Full-time tenure-track Asst Professor position in Old Testament
Boston College; Chestnut Hill, MA
The Ecclesiastical Faculty of the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry
seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Old Testament at the level of Assistant Professor.
To be considered, applicants must hold an earned doctorate in Old Testament/Hebrew Bible. The
possession of, or willingness to pursue, a license in sacred theology (S.T.L.) would be expected.
Candidates should be prepared to teach courses appropriate for the Master of Divinity, as well as
offerings for other theology and ministry students at the master’s and doctoral level concerning
most or all of the following topics: Pentateuch, historical books, prophets, wisdom literature,
biblical prayer, biblical spirituality—all with an understanding of the Old Testament in the
Candidates must be committed to core Catholic teachings, and approach their teaching and
research in an interdisciplinary way, with sensitivity to pastoral needs and cultural diversity.
Applicants should be able to demonstrate strong teaching and research ability, including the
ability to contribute to the formation of Jesuits and other candidates approved for ordination
studies, and of women and men for lay ecclesial ministries and for service rooted in faith.
Applicants should also be willing and able to mentor and advise students writing theses and
dissertations to fulfill degree requirements of the School of Theology and Ministry, particularly
its M.Div., S.T.L., S.T.D., and M.T.S. programs.
For further information and to apply, please access the Interfolio link: http://apply.interfolio.com/
The deadline for submission is February 1, 2014.
Please do NOT send documents by e-mail, though inquiries and/or questions may be e-mailed to
the Chair of the Search Committee: Thomas D. Stegman, S.J. at email@example.com.
Boston College is a leading national Jesuit, Catholic university, enrolling 14,700 students, 9,000
full-time undergraduates and 4,900 graduate and professional students. Located six miles from
downtown Boston, the University has 760 full-time faculty, 2,500 employees, an operating
budget of $808 million, and an endowment of $1.6 billion. Boston College School of Theology
and Ministry is a graduate divinity school and an ecclesiastical faculty of theology offering
master and doctoral, and civil and ecclesiastical degrees.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.