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

Aquinas Institute of Theology invites application for a full-time appointment as a regular faculty member in moral theology, beginning 1 July 2019. Rank is open.

The school seeks applicants with an earned doctorate in moral theology who can teach philosophical theology from a Thomistic and Dominican perspective. Experience with health care ethics is a welcomed additional competency.

A successful candidate will show evidence of competence in teaching at the master’s level through online, hybrid, and on-campus courses, as well as an aptitude for research and writing. Moreover, the candidate will be expected to teach courses in moral theology across the curriculum to degree and certificate students pursuing ministerial vocations as priests, vowed religious, and lay ecclesial ministers. Students may also include health care ministry leaders enrolled in such programs as the Master of Arts in Health Care Mission and the Ashley-O’Rourke Center for Health Ministry Leadership. Core courses include Foundations of Moral Theology, Catholic Social Teaching, Health Care Ethics, and Sexual Ethics. Ability to teach various courses on the theology of St. Thomas Aquinas is also expected. 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.

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. Review of applications will begin March 01, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation to Academic Dean Fr. Michael Mascari, O.P., by email only at

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