The University of Lucerne is the youngest university in Switzerland. The roots of the Faculty
of Theology extend back to the late 16th century. On the foundation of the Judeo-Christian
tradition, research and lectures are undertaken in an interdisciplinary discourse with other
related academic fields. The faculty recognises that the local church and the world church
are connected and sees ecumenical and interreligious dialogue as a top priority. In
Switzerland, the faculty takes a leading role in training theologians.
The Faculty of Theology at the University of Lucerne has an immediate vacancy for a
Professorship for Dogmatics (100 %), open rank
Responsibility for academic teaching and research in the field of Dogmatics
(classroom and distance learning)
Acquisition of third-party research funding
Availability for administrative tasks within both the faculty and the university
Doctorate and postdoctoral degree or equivalent qualification in the field of
Teaching experience and didactic skills
Successful acquisition of third-party research or project funding
Member of the Roman Catholic Church
We are looking for a networked-thinking personality who is willing to participate in church
and social institutions in Switzerland, and to cooperate constructively in interdisciplinary
teamwork within the Faculty of Theology and the University of Lucerne. In addition, after a
transition period of two years, it will be easy for you to professionally cover research and
teaching in both German and English.
In return, you will have the opportunity to work and develop in a young, dynamic and highly
qualified university environment. A motivated and committed team will support you in this.
In order to increase the ratio of women we would like to encourage qualified women to
apply for the above post. The University of Lucerne actively promotes equality and the
compatibility of work and family life.