religious studies lecturer




Religious studies lecturers are subject professors, teachers, or lecturers who instruct students who have obtained an upper secondary education diploma in their own specialised field of study, theology, which is predominantly academic in nature. They work with their university research assistants and university teaching assistants for the preparation of lectures and of exams, for grading papers and exams and for leading review and feedback sessions for the students. They also conduct academic research in their respective field of theology, publish their findings and liaise with other university colleagues.

Alternative label

  • religion lector

  • university lecturer in religious studies

  • lecturer of religion

  • theology lecturer

  • theology professor

  • lecturer in religious studies

  • theology instructor

  • religious education lecturer

  • professor of religious education

  • lecturer of religious studies

  • university religious studies lecturer

  • religious studies docent

  • religious studies lector

  • senior lecturer in religious studies

  • theology teacher

  • religious studies professor

  • lecturer in religion

  • religious studies instructor

  • higher education theology teacher

  • professor of religious studies

  • religious studies teacher

  • theology docent

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



Concept URI