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Faculty Appointment in Practical Theology (Open Rank)

Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry (STM) seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in Practical Theology; rank is open. This appointment will be within the STM’s Department of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry (DREPM), to begin Fall 2020. Candidates should have a PhD in Practical Theology or a closely related field and expertise in one or more of the following areas: Critical Race Theory, Racism and Racial Justice, Public Theology, Theology and Culture, Gender Theory, Asian/Asian-American Theology, Black/Womanist Theology, Latinx Theology.

Candidates should be prepared to utilize the methodology of practical theology, and teach introductory courses as well as specialized courses according to their areas of specialization and the need of the School. They should also possess a commitment to theological education for lay and ordained ministry; familiarity with Roman Catholic polity and pastoral life is important.

Position Qualifications

• Ph.D. in Practical Theology or closely related field;

• Commitment to theological education for lay and ordained ministry;

• Familiarity with Roman Catholic polity and pastoral life is important.

Candidates from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

The deadline for applications is November 15, 2019, though the position will remain open until filled. We will begin reviewing applications on November 18, 2019.

Applications should include:

cover letter stating your interest in the position

curriculum vitae

letters of recommendation from three professional contacts

writing sample reflective of your academic research

Follow this link to begin the application process: http://apply.interfolio.com/70323.

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

For more information, please contact:

Jane E. Regan, Chair, Department of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry: [email protected] or

Karen E. Smith, Academic Services Specialist: [email protected]

Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.