Boston College: School of Theology & Ministry


Boston, MA USA

Open Date

Nov 23, 2020


Jan 29, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry (STM) seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in Religious Education with a focus in youth and young adult faith. The professor in this position also oversees the Contextual Education Program; rank is open.  This appointment will be within the STM’s Department of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry (DREPM), to begin Fall 2021. More information on Boston College, the School of Theology and Ministry can be found at


Candidates should have a PhD in Religious Education or a closely related field. Experience and expertise in supervised ministry and curriculum development for ministerial field experience is required. Candidates should possess a commitment to theological education for lay and ordained ministry; familiarity with Roman Catholic polity and pastoral life is essential.

Candidates should be prepared to teach courses in the following areas: theory and practice of ministry with youth and with young adults, developmental theories, conversations across differences, and contextual education (field experience).

Application Instructions

The deadline for applications is January 29, 2021 though the position will remain open until filled.  We will begin reviewing applications on February 1, 2021. Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

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

Applications accepted only through Interfolio.  Follow this link to begin the application process:

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