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Boston College School of Theology and Ministry - Faculty Position in Latino Theology and Ministry, Director of MA degree in Ministerial Leadership (Faculty of the Practice)

Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry (STM) seeks to appoint a faculty of the practice in Latino Theology and Ministry (open rank) for a five-year period funded by a Lilly Endowment grant. The appointee will coordinate the process of designing a new MA degree in Ministerial Leadership, serve as its director, and teach one or two graduate-level courses in theology and ministry annually. This will be an STM appointment located within the Department of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry (DREPM), to begin in July 2024.

Review of applications will begin on 12 February 2024. The position will remain open until filled.

Follow this link for more information and to begin the application process:

Date Listing Expires:  March 31, 2024

Christian Theological Seminary - Director and Professor of United Methodist Studies

Christian Theological Seminary (CTS) invites applications and nominations for an opening in United Methodist Studies. The position will be full-time, tenure-track or tenured, with faculty rank open to negotiation.

Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, CTS is a theologically progressive, ecumenical seminary with historic and ongoing ties to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The seminary’s mission is to form disciples of Jesus Christ for church and community leadership to serve God’s transforming of the world. Most recently, the new strategic plan reinforces the support of this mission through its intentional focus on student-centeredness, embracing diversity, racial equity, interfaith collaboration, technological mindfulness, and more. Financial health, active Board of Trustees, visionary leadership, talented faculty, and committed staff all position CTS well in continuing its mission.

Position Title: Director and Professor of United Methodist Studies
Department: Academic Affairs/School of Theology
Reports to: Vice President of Academic Affairs/Dean
Classification: Faculty
Start Date: July 1, 2024

Position Summary:
The Director of United Methodist Studies is a member of the faculty who oversees the education and preparation of students affiliated with The United Methodist Church and works with the Dean and faculty of the seminary to develop programs, experiences, and resources that accord with the document: A Wesleyan Vision for Theological Education and Leadership Formation in the 21st Century. In addition to teaching students as a faculty member in the School of Theology, the Director will provide theological support to UMC pastors in the Indiana Conference of The United Methodist Church.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
As Professor of United Methodist Studies, the professor will teach the required courses in UMC Polity, Theology, and History in accordance with University Senate regulations. In conversation with the VPAA/Dean of the Faculty, the professor may teach other courses in the curriculum that accord with their theological discipline and curriculum needs.

The professor will be given a course reduction so that they can provide direct, theological support to UM pastors at the Annual Conference. That support could come in the form of a pastor-specific course, an ongoing theological conversation with pastors, or some other offering designed by the professor and the pastors.

Program Development & Ethos Cultivation:
As Director of United Methodist Studies, they will coordinate programs beyond the regular curriculum that will help build a strong United Methodist ethos on campus. Such programs might include recruitment events, worship and fellowship opportunities, visits to campus by United Methodist leaders, participation by students in regional and national UMC events, covenant groups, etc. They will monitor United Methodist resources available in the Seminary library and elsewhere on campus, identifying new resources and books essential to UMC students and faculty on campus.

The Director will coordinate efforts and programming with UM faculty, trustees, and adjunct faculty. They will monitor student learning outcomes related to UM theology, history, and polity, and respective district ordination requirements, to assure that UM students are prepared for ordination exams and UM ministry. The Director will meet with each UM student at a minimum each semester, providing encouragement, support, and guidance regarding preparation for ministry within UM contexts. They will keep UM students informed regarding financial and other resources available through the denomination and its Annual Conferences. They will forward important denominational information to UM students. They will also facilitate group meetings among UM students.

Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have:
• A terminal degree (PhD or ThD) in Church History, Theology, or another theological discipline approved by The UMC University Senate
• A thorough knowledge of United Methodist history, theology, and polity and documented approval by The UMC University Senate to teach UM history, theology, and polity.
• A record of or promise for scholarly activity and service to a graduate educational institution; Pastoral and/or seminary teaching experience are highly valued.
• Evidence of a strong commitment to congregational ministry (including possible service as a pastor of congregations) and preparing leaders for the Church.
• Active membership in a United Methodist congregation required.
• Knowledge of current program and emphases within The United Methodist Church, both denominationally and within this North Central jurisdiction
• Ability to organize and implement programs.
• Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills

For more information, visit the CTS website at

To receive full consideration, application materials must include (1) a letter of interest, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) the names and contact information for three professional references. Application materials (in MS Word or PDF format) should be sent via e-mail attachment to or apply online via our career site at CTS will not contact references without notifying applicants beforehand.

