An academic position in Catholic Ecclesiology and Ecumenism (1 FTE)
Universite catholique de Louvain
Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium
5 dagen geleden
source : Euraxess

Vacancy Reference : 25781 / TECO 001 / 2021 (to be quoted in any correspondence)

UCLouvain invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured full-time position in Catholic Ecclesiology and Ecumenism


UCLouvain is a comprehensive university offering, in the context of the present position, the opportunity of cross-disciplinary research and teaching collaborations.

Within the Social sciences and humanities sector, the position is attached to the Faculty of Theology and to the Research Institute Religions, Spiritualities, Cultures, Societies that offer opportunities for diverse and stimulating teaching as well as an environment to carry out ambitious research.

The Louvain-la-Neuve site offers a unique living environment conveniently located at the heart of Europe.


The successful candidate will have teaching assignments in the field of catholic ecclesiology, ecumenism and oriental theologies.


The successful candidate will develop and drive a cutting-edge research program in the field of catholic ecclesiology, ecumenism and oriental theologies.


  • Be responsible for teaching courses at all study levels undergraduate and postgraduate), as well as in programmes of continuing education;
  • Supervise the final diploma research theses) of undergraduate and graduate students, as well as PhD theses;
  • Be involved in (and / or supervise, promote) research programmes;
  • Be available to carry out, in the long term, different service activities and take on responsibilities within the University and its entities;
  • Contribute to the international visibility of the University through teaching and research excellence;
  • Contribute to activities of the University with a societal impact in the fields of the economy, socio-cultural changes or cooperation with developing countries.
  • General conditions

    Required Qualifications : the applicant must have

  • A PhD degree in Theology or any comparable discipline;
  • Either studied abroad for an extensive period or have had substantial experience outside his or her university of origin;
  • A significant scientific record with international publications;
  • Experience in and the aptitude for teaching at university level, demonstrated if possible by formal assessments;
  • The capacity to work within a team of teachers and to integrate research findings into teaching;
  • Creativity and must be open to teaching innovation and interdisciplinarity;
  • The capacities required to undertake high-level academic research : capacity to raise research funds, to supervise projects, to animate and lead a research team;
  • Team management and communication skills, including if possible fluency in French and English, spoken and written. Otherwise, the applicant will be asked to acquire them within two years after taking office, in order to be able to communicate and teach in these languages.
  • Knowledge of other languages is an additional asset.


    The level of recruitment (appointment to the rank of lecturer or professor) will be discussed if a proposal is made to you, in connection with your previous academic experience.

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    Our HR policy supports equal opportunities and diversity including in the academic career. Attention is also paid to reconciliation of private life and professional life.

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