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Professor in Theology with Specialization in Liturgy

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Administrative Unit : Faculty of Theology
Supervisor : Dean, Faculty of Theology
Hours :

Functions :

A Catholic and bilingual (English-French) Institution and an Apostolate of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Saint Paul University is dedicated primarily to an understanding and integration of Christian faith and life within a spirit of ecumenical openness. It promotes excellence in teaching, research and professional formation. (Candidates are invited to consult the complete text of the University’s Mission Statement .)

The Faculty of Theology of Saint Paul University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track appointment at the rank of assistant professor or higher in Theology with specialization in Liturgy / Sacramental Theology.


  • Teaching in all programs of the Faculty, including Undergraduate (Certificate, S.T.B.; B.A.), Professional (M. Div. and D. Min.) and Graduate level academic (M.T.S.; M.A.;S. T. L.; Ph.D.(Th.); S. T. D.);
  • Supervision and oversight of graduate students’ research;
  • Research and regular peer-reviewed publications;
  • Participation in administrative committees of the Faculty of Theology, Saint Paul University, and the University of Ottawa.


Experience :


  • Doctorate in Theology or Liturgy;
  • Proficiency to teach in both official languages (English – French);
  • Recognition of and commitment to the Faculty’s place within the Roman Catholic tradition and theological culture as expressed in Sapientia Christiana;
  • Knowledge of the Roman Catholic theological tradition and liturgical practice;
  • Understanding and appreciation of other theological traditions and liturgical practices (e.g., Eastern Christian, Protestant, or Evangelical);
  • A strong research and publication dossier enabling the successful candidate to supervise and direct students at the graduate level within two years of hiring.

Salary: Salary and possibility of promotion according to the collective agreement between Saint Paul University and the Professors’ Association of Saint Paul University.

Starting date: January 1st, 2018

Applications, including curriculum vitae, official transcripts, list of publications, and three (3) letters of recommendation should be submitted by September 30, 2017. Review of applications will begin shortly after that date and will continue until the position is filled.

Yvan Mathieu, Ph.D.

Dean, Faculty of Theology

Saint Paul University

223 Main Street

Ottawa (Ontario), Canada K1S 1C4


Applications are encouraged from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this position is open to Canadian and non-Canadian citizens, but priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada who meet the qualifications for the position