Review of applications will begin by November 1, 2023, and an appointment will be made no later than July 1, 2024. Applications will be welcomed until the position is filled.

Christian Theological Seminary is an inclusive community of teaching and learning and will carefully review materials submitted by all applicants.

CTS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate with respect to recruitment, hiring, or any other status of employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or any other category protected by law.

Date Expires:  July 1, 2024

College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University- Theology Faculty (Tenure Track)

Department: Theology

The School of Theology and Seminary (SOT/Sem) at Saint John’s University and the Department of Theology (DOT) at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University announce a tenure-track position with primary specialization in New Testament studies with a secondary area of theological focus at the rank of assistant professor, to begin in August 2024. We seek candidates with strong potential as effective teachers and scholars who can equip students with skills to critically engage the texts of the New Testament, including their interpretation and theological developments, for a globally diverse and ecumenical student body. Secondary areas of specialty are open, but those that support our graduate and undergraduate missions are strongly preferred; they may include but are not limited to contextual theologies, pastoral/practical theology, and/or spirituality.Review of applications will begin February 5 and will continue until the position is filled.

College/University Highlights
The College of Saint Benedict (CSB), a liberal arts college for women, and Saint John’s University (SJU), a liberal arts college for men, are located in the central lakes area of Minnesota, surrounded by more than 3,000 acres of pristine forests, prairies, and lakes. The campuses are minutes away from St. Cloud, an increasingly diverse regional center with a population of over 100,000, and 70 miles from Minneapolis and St. Paul. Some CSB and SJU faculty and staff choose to reside locally, while others commute from the Twin Cities. Both St. Cloud and the Twin Cities offer a wide range of fine arts, cultural, dining, recreational, and sporting opportunities.

CSB and SJU are Catholic colleges in the Benedictine tradition enlivened by values of community, hospitality, stewardship, and justice. The schools are dedicated to cultivating an equitable, inclusive community founded on respect for all persons. Students, staff and faculty from many diverse belief systems and backgrounds collectively bring a rich dimension to the academic, cultural, and religious experience at CSB and SJU. We welcome faculty who devote themselves with passion and integrity to their disciplines and to a transformative education of their students. Please view our brochure regarding Higher Education in the Catholic and Benedictine Tradition.

With a total enrollment of approximately 2,900 students, faculty members develop relationships with students in small classroom settings and have opportunities to work closely with students on research projects, experiential learning experiences, and study abroad programs. Recent initiatives to create a dynamic general education curriculum and to develop plans for a new teaching and learning center demonstrate strong institutional support for faculty development.

This position involves teaching three 3-credit graduate courses in the SOT/Sem and three 4-credit introductory and upper-level undergraduate theology courses in the DOT per academic year. Successful faculty maintain an active research agenda, engage in student advising and mentoring, and perform institutional and departmental service that advances institutional missions and goals.

Department Highlights
The position includes appointments to the SOT/Sem and the DOT. The graduate and undergraduate programs are Catholic, Benedictine, and ecumenical in their missions. Graduate students pursue advanced degrees in theology and prepare for graduate-level research and teaching; for lay and ordained ministry in diverse Christian settings; and for a wide range of professional careers, including additional advanced degrees in academic and professional schools, not-for-profit work, and public service. The undergraduate program provides classes to students who are completing general education theology requirements and offers a major and minor in Theology.

