Assistant Professor of Theology

University of Dallas, Irving, Texas


The University of Dallas is a Catholic university that seeks to educate the whole person, encouraging its students to pursue wisdom, truth and virtue as the proper and primary ends of education. We have consistently ranked as one of the top liberal arts Catholic universities in the country. All employees are expected to understand and support the Mission.


The Constantin College of Liberal Arts at the University of Dallas invites applications for a full-time, tenure or tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. As an essential promoter of the Mission of The University of Dallas, the Department of Theology joyfully pursues an understanding of the Catholic faith that is intellectually rigorous and faithful to the Church’s teachings. 

Start date is August 2024.


Involves teaching three courses per semester and fulfilling various departmental and program duties. 


The department seeks a Catholic theologian at the Assistant Professor level who meets the following requirements:

1. Ph.D. or the equivalent.

2. The candidate shares our commitment to the recovery and renewal of the Western heritage of liberal education and the Catholic intellectual tradition. 

3. The candidate demonstrates the versatility and breadth to teach, with theological depth and erudition, courses in pastoral theology and Catechetics for our graduate ministry programs (MTS, MPM, and MCM) and undergraduate pastoral concentration. Candidates must also be eager and able to teach theology courses in the core curriculum, in the Theology major, and in the M.A., M.Th, and M.Div. programs. The above qualifications being met adequately, a capacity to teach on the liturgy would be an added strength. 

4. Every full-time theology professor is required to apply for and obtain a mandatum from the ordinary of the Diocese of Dallas.

Contact Information & Applicant Instructions 

(1) a letter of application that shows how the applicant’s teaching and research supports UD’s Mission and the search for theological wisdom, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) a writing sample not to exceed 25 pages. 

Submit your application at: In addition, (4), three confidential letters of reference must be submitted directly to [email protected] by each reference.

Questions should be directed to the Chair of the Department of Theology, Dr. Christopher J. Malloy at [email protected]

Review of applications will begin as early as Nov. 16, 2023. Pre-arranged interviews by video call may be conducted in late November or later.