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Theology VAP @ St. Mary's U (San Antonio, TX)

  • May 05, 2023 2:04 PM
    Message # 13192644
    George Faithful (Administrator)

    The Theology Department of St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas invites applications for a one-year non-tenure-track faculty position in Theology at the rank of assistant professor. The position requires in-person teaching in San Antonio beginning August 15, 2023. The teaching load is four classes in each of the fall and spring semesters. Service expectations include attending departmental meetings, participation in workshops, mentoring, and interdisciplinary engagement with colleagues and students across the University.

    Required Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Background or aptitude to support the distinctive character of theology in the Southwest United States and the Marianist charism of the University's founders.
    • Experience and/or learned expertise in inclusive pedagogical practices.

    About St. Mary's University

    St. Mary's University, as a Catholic Marianist University, fosters the formation of people in faith and educates leaders for the common good through community, integrated liberal arts and professional education, and academic excellence: St. Mary's is the oldest Catholic university in the Southwest and continues to advocate the Marianist mission. St. Mary's enrolls approximately 3500 students in a diverse university with four schools, more than 40 academic programs including Ph.D. and J.D. programs, and numerous pre-professional programs. The successful candidate is expected to support and contribute to the University's Marianist educational mission.

    How to apply

    We invite candidates to email the search committee chair, Dr. Todd Hanneken ( with any questions about the position; complete applications must be submitted online at by June 1, 2023 to receive full consideration. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom on a rolling basis, with an offer extended by June 30. The search committee especially encourages applications from historically underrepresented scholars.

    Required materials: (1) letter of interest addressing the required and preferred qualifications of the position; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) unofficial transcripts; (4) evidence of teaching excellence (such as syllabi, course evaluations, or teaching philosophy); and (5) contact information for three references who have agreed to speak on your behalf. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a clear background check.

    St. Mary's University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to furthering diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourages all qualified candidates apply.

The College Theology Society is a registered, non-profit professional society and a Related Scholarly Organization of the American Academy of Religion.


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