PhD or equivalent in New Testament. ABD candidates who will complete their degrees by August 2024 will also be considered.
Ability to teach a broad range of graduate-level courses in the curriculum of the SOT/Sem related to the New Testament, including its interpretation and theological development.Strong undergraduate teaching skills with ability to teach an intro-level theology course in the general education curriculum.An active research agenda that includes focus in New Testament exegesis, theologies, or reception.Readiness to engage in regular service to the Department of Theology, the School of Theology and Seminary, and the institutions.Commitment to Catholic and Benedictine undergraduate and graduate education and upholding Benedictine values.Commitment to inclusive pedagogies and practices to promote student learning in conversation with Benedictine values and/or Catholic Social Teaching.Willingness to support the goals of intercultural living and humility.Preferred:Ability to teach theology courses that engage one or more of the following: contextual perspectives, pastoral practice, and/or spirituality in support our graduate and undergraduate missions.Demonstrated skills or experience suited to engaging in a diverse and collaborative professional environment.Experience advising students and/or mentoring students.

Application Process: Applications are accepted online at by clicking on “Apply” button. Applicants are asked to provide the following materials:Cover letter that outlines areas of teaching and research interests and resonance with the missions of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University and the School of Theology and SeminaryCurriculum VitaeStatement of teaching philosophy that includes:How your teaching philosophy intersects with Catholic and Benedictine educationA discussion of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (in conversation with Benedictine values and/or Catholic Social Teaching)Your experience of, or interest in, pedagogies to engage and support a diverse group of studentsEvidence of teaching effectiveness, such as course evaluations, course syllabi, assignments, and faculty or peer observations. Applicants may also submit comments or reflection that provide context to these materials.Copy of graduate transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire)Contact information (phone and email) for 3 referencesStatement of research interests that includes a description of areas of focus related to the development and theologies of the New Testament and other areas of research.If you require an accommodation to participate in the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University hiring process, please contact Human Resources at (320) 363-5500 or is the policy of CSB and SJU to conduct a pre-employment background check. An offer of employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Date Listing Expires: Mar 01, 2024 

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary- Director of Hispanic/Latinx Center

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary (Evanston, Illinois) seeks applicants for Director of the Hispanic-Latinx Center. The successful candidate will be a member of the faculty, with some teaching responsibilities in Masters, DMin, and/or PhD programs as part of their field of specialization. The position is open-rank, open-field. This may be a term contract or tenure-track appointment, to be negotiated at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will be bilingual in Spanish and English. We would prefer for the Director to bring established and deep ties to Central America and Mexico. The Director will be willing to relocate to the area and be ready and able to reach out and connect to Latino/a/x congregations and grass-root organizations in the Chicago area and beyond. A demonstrated commitment to and passion for engaging, supporting, and promoting Latinx people is a vital qualification for this role. The ideal qualifications for this position are:

• Terminal degree in a theological or ministry-adjacent field, allowing candidate to bridge academy and community.

• Capacity to accompany Hispanic/Latinx students already at Garrett as they engage in scholarly, ministerial, and vocational growth and discernment.

• Commitment to providing theological education at all levels and on various platforms (both face-to-face and virtually) to the Latinx community in the Chicago area (and beyond) as well as alongside partners in Latinx circles, Latin America and the Caribbean.

• Training and outreach in migrant ministries to and with established migrants, existing undocumented migrants, and recent arrivals, involving Garrett students, faculty, alums, local churches, and migrant-serving community organizations.

• Ability to organize and host public events that bring leading Latinx scholars, policymakers, and social leaders to the community.

• Excellent relational skills in support of collaborative and generative work with the entire Garrett faculty and staff and across Garrett centers, as well as with clergy and laity both within and beyond the institution.

• Ownership of the seminary’s articulation of its vision, mission, and identity.

This appointment will begin July 1, 2024. Application Process: Garrett-Evangelical is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The Seminary welcomes all qualified candidates to apply. Racial/ethnic minority (minoritized) and women candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Please send an application letter, curriculum vitae, and names of three references as .docx or .pdf files electronically to the Office of Academic Affairs, c/o Jennifer Ould at

Deadline for submission of applications is March 15, 2024.

McCormick Theological Seminary - President

McCormick Theological Seminary (“McCormick”), one of the nation’s oldest and most influential seminaries rooted in the Presbyterian tradition, seeks a leader with intelligence and imagination, courage and compassion, high standards and humility to serve as its next president.

