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Opening: Tenure-Track Prof. (Open Rank) of Pastoral Care and Counseling (Boston College School of Theology and Ministry)

  • October 06, 2018 1:19 AM
    Message # 6709688
    George Faithful (Administrator)

    Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry (STM) seeks to appoint a tenure- track professor in Pastoral Care and Counseling; rank is open. This appointment will be within the STM’s Department of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry (DREPM), to begin Fall 2019.

    Candidates should possess a commitment to theological education for lay and ordained ministry, a keen knowledge of Catholic polity and pastoral life, and approach their teaching and research with sensitivity to pastoral needs and cultural diversity in interdisciplinary, multi-cultural, and multi-lingual contexts.

    Candidates should be prepared to teach general introductory and specialized courses in pastoral care and counseling.

    Candidates should have an earned doctorate in Pastoral Care and Counseling, Psychology of Religion or a closely related field; both pastoral and clinical experience are preferred.

    We will begin reviewing applications after October 31, 2018, though the position will remain open until filled.

    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: For more information, please contact:
    •    Jane E. Regan, Chair, Department of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry: or
    •    Karen E. Smith, Academic Services Specialist:
    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

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