Practical Theology and the Practices of Ministry

Wake Forest University School of Divinity invites applications for a position in Practical Theology and the Practices of Ministry, with preference given to candidates with advanced academic work in Homiletics, Leadership Studies, or Education and Community Formation. The ideal candidate will have multiple competencies in these teaching and research areas. This is an open rank full-time, tenure-track/tenured position beginning July 1, 2017. Preference given to candidates who engage Womanist perspectives and/or critical race theory with these disciplines. Experience with ethnographic and community-based methods will also strengthen the application.

Qualifications include completed PhD or equivalent, a strong commitment to teaching excellence, and demonstrated promise for creative research and publication. For complete details and to apply, go to or call (336) 758-4700. Applications must include a teaching philosophy, statement on research, transcript of highest completed degree, and a CV. Candidates must also supply three confidential letters of reference to be sent separately by their authors to Janice Huesman at huesmajh [at] wfu [dot] edu (pdf preferred, Word documents accepted).

Wake Forest University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but the committee will begin reviewing applications on December 15. Only online applications will be accepted. Specific questions about the position may be addressed to Professor Jill Crainshaw, search committee chair, at crainsjy [at] wfu [dot] edu.

Wake Forest University is an EEO/AA employer.

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