The Catholic University of America

 

School/Department

Title

School of Arts & Sciences
Department of Modern Languages & Literatures (Spanish)
Associate
Tenure Track
School of Business & Economics
Assistant Dean for Administration
Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Business & Economics
Development Economics
Visiting Assistant Professor
School of Business & Economics
Finance
Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering
Assistant
Tenure Track
Benjamin T. Rome School of Music Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Philosophy
Fr. Kurt Pritzl Chair
Ordinary
Tenured
School of Theology & Religious Studies Assistant
Tenure Track
School of Theology & Religious Studies Clinical Assistant Professor

 

Associate Professor - Tenure Track
School of Arts & Sciences - Department of Modern Languages & Literatures (Spanish)
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, seeks applicants for an appointment as Associate Professor of Spanish to begin August 2014.
 
We are looking to hire a colleague with an established research profile and a strong publication record in the literature and culture of 19th-21st century Latin America to be hired at the level of Associate Professor. Experience teaching graduate courses in Latin American literature and culture is preferred and the candidate should be prepared to offer undergraduate courses on a wide variety of topics. We expect our new colleague to be actively involved in our newly revised interdisciplinary Program in Latin American and Latino Studies and to contribute energy and experience to our growing Spanish undergraduate and graduate programs. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English is expected. Excellence in teaching is essential. The standard teaching load is five courses per year.
   
Please upload a letter of application, C.V., and the name of three references through Interfolio. Questions may be directed to Dr. Claudia Bornholdt, Chair, BORNHOLDT@cua.edu. Review of applications will begin on April 15 and continue until the position is filled. CUA is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer.
 
The Catholic University of America was founded in the name of the Catholic Church and maintains a unique relationship with it. The University's operations, policies and activities reflect this foundation and relationship and are conducted in accordance with its stated mission. Regardless of their religious or denominational affiliation, all employees are expected to respect and support the University's mission in the fulfillment of their responsibilities and obligations appropriate to their appointment.
 
Clinical Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean for Administration
School of Business & Economics - Management
Due to its rapid growth, the School of Business & Economics at The Catholic University of America is seeking an Assistant Dean of Administration. The School of Business & Economics was founded in January 2013 to promote a person-centered economy based on Catholic Social Doctrine and the natural law. Built upon the former department of business and economics, the School has currently approximately 600 students, thirty full time faculty and staff, and an additional fifty part time faculty. More details about the school are available on our website, http://business.cua.edu/.
 
The Assistant Dean of Administration will serve as the “chief operating officer” of the School of Business & Economics and will also be a member of the faculty. Necessary qualifications for this position include (1) several years of senior management level administrative experience in an academic, commercial, or not-for-profit setting, and (2) an MBA or other graduate level degree in business. The ideal candidate will also have demonstrated (3) an ability to work successfully in a high-growth, entrepreneurial environment within a larger, more traditional organization; (4) a gift for motivating and coaching support staff, and working constructively with peers; (5) fanatical attention to detail and an extraordinary ability to juggle numerous detailed projects without letting any fall behind; (6) a vigorous orientation towards continuous organizational improvement. Some teaching duties will be required, and hence (7) some previous teaching experience is desirable. 
 
The Catholic University of America was founded in the name of the Catholic Church as a national university and center of research and scholarship. Regardless of their religious affiliation, all faculty are expected to respect and support the university’s mission. CUA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, EOE/AA/V/D/M/F. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest outlining in detail how the candidate fulfills each of the enumerated qualifications (1-7) listed above, in the order presented above, along with a curriculum vita and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Andrew Abela, Dean, School of Business and Economics, via e-mail at abela@cua.edu. Complete applications should be received by February 21, 2014 for full consideration. Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged or considered. 
 
Visiting Assistant Professor
School of Business & Economics - Development Economics
Visiting Assistant Professor position in Economics school year 2014-2015.  Desirable principle fields of expertise include economic development, microeconomics, and experimental economics, especially in the area of education and health. 
 
Candidates must have a PhD in Economics and demonstrate strong actual or potential research and teaching. As high quality graduate and undergraduate instruction is expected, teaching experience is highly desirable. The successful candidate’s  research and teaching will be expected to contribute to our new graduate degree in Integral Economic Development Management, which presents an integrated perspective of human development, one that holds “the dignity of the human person, the good of the family, and the good of the community as foundational principles of economic development” (iedm.cua.edu).
 
The Catholic University of America was founded in the name of the Catholic Church as a national university and center of research and scholarship. Regardless of their religious affiliation, all faculty are expected to respect and support the university’s mission. CUA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, EOE/AA/V/D/M/F. Interested applicants should send curriculum vita, writing sample, teaching evaluations (if any), and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Maria Sophia Aguirre, Department of Business and Economics, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064.
 
Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Business & Economics - Finance
The School of Business and Economics at The Catholic University of America seeks a contract Clinical Assistant Professor of Finance beginning August 2014. The position requires an MBA from a leading business school, several years of senior level experience in Finance, and a demonstrated desire by the candidate to integrate Catholic Social Doctrine, natural law, and virtues into research and teaching. The successful candidate will join a growing group of scholars with interest in helping develop a more person-centered economy. As high quality graduate and undergraduate instruction is expected, teaching experience is highly desirable. 
 
The Catholic University of America was founded in the name of the Catholic Church as a national university and center of research and scholarship. Regardless of their religious affiliation, all faculty are expected to respect and support the university’s mission. CUA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, EOE/AA/V/D/M/F. Interested applicants should send curriculum vita, writing sample, teaching evaluations (if any), and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Andrew Abela, Dean, at abela@cua.edu.
 
