Education: University/College, FT Employee
Saint Lawrence Catholic Campus Center (Lawrence, KS)

The Saint Lawrence Institute for Faith and Culture invites applications for Director of Theological Studies. The successful candidate will teach a broad range of introductory courses, e.g. apologetics, moral theology, salvation history, as well as elective courses in theology to students at the University of Kansas. While the position is for a generalist, we welcome those conversant in the work of Aquinas. Applicants should hold at least an M.A. in theology but a Ph.D. in theology, S.T.D., or equivalent (ABD considered) is preferred.

This person will be responsible for the Institute’s theological curriculum and be a part of the Saint Lawrence Catholic Campus Center, one of the premiere Catholic campus centers in the country. The person will teach from six to nine hours a semester. The ideal candidate will have a heart for university students, be able to engage with them outside the classroom and expand enrollment.

A significant number of students enrolled in the theological courses are part of the Institute’s newly-created Humanitas program for KU students. The theologian, as part of the normal course offerings, will teach the core theology classes for this program and serve on the faculty of Humanitas. A qualified candidate will have an appreciation of a Catholic, integrated, liberal arts education, the Great Books and an entrepreneurial spirit. Additional responsibilities include advising graduate and professional student groups and editing the Institute’s journal, Thesauri Ecclesiae.

The Saint Lawrence Institute for Faith and Culture also provides formational and educational opportunities for Catholic faculty and staff at KU. For more information view the Institute’s Philosophical Statement and Academic Catalog.

Qualified applicants should send (1) a cover letter, (2) CV, (3) a statement of teaching excellence, and (4) three letters of recommendation to: Patrick Callahan, Dean of Humanitas, St. Lawrence Institute for Faith and Culture, 1631 Crescent Road, Lawrence, KS 66044. Applicants are encouraged to submit materials via email to [REMOVED – SEE ORIGINAL LISTING] Initial review of applications begins March 2, 2015. (0)

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