Job Status: Full-time, tenure track
Reports To: Dean of the College
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The Department of Theology at Benedictine College invites outstanding teacher-scholars to apply for a tenure track appointment in Theology starting Fall 2022. The successful candidate should be a dynamic teacher who is competent as a generalist in Catholic theology. Candidates with backgrounds in moral theology are especially encouraged to apply.
Benedictine College, which has a full-time undergraduate enrollment of approximately 2000 students, is a mission-centered academic community. Its mission as a Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts, residential college is the education of men and women within a community of faith and scholarship. Benedictine College provides a liberal arts education by means of academic programs based on a core of studies in the arts and sciences. In addition, the college provides education for careers through both professional courses of study and major programs in the liberal arts and sciences. As an essential element of its mission, Benedictine College fosters scholarship, independent research and performance in its students and faculty as a means of participating in and contributing to the broader world of learning. Additional information about Benedictine College is found on the college web page: www.benedictine.edu.
The candidate should be willing to seek enthusiastically the mandatum from the Archbishop and make an Oath of Fidelity in accordance with Ex Corde Ecclesiae.
Applicants should also possess a Doctorate in Theology by the start date. We anticipate hiring at the assistant professor level, but will consider applications for higher ranks from outstanding candidates.
Beyond disciplinary expertise, Benedictine College seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our mission. Application materials should discuss how you might contribute to the college's Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts identity and how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition.
To apply, please complete the application and upload a letter of interest, a CV and three references.
The deadline for submitting an application for full consideration is November 15, 2021. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.