Pastoral Care and Counseling, Boston College

Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry (STM) seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor in Pastoral Care and Counseling. In exceptional cases, a higher level appointment may be considered. This appointment will be within the STM’s Department of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry (DREPM), to begin Fall 2017.

Candidates should have a PhD in Pastoral Care and Counseling, Psychology of Religion or a closely related field. They should also possess a commitment to theological education for lay and ordained ministry among a diverse student body and a personal knowledge of Catholic polity and pastoral life. Candidates should be prepared to teach general introductory and specialized courses in pastoral care and counseling at the graduate level.

We will begin reviewing applications after October 31, 2016, though the position will remain open until filled. Applications should include a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for at least three references. Follow this link to begin the application process:

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Boston College is a leading national Jesuit, Catholic university, enrolling 14,100 students, 9,100 full-time undergraduates and 4,400 graduate and professional students. Located six miles from downtown Boston, the University has 820 full-time faculty, 2,500 employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment of $2.3 billion.

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