Tenure-Track Professor, Liturgical Studies and Sacramental Theology, Catholic University of America

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Catholic University of America
School of Theology and Religious Studies
Tenure-Track Professor, Liturgical Studies and Sacramental Theology

The School of Theology and Religious Studies of The Catholic University of America seeks to fill a tenure-track position in Liturgical Studies and Sacramental Theology with a focus on Sacramental Theology or Ritual Studies, to begin in Fall 2022.

Applicants should have a doctorate with a specialization in Liturgical Theology, Sacramental Theology, or Ritual Studies and the ability to work with sources in their original languages. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the undergraduate, graduate, and seminary programs, advise students, direct master and licentiate theses, doctoral dissertations, show evidence of the capacity to develop a strong original research agenda, and serve on committees of the school and University. Rank and salary will be determined on the basis of academic credentials and publication record.

The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church and was founded as a center of research and scholarship. We seek candidates who understand, are enthusiastic about, and will make a significant contribution to the mission of the University, which reads as follows: “As the national university of the Catholic Church in the United States, founded and sponsored by the bishops of the country with the approval of the Holy See, The Catholic University of America is committed to being a comprehensive Catholic and American institution of higher learning, faithful to the teachings of Jesus Christ as handed on by the Church. Dedicated to advancing the dialogue between faith and reason, The Catholic University of America seeks to discover and impart the truth through excellence in teaching and research, all in service to the Church, the nation and the world.”

To apply, please send the following materials to the Liturgical Studies and Sacramental Theology Search Committee at [email protected]:

  • cover letter,
  • curriculum vitae,
  • three letters of recommendation, and
  • a one- to two-page personal statement indicating how your research, teaching, and service will make a distinctive contribution to the mission of the University and to the vision of Catholic education outlined in Veritatis Gaudium and the Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Universities’ Ex Corde Ecclesiae.

Applicants who are Catholic clergy or members of a Catholic religious order must obtain a letter of endorsement from their ecclesiastical superior. Applications will begin to be reviewed in December 2021. Please send all correspondence to [email protected].

The Catholic University of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.