Professor of Theology

University of Dallas, Irving, Texas


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. The department seeks a Catholic theologian of senior rank (full or associate professor) who demonstrates teaching versatility and breadth in systematic, historical, and/or moral theology. A willingness and ability to teach on the liturgy would be an added strength. Accomplished applicants without senior rank may also be considered. The position is tenure track or tenured, involves teaching three courses per semester, and requires a Ph.D. or the equivalent. The candidate should demonstrate a firm commitment to undergraduate education at a liberal arts institution and be eager to teach theology courses in the University’s core curriculum, in the undergraduate major, and in the M.A., M.Th., and M.Div. programs. Every full-time theology professor is required to apply for and obtain a mandate [copies available, contact department chair] from the ordinary of the Diocese of Dallas.


Applications must include (1) a letter of application that addresses the candidate’s suitability with respect to the above specifications, taking care to describe how the applicant can contribute to the University’s Mission, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) confidential letters from and contact information of three references, and (4) a writing sample not to exceed 25 pages.

Submit your application in both electronic and hard copy: upload the electronic copy of all documents at and also mail a paper copy of the letter of application and curriculum vitae to Dr. Christopher Malloy, Chair, Department of Theology, University of Dallas, 1845 E. Northgate Drive, Irving, TX 75062.


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 ( All faculty members are expected to understand and support the mission. The University is home to approximately 1400 undergraduates, and its distinguished Core Curriculum emphasizes a classical curriculum in the Catholic intellectual tradition. 

Dr. Christopher Malloy, Chair, Department of Theology

Review of applications will begin Nov. 28, 2022. Pre-arranged interviews by video call may be conducted as early as December, 2022.

All applications should be submitted online at: maximum.