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Faculty: Old Testament and Biblical Languages

Sacred Heart Major Seminary
Michigan, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Mar 31, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Humanities, Religion
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Sacred Heart Major Seminary invites applications for a full time position (open rank) in Old Testament and Biblical languages. The seminary seeks an exegete who can interpret the Old Testament in the light of Jesus Christ and the faith of the Church and demonstrate its relevance to the New Evangelization to future priests, deacons and lay ecclesial ministers. Research doctorate in Scripture required, preferably an S.T.D. or S.S.D., although a Ph.D. is acceptable. The candidate must be willing to support and contribute to the Catholic mission of Sacred Heart Major Seminary. The successful candidate will teach five courses per year, direct theses, and fulfill other duties determined by the Rector and the Dean of Studies.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one or two sample publications, and three letters of recommendation. The deadline for applications is April 20, but letters of recommendation will be accepted after that date. Applications received after April 20 will be reviewed only if the position has not been filled.

About the Institution:

Founded in 1919, Sacred Heart Major Seminary is a Roman Catholic seminary consisting of a fully-accredited, four-year College of Liberal Arts, as well as a fully-accredited graduate School of Theology. The seminary primarily forms priests according to the Heart of Jesus Christ the Good Shepherd, and further, prepares priests, deacons, and lay ecclesial ministers, equipping them for the work of ministry in the New Evangelization. The institution has approximately 500 students, including individuals from other countries; most students are enrolled on a part-time basis. 

Sacred Heart Major Seminary is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all candidates for employment equally regardless of age, color, national origin, race, sex, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please email all applications to Fr. Peter Ryan, S.J., at

Sacred Heart Major Seminary

2701 Chicago Blvd., Detroit, MI 48206


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