Assistant Professor - Tenure Track
School of Engineering - Department of Civil Engineering
The Catholic University of America invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Civil Engineering beginning August 20, 2014. The department seeks candidates in but not limited to areas of structural engineering, structural health monitoring, structural nondestructive testing and evaluation, experimental mechanics and engineering mechanics. Candidates with strong background in infrastructure monitoring, sensor and sensor network application and multiphysics finite/discrete element analysis are encouraged to apply. This candidate needs to conduct interdisciplinary work with colleagues in International Institute of Safe, Intelligent and Sustainable Transportation, City & Infrastructure, Center for Acoustic and Vibration Research, and Center for Remote Sensing and Image Processing at the School of Engineering. Applicants must have must have a PhD or ABD (all but dissertation) in civil engineering or a related field by time of appointment. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, developing a sustainable, externally funded research program, and servicing to the university, the profession and the community. Applicants should either possess professional registration or have the ability to obtain professional licensure in the near future.
 
Review of applicants will begin in January 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, go to http://engineering.cua.edu/facultyapp/civil/. Information about the Department of Civil Engineering, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064 may be found at http://civil.cua.edu/. The University was founded in the name of the Catholic Church as a national university and of research and scholarship. Regardless of religious affiliation, all faculty members are expected to respect and support the mission of the university. The Catholic University of America is an equal opportunity employer.
 
Clinical Assistant Professor
Benjamin T. Rome School of Music - Orchestral Conducting
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track position in Orchestral Conducting at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor, starting in August 2014.  We seek an experienced conductor ready to work with our students in orchestral concerts, opera and musical theatre productions as needed.  Position duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate music conducting courses; private conducting instruction lessons; conducting the CUA Symphony Orchestra; advising duties, and service commensurate with rank.  
 
Applicants must have a completed master’s degree in hand at time of application with doctorate preferred; and have at least two years of conducting experience in university-level ensembles. 
 
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of reference to be received no later than Friday, February 14, 2014.
 
Applicants should submit a hard-copy letter of application, CV and letters of reference to:
Conducting Search Committee
Office of the Dean,Benjamin T. Rome School of Music
620 Michigan Ave. NE
Washington DC 20064
 
As the preeminent Catholic center for music study in this country, The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music is recognized for perpetuating the Church's historical role in uplifting the human spirit through the arts. Its location in the vibrant Washington, DC theatrical community represents an additional benefit for students and faculty in the Division of Musical Theatre. The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church and was founded as a center of research and scholarship. We seek candidates who, regardless of their religious affiliation, understand and will make a significant contribution to the university’s mission and goals. 
 
Questions should be directed to Cristina V. Canning, Assistant to the Dean, at verderese@cua.edu.
 
 
Ordinary Professor - Tenured
School of Philosophy - Father Kurt Pritzl Chair
The School of Philosophy is seeking applications from, or nominations of, qualified candidates for its Father Kurt Pritzl Chair in Philosophy. 
 
Area of Specialization is open. Candidates should be outstanding within their fields and qualify at the rank of Ordinary (Full) Professor. 
 
CUA was founded in the name of the Catholic Church as a national university and a center of research and scholarship, and the School, which is canonically established as an Ecclesiastical Faculty, seeks candidates who will make a significant contribution to its distinctive mission and goals (http://www.cua.edu/about-cua/mission-statement.cfm). AAE/EO. Salary competitive. Direct inquiries to John C. McCarthy, Dean, School of Philosophy, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064 or CUA-DEANPHIL@cua.edu .
 
Assistant Professor - Tenure Track
School of Theology & Religious Studies
The Catholic University of America invites applications for a tenure-track position in Biblical Studies, with specialization in Deuterocanonical Books and Septuagint Studies for the fall of 2014. Responsibilities include teaching both undergraduate and graduate; dissertation and thesis supervision; and service on committees. The successful candidate must possess a doctorate in area of specialization prior to appointment and demonstrate competence in appropriate languages. Pontifical degrees are encouraged.
 
Please send a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, samples of publications and/or other written work, as well as three letters of recommendation from senior scholars to: Chair, Search Committee, Biblical Studies. Selected candidates will be asked for a statement indicating how the applicant’s research and teaching would advance the university’s mission (see http://www.cua.edu/about-cua/mission-statement.cfm). For information on how to apply please email CUA-STRS-JOBS@cua.edu.
 
The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church and was founded as a center of research and scholarship. We seek candidates who, regardless of their religious affiliation, understand and will make a significant contribution to the university’s mission and goals. CUA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Theology & Religious Studies
The School of Theology and Religious Studies at The Catholic University of America invites applications for a full-time clinical-track faculty position in Pastoral Theology to begin Fall 2014. Applicants should have a Ph.D., D.Min. or an academic equivalent. They should have a specialization in Hispanic Studies and Homiletics. Applicants will be expected to teach in the undergraduate, graduate, and seminary programs, read and direct doctor of ministry projects, and serve on committees of the school and university. In addition to the fall and spring terms, teaching responsibilities may include summer sessions. Rank and salary will be determined on the basis of academic credentials and publication record. Fluency in Spanish is desirable. Catholic priests are urged to apply.
 
To apply, please email a curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation to the Chair of the Search Committee in Pastoral Studies at CUA-STRS-JOBS@cua.edu.  Applications will be reviewed immediately and will be accepted until February 5, 2014.
 
The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church and was founded as a center of research and scholarship. Candidates, regardless of their religious affiliation, must understand and make a significant contribution to the university’s mission and goals. The University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.