In 2013 Attard was a visiting lecturer in the Department of Sacred Scripture, Hebrew and Greek of the Faculty of Theology at the University of Malta. In 2014 he became a part-time Resident Academic, and in 2016 a full-timer. His area of expertise is the Old Testament.
As a full-time lecturer, Attard is also a member of the Faculty of Theology Research Ethics Committee and of the Editorial Board of the Polish Collectanea Theologica. He has contributed to the work of the Commission for the Revision of the Bible in Maltese and is an academic member of the Malta Bible Society. He has also presented papers at conferences in Belgium, Slovakia, Warsaw, Bangalore and Athens.
Exegesis of the Book of Psalms; the Canonical Approach to the Study of Scripture; the Masoretic Text