The School of Theology and Religious Studies at The Catholic University of America invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in homiletics to begin Fall 2018.  The successful applicant will possess a Ph.D., STD, or D. Min. with a specialization in homiletics or some related theological discipline and be a priest in the Roman Catholic Church in good standing.  Previous experience teaching homiletics and the ability to teach homiletics in Spanish is highly desirable.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach homiletics full-time, advise students, and serve on committees of the school and university.  Directing theses, doctoral dissertations, and D.Min project treatises will be expected contingent upon the applicant’s terminal degree.  Rank and salary will be determined on the basis of academic credentials and publication record.

To apply, please email [email protected] a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a sample homily to the Chair of the Homiletics Search Committee, School of Theology and Religious Studies, The Catholic University of America; Washington, DC 20064. A letter of endorsement by the applicant’s ecclesiastical superior is required. Applications will begin to be reviewed starting February 26, 2018.

Selected candidates will be asked for a statement indicating how the applicant’s research and teaching would advance the university’s mission (see, and to the vision of Catholic education outlined in the Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Universities Ex Corde Ecclesiae (see ).

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 and will make a significant contribution to the university’s mission and goals.

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making the final offer of employment.

The Catholic University of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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