Catholic Theological Society of America

Catholic Theological Society of America

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Associate Professor Tenure-Track Position
The Albert Gnaegi Center, St. Louis University
St. Louis, MO

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service is seeking applicants for a tenure track appointment, at the rank of Associate Professor in the Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics (CHCE) with a joint appointment in the Department of Theological Studies (DTS). The candidate will also be considered to serve as the Director of the PhD Program in Health Care Ethics.

The Albert Gnaegi Center is an independent, degree-granting, and academic Center within the University. It is also the tenure home for its faculty. The Center is dedicated to the teaching, research, and service mission of the University. Center faculty teach graduate level ethics courses in its PhD program, and also teach professional ethics in the Schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing, as well as undergraduate health care ethics courses to Nursing, Public Health, and Health Sciences students. The Center’s PhD program has a Catholic Health Care Ethics Track, and trains scholars and practitioners to work in Catholic Health Care. It also offers an undergraduate minor. The Department of Theological Studies (DTS) offers a BA major and minor, a MA and a PhD. It is home to thirty-one faculty, including four theological ethicists.

Applicant Requisites
The appointee must have a PhD in Theology, with strength in Catholic Theological Ethics with emphasis in Health Care Ethics. She or he will also have a strong publication record, and must be able to teach graduate level courses and to supervise PhD dissertations from the beginning of the appointment. It is also hoped that the appointee will have strong student counseling skills and administrative skills.

Job Description
Position responsibilities include publishing scholarly work, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in health care ethics and theological ethics more broadly, with the possibility of administering the PhD Program in Health Care Ethics. The successful candidate will be tenured both in the Center for Health Care Ethics and in the Department of Theological Studies. This 12-month appointment has either a 2:1 teaching load, with administrative work as the PhD Program Director in Health Care Ethics (with one, usually cross-listed undergraduate/graduate course, taught between the Center and DTS), plus usual service commitments, or a 2:2 teaching load with usual service commitments (with the same CHCE/DTS teaching distribution mentioned above).

The appointee will report to the Director of the Albert Gnaegi Center, who will be in close consultation with the Chair of the Department of Theological Studies.

University Details
Saint Louis University is an urban university ranked as one of the top 5 Jesuit-Catholic universities in the country.

All applications must be made online at ; applications must include curriculum vitae, a sample of written (published) work and a cover letter. Applications received by April 30 will receive full consideration, but applications will remain open until the post is filled.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE) and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.

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