Open Rank: Professor of Theology

Franciscan University of Steubenville invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, open rank position in the Department of Theology, beginning August 2024. FUS is an academically excellent and passionately Catholic university in the Franciscan tradition, located 24 miles west of Pittsburgh International Airport. The successful candidate must have the following:

A doctorate in Theology (ecclesiastical or civil) with specialization in one of the following: Scripture, Historical Theology, or Patristics.

1.      Expertise in teaching theology

2.      Proven potential for excellence in scholarship

3.      Support for the Mission Statement of the University, including a willingness to seek a Mandatum and take the Oath of Fidelity (https://franciscan.edu/mission-charisms/).

4.      Willingness to move to Steubenville or its environs

5.      Primary teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses, in person and online.

To apply, please submit:

1.      a letter of application;

2.      curriculum vitae;

3.      evidence of teaching effectiveness (including evaluations and syllabi);

4.      a statement of teaching philosophy;

5.      a research agenda;

6.      a statement on the mission of Franciscan University of Steubenville;

7.      a writing sample;

8.      three letters of reference; and

9.      official transcripts.

All materials must be submitted electronically to Dr. William Newton, via Nicholas Riccardi, NRiccardi@franciscan.edu. Review of completed applications will begin on October 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.


To apply for this job email your details to nriccardi@franciscan.edu

About Franciscan University of Steubenville

It should be a calling, a vocation. Through pursuing a career with Franciscan University, you’ll have the opportunity to be a part of a visionary organization in service of the Catholic Church, society, and culture.

At Franciscan University you will work for and with the Church, alongside like-minded men and women who share your values and your desire to transform the culture. You’ll be challenged by the work and rewarded by the fruit it bears. You’ll be part of an institution that Francis Cardinal Stafford, former president of the Pontifical Council of the Laity, described as “central to the reform and the renewal of the Catholic Church after the Second Vatican Council.”