St. John Vianney Theological Seminary

Responding to the Lord’s command to go and make disciples of all nations and under the apostolic vigilance of the Archbishop of Denver, the mission of Saint John Vianney Theological Seminary is discernment of, and unified formation in, priestly identity marked by an intelligence of heart, with men called to proclaim Jesus Christ and build a civilization of love in persona Christi Capitis. Likewise this community forms deacons and lay faithful to live as holy men and women in the Church’s mission of the New Evangelization.

St. John Vianney Theological Seminary consists of three divisions, allowing our faculty and staff to work together to educate and form persons called to different vocations within the Church:

  • Seminarian Division: The Seminarian Division educates and forms men who believe they are called by God to serve in His Church as priests. These men come from the Archdiocese of Denver as well as from several other dioceses throughout the United States and world.
  • Permanent Deacon Division: The Permanent Deacon Division educates and forms men who feel called to serve in the Church as permanent deacons in the Archdiocese of Denver.
  • Lay Division (Biblical and Catechetical Schools): Consisting of the Biblical and Catechetical Schools, the Biblical School educates people in Scripture and the relevance of the Bible for today’s world while the Catechetical School seeks to put people in contact and communion with the person of Jesus Christ through the study of Sacred Scripture and Tradition.


For more information, please visit us on the web at: 


1300 South Steele Street  Denver, CO 80210  303.282.3427

May 23, 2019
Professor of Theology Applications are invited for a full-time faculty position in Theology to begin in the fall of 2019. The position is for one year with the possibility of a continuing multi-year renewal. The successful candidate will demonstrate effectiveness in teaching Theology and will be dedicated to the intellectual formation of seminarians for the Catholic priesthood. Because the position includes teaching in a pontifical STB degree program, an ecclesiastical degree of at least the licentiate level is preferred, although applicants without such a degree will be considered. An earned doctorate in Theology is required. Particular area of specialization is open, but one must be able to teach in the areas of Dogmatic/Systematic Theology, with a capacity to teach in the area of Moral Theology, as well. Teaching load is 15 credits per year. Applicants must be willing and able to make the Profession of Faith and take the Oath of Fidelity and receive the mandatum of the Archbishop of Denver. Rank, salary, and benefits will be commensurate with other similar institutions. SJV does not have tenure.  Review of applications will begin March 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, sample publications and three letters of recommendation to:  Dr. Sean Innerst, Theology Cycle Director / St. John Vianney Theological Seminary / 1300 S. Steele St. / Denver, CO 80210 / or email . For more information about St. John Vianney Theological Seminary, visit         
St. John Vianney Theological Seminary Denver, CO, USA Full time