Assistant Professor of Ecological Theology and Christian Ethics (tenure-stream)

Post closing date: January 4, 2019

The Faculty of Theology of the University of St. Michael’s College invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment as Assistant Professor of Ecological Theology and Ethics to begin 1 July 2019.  The ability to teach at least one secondary area—such as Catholic social teaching, feminist theology, religious education, or pastoral theology—is would be welcome. The successful candidate will serve as the Director of Elliott Allen Institute for Theology and Ecology (EAITE), administer the Institute’s Certificate in Theology and Ecology, teach three courses annually for the basic degree programs (MTS, MDiv and MRE), and teach and supervise graduate students through the Graduate Centre in the Toronto School of Theology.

Start Date: July 1, 2019

Department: Faculty of Theology


Applicants must have a PhD in theological studies (or an equivalent degree) with significant specialization in Ecology and Christian Ethics. Preference will be given to applicants who have at least two years teaching experience at the postsecondary level.  Applicants must also provide evidence of strong performance in teaching as well as some administrative experience.   The application dossier must include evidence of excellence in research publications and strong evidence of a sustainable research agenda.  The successful applicant will be Roman Catholic who is committed to teaching the gamut of the Catholic moral tradition and can support the missions of the EAITE and the University of St Michael’s College.


St. Michael’s is a Roman Catholic Faculty of Theology in the Toronto School of Theology, an ecumenical federation of seven theological schools affiliated with the University of Toronto. The Faculty is committed to theological teaching and research that is interdisciplinary, ecumenical and sensitive to multi-faith and multicultural contexts.  We seek to form students for service in Church and society through faithful and rigorous scholarship grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition. For more details about the Faculty, see Details of the University of St Michael’s College can be found at and details about the Toronto School of Theology are at


To apply, please send as email attachments a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience, and three names (and contact details) of referees, to  Please address the correspondence to:  James R. Ginther, Dean, Faculty of Theology, University of St. Michael’s College, 81 St Mary Street, Toronto, ON M5S 1J4 Canada.

The deadline for receipt of all application materials is 4 January 2019.


We thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of St. Michael’s College is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification. If you require accessibility accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Officer at 416-926-7118 or