Ruhr-Universität Bochum - Faculty position in Theological Ethics

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Ruhr-Universität Bochum - Faculty of Catholic Theology invites applications for the position of a Junior Professor (W 1 with tenure track option W 2) in Theological Ethics to start on March 1st, 2014.

The successful applicant will be expected to cover the field of Theological Ethics (Moral Theology from the start, Christian Social Ethics in the long run) in research and teaching. Interdisciplinary cooperation with the Faculty of Protestant Theology and the programs of Religious Studies are wished-for. We expect a learned young scholar who covers the field of Theological Ethics or Moral Theology already and who will broaden his research interest to the field of Christian Social Ethics within the first three years of the professorship.
A degree in Catholic theology and a Ph.D. within the field of Christian ethics (Moral Theology preferred) is required for this position. Aptitude for academic teaching is as much required as the willingness to participate in the self-governing bodies of the RUB and to get involved in university processes according to RUB’s mission statement.

All applicants should meet the standards of the Roman Catholic Church for an academic position as professor in Catholic Theology.

We expect furthermore:
-    readiness to participate in interdisciplinary academic work

-    high commitment in teaching

-    willingness and ability to attract external funding

-    potential to contribute to the field of Religious Studies in Bochum.

The Ruhr-Universität Bochum is an equal opportunity employer.

Complete applications with CV, certificates of Theological Studies and PhD in Catholic Theology, and a list of publications should be sent to the Dean of the Faculty of Catholic Theology of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, D-44780 Bochum no later than June 20th, 2013.


  1. willard macaraan's avatar
    willard macaraan
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    I just read this post and I'm really interested but I fear the deadline is past due. Is there any way for me to still submit application... thank you

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