Visiting Theology Faculty Position


University of Mary


Visiting Theology Faculty Position


The University of Mary invites applications for a faculty position in theology to begin in the fall semester of 2024. Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience. Applicants should excel in teaching at the undergraduate level and demonstrate a commitment to supporting student formation outside of the classroom. Area of specialization is open.


Duties involve teaching courses at the undergraduate level. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to teaching theology formed by and responsive to Scripture and Tradition as presented by the Catholic Church’s Magisterium. Applicants will be able to teach courses which cover the biblical narrative, as well as ancient, medieval, or modern theology.


The successful candidate will also demonstrate a joyful commitment to the teachings of the Catholic Church in their entirety and must seek the mandatum from the Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Bismarck acknowledging that the professor is teaching theology in full communion with the Church. All faculty are expected to demonstrate a willingness to support and advance the Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine mission and identity of the University of Mary (see https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=3536644&targetURL=https://www.umary.edu/about/mission-identity).


Required qualifications include:


• Doctorate in theology, biblical studies, or related field preferred by time of appointment (ABD candidates will be considered)

• Excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level

• Support for the ongoing implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities

• Build a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the School of Arts and Sciences and throughout the university in accord with Saint Benedict’s admonition that all be received as Christ.


We thank you for your interest in the University of Mary. Founded in 1959 by the Sisters of Annunciation Monastery, the campus overlooks the beautiful Missouri river and is located in Bismarck, North Dakota, a community of approximately 80,000 people, with wonderful family and parish life, friendly neighborhoods, enjoyable recreational and cultural facilities, a low crime rate, clean air, and excellent schools. The University of Mary, with an enrollment of over 3,000 students, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The University of Mary is a private, Christian, Catholic, Benedictine university that welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds. Infusing Benedictine values throughout the educational experience, Mary offers distinguished, professionally-focused academic programs enlivened by the liberal arts, global and civic service, robust internships, and mentoring by respected faculty. As one of the most affordable private universities in the nation, Mary offers exceptional educational value as well as outstanding scholarship and financial aid opportunities.


For more information on the University of Mary, please watch a short video by clicking on this link: https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=3536644&targetURL=https://youtu.be/Go37Hy6QrVs


Qualified applicants should submit:


• Cover letter that addresses your interest in this position, and commitment to supporting the mission of the University of Mary

• Teaching evaluations if available

• Curriculum Vitae

• Official or unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended

• Three references

• Writing sample

Equal Opportunity Employer


To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/5291942


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