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Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor of Liturgy


Catholic Theological Union is seeking to fill a full-time, entry-level, tenure-track position in liturgical studies to begin August 2016. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. or its equivalent; be a Roman Catholic, preferably a presbyter; and have a strong competency to teach the breadth of liturgical and sacramental studies across the professional and academic degrees offered, including online courses.

The candidate should also demonstrate a secondary area of competency in which they can teach (especially catechesis, as well as music or other arts, intercultural worship, ritual studies, and communications). In addition to teaching, all faculty of CTU are expected to engage in scholarly research and publication in professional and pastoral venues and offer service to the school and wider church community. Candidates from underrepresented constituencies are especially encouraged to apply.


Interested candidates should submit a Curriculum Vitae, a letter of intent, and arrange for the submission of three letters of recommendation. It is preferred that this dossier be submitted electronically to . The materials may also be sent by mail to Office of the Dean, Catholic Theological Union, 5401 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615.

Review of applications will begin 16 November 2015.

Candidates will share a commitment to CTU’s mission to prepare effective leaders for the Church, ready to witness to Christ’s good news of justice, love, and peace. CTU strives to accomplish this mission in a community environment composed of religious, clergy, and lay women and men who mirror the local and global Roman Catholic Church in all its vibrant diversity.

Chief Development Officer

Catholic Theological Union (CTU) is seeking a Chief Development Officer.  CTU is an internationally recognized Catholic graduate school of theology and ministry located in the urban university neighborhood of Hyde Park, Chicago (  The school provides an array of graduate programs and works in collaboration with the ecumenical Association of Chicago Theological Schools.  CTU intends to further advance an already robust development effort that includes an annual fund, active grantmaking, and a strong major gifts program.  The Chief Development Officer reports directly to the President and works in collaboration with the Office of Marketing and Communications and the Office of Enrollment Management.  Candidates for the position should be comfortable within the environment of a Catholic school of theology, have proven executive experience in fundraising or related activities, be able to work in a collegial fashion, and demonstrate creativity and initiative.  The search will continue until the position is filled. Potential candidates are invited to send as soon as convenient a letter of interest and a resume to or to seek further information from:

Office of the Chancellor
Rev. Donald Senior, C.P.
Catholic Theological Union
5401 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: 773-371-5421; FAX: 773-667-6452;