Albert and Jessie Danielsen Professor of Pastoral Psychology and Theology
Tenured Professor
Boston University School of Theology

BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY invites nominations and applications for the Albert and Jessie Danielsen Professor of Pastoral Psychology and Theology, to begin in Fall 2012. The candidate will hold a PhD in Counseling Psychology, PhD or ThD in Pastoral Counseling, or an appropriate, equivalent degree. An additional seminary degree (e.g., MDiv, MTS, MAR) is highly desirable. Candidates should have a research record and agenda that moves across the fields of theological, religious, and psychological studies, and includes psychotherapy research. They should be licensed or licensable as a psychologist by the state of Massachusetts, and ideal candidates will be master clinicians and experienced psychotherapy supervisors, as well as research scholars. Candidates should be committed to the School’s mission of preparing leaders for diverse forms of ministry in religious communities and faith-based organizations, as well as teaching doctoral students in theology and psychology for the professoriate, clinical practice, and other forms of scholarship within the interdisciplinary context of a research university. Responsibilities and opportunities include teaching three courses per year in masters and doctoral programs of the School of Theology, often in collaborative programs with other Boston University schools; these are courses focused on the intersections of theology, religion, and psychology. In addition, the person will participate in psychotherapy training and research of the Albert and Jessie Danielsen Institute, which operates an out-patient mental health clinic, supervises a clinical training program, and supports the teaching program of the School of Theology and other units of Boston University. Boston University expects excellence in teaching and research and is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to engaged scholarship in a multicultural environment. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research plans, a major publication sample, and three professional references (sent separately).

Nominations and applications should be emailed to nbieniek@bu.edu or posted to Mr. Nathan Bieniek, Danielsen Search Committee, Boston University School of Theology, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Suite 110, Boston, MA 02215. FAX applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is selected. Boston University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

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