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Job Opening: St. Joseph Seminary, Dunwoodie

Full-time Teaching Position in Sacred Scripture

St. Joseph Seminary, Dunwoodie, Yonkers, NY invites applications for a full-time teaching position in Sacred Scripture. Candidates should be willing to teach courses in both the Old and New Testaments and in biblical interpretation and theology. A doctoral degree is required (preferably a Doctorate from a Pontifical University) and some teaching experience preferred. Candidates should be informed by and able to teach within the Catholic tradition.

St. Joseph's is the Seminary of the Archdiocese of New York, forming and educating priests for the Archdiocese and the dioceses of Brooklyn and Rockville Centre, NY as well as other dioceses and religious orders. The Seminary also offers Master's level programs for the laity, religious, and deacon candidates on its main campus and its extension sites in Douglaston, NY and Huntington, NY.

A letter of applications, C.V., and names of three references should be sent to Fr. William Cleary, Chair of the Department of Sacred Scripture, St. Joseph Seminary, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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.

Read more: Job Opening: University of San Diego

Recent Job Openings

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

  • St. Joseph, Dunwoodie [Yonkers, New York]:, Full-time Teaching Position in Sacred Scripture
  • Boston College: Full-time, open-rank, tenure-track position in New Testament
  • University of San Diego: Dept. Chair, Theology and Religious Studies

For more info, see this website's section on Job Openings.