in a diverse university with five schools, more than 40 academic programs including Ph.D. and J.D. programs, and numerous pre-professional programs. St. Mary’s has been cited for high graduation rates among Texas colleges and is ranked among the best in the West Region for value and academic quality by U.S. News & World Report. St. Mary’s is the oldest Catholic university in the Southwest, and continues to advocate the Marianist mission of academic excellence and servant leadership. For further information about St. Mary’s University, its Marianist heritage, and its Theology Department please see the University’s Web page, www.stmarytx.edu.
A completed Ph.D. is required by the time of appointment. St. Mary’s University especially encourages applications from women, Hispanic and other minority candidates. Applications can be found at http://stmarytx.applicantpro.com/jobs/ with the option to upload all supporting documents electronically. Along with the employment application please also submit: (1) a letter of application addressing interest in the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) copies of graduate transcripts; (4) evidence of teaching and scholarly excellence; and (5) three letters of recommendation emailed directly from the recommenders. Materials should be addressed to Dr. William Buhrman, Chair of the Search Committee with the subject line "NT Search”. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Review of applications will begin on the 3rd of March, 2014. AA/EOE
St. Mark’s College, an affiliated college of The University of British Columbia (UBC), and Corpus Christi College are conducting an extensive international search for a Principal and President, to take office July 2014, and invite expressions of interest, applications and nominations.
Located on the Vancouver campus of UBC, St. Mark’s College and Corpus Christi College comprise one community committed to preparing students to integrate and synthesize faith and reason to serve humanity better. Together, St. Mark’s and Corpus Christi are a centre of excellence for undergraduate and graduate Catholic education on Canada’s west coast.Read more: Job Opening: St. Marks' College / Corpus Christi College
The University of Mary invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of Theology, to begin fall 2014. Rank and area of theological specialization are open; Ph.D. (or equivalent, e.g., Th.D., S.T.D.) is required by time of employment. Applicants should excel in teaching at the undergraduate level and possess the ability to teach broadly among the theological disciplines while having an active research agenda. The successful candidate will be expected to seek and receive the mandatum from the Ordinary of the Diocese of Bismarck and demonstrate a willingness to support the Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine mission and identity of the University of Mary (see www.umary.edu/about/mission/missionidentity.php).Read more: Job Opening: University of Mary
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, 2014. 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.Read more: Job Opening: University of San Diego
The School of Ministry at the University of Dallas, in Irving, Texas, has openings for adjunct teachers of the Bible online. The courses are to be offered online as part of the masters programs in pastoral ministry, and involve required and elective courses in both Old and New Testaments.
Qualified applicants will hold a doctoral degree in the Bible, or will be ABD in biblical studies or related field. Highly qualified candidates with master's degrees will also be considered. A thorough knowledge of and appreciation for Catholic tradition, including contemporary views on scripture, is essential.
Some experience teaching adults and using online technology is desirable.
The School of Ministry at the University of Dallas equips its students with the critical skills needed for theological reflection in a contemporary context of Catholic tradition, as well as the pastoral skills for service in the Catholic Church.