The Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Seattle University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Catholic moral theology beginning September 2013. Candidates must have a Ph.D. by start date. Teaching competency in foundational moral theology and Catholic social teaching required, with competency in gender and sexuality ethics and/or bioethics desired. Candidates must demonstrate teaching excellence and strong scholarly potential. The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses in the major and the university core. Opportunities to teach in the graduate School of Theology and Ministry are available. Candidates who can contribute to our interdisciplinary programs in Catholic Studies and Women and Gender Studies are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will engage in department and university service activities and promote interdisciplinary dialogue within the university and the surrounding community.
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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 2012” 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
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Applicants should submit materials online at https://jobs.seattleu.edu. Include a statement of teaching philosophy, research interests and professional accomplishments; curriculum vitae; up to three relevant publications or other evidence of scholarly writing; and the name and contact information for three references. Applications deadline: September 30, 2012.
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