Catholic Theological Society of America

Catholic Theological Society of America

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Position in Pastoral/Practical Theology
The Institute of Pastoral Studies at
Loyola University Chicago; Chicago, IL

The Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University Chicago invites applications for a position (rank open) in Pastoral/Practical Theology beginning August 2014. The selected individual will teach courses common to many IPS programs that match the individual's strengths and attend to the diversity of pastoral contexts particularly within the U.S.

The successful applicant will bring an earned doctorate in theology or a related field, and a strong record of (or clear potential for) excellence in research, teaching, distinguished scholarship, and student mentorship in pastoral/practical theology at the interface of ministerial and theological practice.

Candidates must be supportive of Loyola's Catholic and Jesuit mission. Now in its fifth decade as one of the premier academic programs in education for ministry, the IPS contributes vitally to this mission, offering Masters degrees in pastoral studies, divinity, spirituality, pastoral counseling, health care mission leadership, and social justice and community development.

Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and the names of three references through Loyola's online application system which, along with a more complete position description, can be found at: Applications should be received by November 25, 2013 for full consideration.

Inquiries about the position should be directed to: M. Therese Lysaught, Ph.D., Chair, Search Committee,


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