Catechetics Position Available
The Department of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville (FUS) invites applications for a full time, tenure track position to begin August 2014. The successful candidate will teach a combination of residential and online courses in catechetics and must possess an appropriate terminal degree at the time of employment. Candidates should possess significant and broad catechetical experience, be committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service, and support the mission of the University. Competence is necessary in Catholic theology, Catholic doctrine, and catechetical methodology that serves the effective delivery of the Deposit of Faith. To apply, please submit:
- a letter of application
- curriculum vitae
- evidence of undergraduate teaching effectiveness (including evaluations);
- a statement of teaching philosophy
- a statement on the mission of the Franciscan University of Steubenville
- three letters of reference
- official transcripts
All materials must be submitted electronically to Prof. Bob Rice, Chair, Catechetics Search Committee, via firstname.lastname@example.org or physically c/o BJ Brehm, Academic Affairs, Franciscan University of Steubenville, 1235 University Boulevard, Steubenville, OH 43952.
Franciscan University of Steubenville, an academically excellent and passionately Catholic university in the Franciscan tradition, is located 38 miles west of Pittsburgh and 24 miles west of Pittsburgh International Airport. The University offers 42 undergraduate majors and seven graduate programs, as well as distance learning (online), study abroad opportunities, and an Honors Program. Franciscan University embraces the rigorous academic demands of the Catholic intellectual tradition, “consecrating itself without reserve to the cause of truth,” (Ex Corde Ecclesiae). Our university is a place where reason and faith meet and flourish, holding faithfully to the teaching authority of the Magisterium while boldly pursuing all truth accessible to the inquisitive mind.
Review of completed applications will begin on September 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. EOE