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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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Job Opening: ATLA

The Lead Metadata Analyst will be responsible for enhancing content to support the discovery of religious and theological scholarship. Your current focus will be the completion of enhanced indexing for journal content, oversight of the day-to-day workflow for ATLA CPLI™, and support of remote indexer-analysts. You will be joining a team laying the groundwork for providing leadership in the digital humanities via new solutions for data mining and new offerings containing streaming audio and video content. For this role, you'll need a master's degree, M. Div., or at least 2 years of graduate work in Roman Catholic theology.
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Recent Job Openings

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

  • Saint Martin's University  [Lacy, WA]: Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor & Dept. Chair
  • University of Scranton: Old Testament, tenure-track
  • Sacred Heart Seminary & School of Theology [Milwaukee, WI]: Assistant Professor of New Testament
  • Saint Ambrose University [Davenport, IA]: Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Saint Anselm College [Manchester, NH]: New Testament, tenure-track
  • University of San Diego: Dept. Chair, Theology and Religious Studies

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