The Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum)

Professor of Old Testament Theology

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The Angelicum (Faculty of Theology) invites applications from professors in the field of Old Testament biblical theology. Early-career scholars are encouraged to apply. The position is open to Christian scholars sympathetic to the Catholic intellectual tradition. 

Although pontifical universities don’t work on an American tenure system, this position would offer permanent contract for up to 8 years with the possibility of indefinite renewal. 

The position will involve a moderate teaching load, as well as the supervision of doctoral theses and participation in the Project’s common research initiatives and conferences. Applicants should be able to teach in either English or Italian (knowledge of both, and of other languages, is a plus but not a requirement). Standing in the pontifical university system and pontifical degrees are a plus but not required. 

Specialization in one of the following areas is a plus: Pentateuchal Theology, Historical Books, Theology of the Major Prophets, Wisdom Literature. Compensation would be substantial for posts of this kind. 


The Project for Scripture and Patristics at the Angelicum is a new initiative that aims to bring several scholars, both ascending and established, to the University in the next years. The objective is to promote a study of sacred texts and the early church fathers that is both historically informed and theologically sound, to read and interpret the sources in a larger theological framework. The Project will involve teaching in the Biblical Section of the Angelicum’s Faculty of Theology, as well as personal research, common research projects, conferences and more. 


Th position is open to professors with some teaching experience. Candidates should have credentials for appointment at the Assistant Professor level, including a terminal degree and a corresponding record of success in research.


Applications must include the applicant’s full, up-to-date CV (including full list of publications), an application letter, and contact information for two references. Other information, such as course evaluations, sample syllabi, sample work or other evidence of teaching or research excellence can be submitted but are not required. 

The applications should be submitted through Interfolio no later than 30 June 2023:

Any questions regarding the position or the application should be submitted to Alessandro Borghese (Special Projects Manager and Consultant to the Rector) at

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Professor of Old Testament Theology
Largo Angelicum, 1 Roma, Italia
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2023-06-30 23:59
Tipo di lavoro
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