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Job Opening: St. Mary's University

Beirne Director of the Center for Catholic Studies

St. Mary's University seeks to appoint the inaugural Beirne Director of The Center for Catholic Studies at St. Mary's University, beginning August of 2018. The Center for Catholic Studies at St. Mary's University has both strong support and an ambitious mission to encourage faculty, staff, and students to explore the Catholic Intellectual Tradition and its impact on knowledge, culture, and faith. The Beirne Director is an endowed position, and the Director will be tenure‐track or tenured in the appropriate disciplineand department. The applicant need not be a specialist in theology or philosophy but must have experience and demonstrated skill in facilitating interaction between the Catholic Intellectual Tradition and other academic disciplines.  Applicants from diverse academic fields are encouraged to apply.

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Job Opening: Christendom Graduate School of Theology

Sacred Scripture

Christendom Graduate School of Theology invites applications for an open-rank position in sacred Scripture to begin August 2018. Preferred AOC is either OT or NT. The ideal candidate's work will reflect concern with the intersection of biblical studies and theology, especially in patristic exegesis. Applicants must possess a PhD, SSD or equivalent. Senior scholars are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have expertise in biblical languages and be conversant with the historiography of ancient Judaism and/or early Christianity, committed to Catholic hermeneutical principles, willing to take the Oath of Fidelity, and willing to seek a mandatum from the local Ordinary.

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Job Opening: Loyola University Chicago

Assistant Professor of Theology (New Testament)

The Department of Theology of Loyola University Chicago (LUC) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in New Testament for the academic year 2018-19. The Theology Department serves the university's undergraduate core curriculum and offers undergraduate majors and minors in Theology and Religious Studies. The department also offers the M.A. in Biblical Languages and Literature, Christian Ethics, and Theological Studies, and Ph.D. concentrations in New Testament and Early Christianity, Christian Ethics, and Theology. For information about the department, please visit

Candidates must demonstrate an ability to teach at all levels and in a theological context, engaging with colleagues in theology and Christian ethics in a contemporary Jesuit Catholic university. Teaching assignments include Introduction to the New Testament, Introduction to Christian Theology, and in general, undergraduate core courses through doctoral-level courses in the writings of the New Testament and Early Christianity. An interest in engaging colleagues in theology and Christian Ethics is expected. The position requires a productive program of research.

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Job Opening: Azusa Pacific University

 Honors College Full-time Faculty (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor)

The Honors College seeks a full-time faculty person with scholarly expertise in Old Testament/Biblical Studies to teach in a Humanities Great Texts program.
The Honors College telos is to liberally educate the next generation of intellectually-gifted Christian leaders. The recently designed curriculum features "high-impact" practices that foster student engagement and improve learning, including a common, interconnected curriculum, a strong first-year experience, engagement with life's big questions, rigorous writing-intensive classes, flipped classrooms, and a capstone experience. The Honors College intends to produce scholarly disciples, equipped and worthy to assume positions of influence, having grown in wisdom, virtue, faith, and eloquence. Faculty members in the Honors College are generalists who team-teach multiple courses. This faculty position must contribute to an integrated core texts humanities program as an Old Testament specialist with a competence in the history of ideas.

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Recent Job Openings

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

  • St. Mary's University: San Antonio, TX
  • Christendom Graduate School of Theology: Alexandria, VA
  • Loyola University: Chicago, IL
  • University of Notre Dame Australia: Fremantle Campus
  • Azusa Pacific University: Azusa CA
  • St. Ambrose University: Davenport, IA
  • St. Patrick's Seminary & University: Menlo Park, CA
  • College of the Holy Cross: Worcester, MA
  • For more info, see this website's section on Job Openings.

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