This is an exciting moment in McCormick’s long and rich history. This fall, McCormick moved into its new home on the campus of the Catholic Theological Union along with its long-time neighbor, the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. McCormick continues to serve as a model for building communities of students, faculty, and staff with different backgrounds, geographies, viewpoints, and traditions to learn from and with each other as part of a dynamic and close-knit community. McCormick prepares students for leadership across a wide range of ministry, advocacy, community, public service, and organizational contexts.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of strategic and effective organizational leadership as well as a deep and abiding alignment with McCormick’s mission and commitments as a progressive Christian center for theological education. Furthermore, the successful candidate will have the demonstrated skills and experience to provide transformative and forward-looking leadership to McCormick in light of the significant shifts in the broad landscape of theological education, religious life, and society at large.

McCormick has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in the search. All confidential applications, inquiries, and nominations can be sent electronically, in confidence to:

McCormick Seminary will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability status, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or other protected status. Also, the Seminary will not discriminate against individuals with disabilities provided those disabilities do not impede their ability to perform the duties of his or her assigned job.

Date Listing Expires: April 1, 2024

Princeton Theological Seminary - Latinx Program Coordinator

Job Purpose:  The Latinx Program Coordinator at Princeton Theological Seminary works in collaboration with the Department of Student Life to support Latinx students; develop programming and conferencing with a Latinx focus; to participate in recruiting Latinx students; and provide diversity training to seminary constituencies.


• Mentor and provide regular vocational and pastoral care support for PTS students, particularly those who are Latinx.
• Foster a sense of belonging and community among the growing number of Latinx students and the larger Latinx community on campus.
• Promote interpersonal inclusion, cultural exploration, heritage, and traditions.
• Encourage intersectional and intercultural dialogue across differences.
• Support on-campus Latinx student leadership [En Conjunto: Latinx Student Collaborative], unity, and collaboration.

Collaborative Efforts and Programming (35% of Time)

• Offer opportunities for reflection on complex issues related to Latinxs’ experiences from a theological and social justice perspective while seeking to promote dialogue and partnership with the Seminary community, local leaders, and non-profit organizations.
• Cultivate strategic relationships and partnerships with faith-based Latinx institutions, community leaders, and PTS alumni.
• Support academic conversations on relevant topics for Latinx communities addressing theological and practical aspects of ministry in cross-cultural contexts.
• Organize programing focused on the development of Latinx leadership in congregations and other ministerial contexts.
• Investigate possible collaboration with the Hispanic Theological Initiative regarding programming that may enhance the experience of PTS Latinx students.
• Work with the PTS Recruitment and Admissions Office to increase the representation of Latinx and Latin American students within the PTS student body. Promote PTS in Spanish and Portuguese throughout the Americas and prepare prospective students for the process and realities of admission to PTS’ programs. This work is done in collaboration with the Admissions Leadership Team to support Admissions strategy and programing. Diversity Training and Awareness

Diversity Training and Awareness – 25% of Time

• Serve on the Title VI and Title IX (Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment) advisory team.
• Under the guidance of the Title VI and Title IX Co-Coordinators, develop training materials and modules for the PTS community; facilitate regular training and constituency participation.
• Coordinate diversity, equity, and inclusion training opportunities and programming at PTS.
• Fulfill other responsibilities as assigned.


• Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree in theological education preferred.
• Bilingual in English and Spanish; Portuguese is also preferred.
• Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Office, databases and other web-based applications required – Excel, Word, Outlook, SharePoint, and ability to adapt to new platforms easily.
• Excellent communication skills
• Unwavering commitment to a positive, dynamic, outgoing approach in interactions with students and colleagues
• Multi-cultural competency with the ability to work with diverse student body in a crosscultural environment.
• Diversity, equity, and inclusion training preferred.
• Willingness to receive training in Title VI and Title IX policies and related compliance issues.
• Experience in pastoral settings is preferred.

To apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to the Human Resources Office at Princeton Theological Seminary at Review of applications will begin immediately.

Date Listing Expires:  March 5, 2024