Professor of Sacred Scripture, St. Patrick’s Seminary and University (Menlo Park, CA)

Professor of Sacred Scripture, St. Patrick’s Seminary and University (Menlo Park, CA)

St. Patrick’s Seminary & University (STPSU) invites applications for a full-time regular professor position in the Sacred Scripture Department beginning July 2023. STPSU is the Roman Catholic Seminary of the Archdiocese of San Francisco; candidates for the position must support the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and the seminary’s mission to prepare men for the priesthood. 

The successful candidate will possess: 

•         An SSD, SSL; or STD or PhD with an emphasis on Exegesis/Biblical Studies

•         The ability to teach a variety of core courses in the Sacred Scripture Department, in Old Testament (Pentateuch & Historical Books, Prophets; Wisdom Literature) or New Testament (Synoptic Gospels; Johannine Writings, Pauline Corpus; Hebrews, Catholic Epistles, & Revelation)

•         Ability to teach Greek and/or Hebrew

•         Proven potential for excellence in scholarship

•         A commitment to a liberal education and familiarity with the Catholic intellectual tradition

•         An ability to receive a canonical mission, including a willingness to take the Oath of Fidelity

Preferred Qualification:

•         Ecclesiastical degree (especially SSD or SSL)

•         Roman Catholic priest

•         Ability to draw from and synthesize the best insights of patristic, medieval, and contemporary exegesis

•         Willingness and aptitude to serve as a formational advisor and/or spiritual director to seminarians

•          Familiarity with priestly formation

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