Assistant Professor of Practical Theology

Chicago Theological Seminary | Chicago, Illinois
Date posted: May 7, 2019
Assistant Professor of Practical Theology
Contact Name: Dr. Emily Vogt
Contact Email: evogt@ctschicago.edu
Contact Phone: 773.896.2422
Deadline: Monday, September 9, 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Chicago Theological Seminary invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Practical Theology to begin July 1, 2020. We have special interests in spiritual formation, pastoral counseling, chaplaincy studies, and contextual theological education. The PhD or equivalent is required. Demonstrated competency in online teaching and learning is also required. Knowledge of ministerial praxis and commitment to interreligious engagement are desirable. Applications from scholars dedicated to social justice with analytical strengths in human trafficking, trauma and resilience, mass incarceration and genocide, ritual studies, and intergenerational cultural studies are encouraged. Applicants should share the seminary’s historic commitments to the care of persons, and be able to teach in all of our degree programs (MA, MDiv., STM, DMin., PhD) with several concentrations. The successful candidate will have a scholarly trajectory and be committed to developing a professional profile that includes publication.

Applicants should send a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information for three persons able to provide letters of recommendation to Dr. Emily Vogt, Associate Academic Dean, at either evogt@ctschicago.edu or Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E. 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637-2902. For fullest consideration, application should be submitted by September 9, 2019. Preliminary interviews will begin October 1, 2019. A seminary of the United Church of Christ with an ecumenical faculty and student body, Chicago Theological Seminary is an Equal Opportunity, Open and Affirming employer.

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