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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology

New Jersey, United States
Not specified
Posted date
Jul 30, 2018

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Other Humanities, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Princeton Theological Seminary invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Pastoral Theology at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates must display a vital theological and ecclesiastical understanding of pastoral theology and hold the M.Div. and Ph.D. degrees or their equivalents. The successful candidate is expected to teach a broad range of introductory and advanced courses in pastoral care and counseling in all masters’ degree programs and to offer Ph.D.-level seminars in Pastoral Theology. In addition, he or she will demonstrate in-depth knowledge of one or more specialized areas of research and practice, such as intercultural pastoral care; models of care and leadership in a congregational context; pastoral responses to mental illness; healthcare and behavioral health ministry; gender issues in pastoral care; developmental psychology; and/or the psychology of religion. Preference will be given to a scholar with multicultural competencies in pastoral theology and with past experience in care professions, such as congregational ministry, counseling, institutional chaplaincy, community health agencies, social work, or mental health advocacy. As Princeton Theological Seminary is related to the Presbyterian Church (USA), all faculty are expected to be able to work constructively within a diverse theological environment informed by the Reformed tradition. The appointment is expected to commence July 1, 2019. Women and candidates from underrepresented communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants should send (1) a letter of interest; (2) a CV (including bibliography); and (3) a list of three potential recommenders to Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018. Princeton Theological Seminary is an equal opportunity employer.


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