Job Title: Moral Theology Faculty - Aquinas Institute
Location: St. Louis
State: Missouri
Close Date None
Position Description:

Opening in Moral Theology

Aquinas Institute of Theology invites application for a fulltime appointment as a regular faculty member in moral theology beginning 1 July 2018. Rank is open.

The school seeks applicants with an earned doctorate in moral theology. Experience with health care ethics is a welcomed additional competency.

Beside aptitude for research and writing, a successful candidate will show evidence of competence in teaching at the master’s level through online, hybrid, and on-campus courses. The successful candidate will be expected to share in teaching the moral theology curriculum to degree and certificate students pursuing ministerial vocations as priests, vowed religious, and lay ecclesial ministers. Core courses include Foundations of Moral Theology, Catholic Social Teaching, and Sexual Ethics. Courses in the Thomistic cycle also may be assigned. Students also include health care ministry leaders enrolled through the programs of the Ashley-O’Rourke Center for Health Ministry Leadership. The candidate also must show a promising research agenda (a three year plan) and evidence of collegial collaboration with faculty and staff, men and women, lay and ordained.

Required Qualifications:

Aquinas Institute is a Roman Catholic school of theology and ministry in the Dominican tradition, and successful candidates must express a willingness to support and contribute to that tradition.

Hiring preference is given to members of the Central and Southern Dominican Provinces of friars. However, clergy, other religious (women and men), and laity are encouraged to apply.


Desired Qualifications:

Aquinas Institute is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that encourages applications from women and members of under-represented ethnic groups. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Please submit letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation to Academic Dean Gregory Heille, O.P., by email only to

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