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Our Lady of the Lake University
Texas, United States
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
May 22, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Religion
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Details

The College of Arts and Sciences of Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU; website: seeks a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor for its Theology and Spiritual Action Program to begin in the fall of 2020. OLLU, located near beautiful downtown San Antonio, is a Catholic university sponsored by the Congregation of Divine Providence. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) of approximately 3,100 students with additional learning sites in Houston and the Rio Grande Valley. The Theology and Spiritual Action Program reflects OLLU’s sponsorship and history by engaging the cultural context of its student demographic and by providing a unique, vital contribution to the University’s identity. Housed in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Program offers a BA and minor and serves the University by offering distribution requirements in its general-education program. The successful candidate will be committed to the mission of OLLU, to excellent teaching, and to developing this Program.


Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated potential in teaching and scholarship;
  • Research doctorate in Theology (Ph.D., S.T.D., Th.D.);
  • Enthusiasm for connecting theology to Hispanic experience(s) and first-generation college students, both majors and non-majors;
  • Deep commitment to the Catholic, Congregation of Divine Providence identity of the University;
  • Willingness and capability to serve as Theology and Spiritual Action program head; and
  • Interest in designing online course content and employing service-learning pedagogies.


For consideration, apply online at Please complete the online Application for Academic Employment and attach the following: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of all graduate transcripts, and a list of three professional references. All materials above must be submitted together and at one time. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue through March 15, 2020.


Applicants may contact Dr. Bill Brownsberger, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, at with questions regarding the position, the Program, or Our Lady of the Lake University.


Employment with Our Lady of the Lake University is contingent upon a background investigation.


OLLU is a Catholic university that seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff, and administrators. OLLU is committed to diversity and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. EOE.


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