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Henry R. Cavalieri Visiting Jesuit Professorship

Boston College
Job Location:
Boston, Massachusetts
Religious Studies and Theology


The Cavalieri Visiting Jesuit Professorship is a one year or one semester position in the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry (STM) for a Jesuit theologian from outside the United States. The endowed Cavalieri Chair was made possible through a generous bequest from Henry R. Cavalieri, a 1950 Boston College alumnus. The Cavalieri Visiting Jesuit Professorship is ideal for a Jesuit who has a sabbatical or academic leave from his institution.

The Cavalieri Chair holder is required to teach one course per semester in the STM from his area of expertise. He will have access to Boston College's library resources and the opportunity to meet and interact with STM faculty. Monies are available for conference travel and research assistance. The Chairholder will live in the St. Peter Faber Jesuit Community during his time at Boston College.


This Visiting Professorship is intended for members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) who are from outside the United States.

Successful candidates will have:

  • a Doctorate in Theology or a related field;
  • experience teaching graduate level courses;
  • a recommendation from his academic dean or provost.
  • supportfrom hisJesuit superior.

Application Instructions:

A complete application must include the following:

  1. Application Form

  2. Current Curriculum Vitae (CV), including name, current address, email address, lists of degrees, dates received, and the institutions that granted them; academic and administrative positions held; publications; languages in which you can do research; and professional society / guild memberships.

  3. Proposed course(s) you would offer to teach

  4. Description of a research project you would like to advance during your time at BCSTM (150-200 wds)

  5. Letter of recommendation from your academic dean or provost

  6. Letter of support from your superior

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