Catholic Theological Society of America

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Assistant Professor of Catholic Moral Theology, Tenure-Track
Seattle University; Seattle, WA

The Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Seattle University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Christian ethics in the Catholic theological tradition beginning September 2014.

Responsibilities include teaching courses in the major and the university core, with potential opportunities to teach in the graduate School of Theology and Ministry. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop and maintain an active, high quality program of research/ scholarship, engage in program and university service activities, and promote interdisciplinary dialogue within the university and the surrounding community. Candidates who can contribute to interdisciplinary programs in Catholic Studies and Women and Gender Studies are encouraged to apply.

Required qualifications: Ph.D.; teaching competence in Catholic social teaching and Catholic moral theology; demonstrated or potential excellence in teaching and scholarship.

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 48 acres on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. More than 7,700 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools. U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges 2013” ranks Seattle University among the top 10 universities in the West that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants should submit materials online at Include a letter of application; CV; names and contact information for three references; statement of teaching philosophy; samples of scholarly writing (up to two publications or dissertation chapters). Review of applications will begin October 15, 2013. Open until filled.

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