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Candler at Emory University provides an uncommonly rewarding work environment. People are drawn to work here to enrich and change lives. They are attracted by the opportunity to participate in the community life of a top-ranked university. Emory ranks as the second-largest private employer in the metro Atlanta area. Candler students may seek internships and part-time jobs on campus with various departments and research projects.

Current Openings

Faculty Position: Episcopal and Anglican Studies

Candler School of Theology invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position in Episcopal and Anglican Studies to begin in fall 2021. Appointments can be made at any rank, including Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor.

The successful candidate will have a research focus that substantively relates to Episcopal and Anglican Studies but may be rooted in any one of a number of disciplines, including but not limited to history, Latinx studies, liturgy, preaching, sexuality and gender, religious education, theology, or world Christianity. Successful candidates will hold a Ph.D. or Th.D. in a relevant field by the time of appointment. The appointee must be able to contribute to the academic leadership of Candler’s Episcopal and Anglican Studies Program, a growing program that currently enrolls thirty students. Such leadership will include developing and teaching a range of courses, and shaping the curriculum to form students for ministry in the global Anglican communion. Candidates should have significant experience in parish life and knowledge of the ecclesial landscape of The Episcopal Church. The ability to contribute to a broad theological curriculum, and to situate one’s teaching within larger (viz., ecumenical, inter-religious, multifaith, and/or global) contexts is essential. Scholarly engagement with issues of gender, race, and cultural diversity is highly desirable; and applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring a student body that is diverse with respect to race, gender, and theological perspective.

The appointee will be expected to teach across the degree programs of Candler School of Theology, including the MDiv, MTS, and DMin programs. They will have shared responsibility for introductory course sequences and participate in the Episcopal and Anglican Contextual Education program. The appointee must also have a research and publication agenda to equip them to participate in the Graduate Division of Religion in the Laney Graduate School of Emory University. In addition to teaching and research, faculty members of Candler School of Theology are committed to service, both within the school and in the larger church and community.

Women, minorities, people with disabilities, LGBTQ persons and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.  Ordination recognized by The Episcopal Church preferred.

At this stage, we ask applicants to submit a cover letter and CV only. Candidates’ cover letters should include a brief statement about their experience and approach to teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds. Candidates should apply online at https://faculty-emory.icims.com/jobs/58928/job by uploading the letter of interest and curriculum vitae. Inquiries to Professor Ian McFarland, Search Chair, at ian.mcfarland@emory.edu

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status.


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Faculty Position: Pastoral Care and Counseling

Candler School of Theology invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position in Pastoral Care and Counseling with a focus on chaplaincy to begin in the Fall of 2021.  Appointments can be made at any rank including Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor.

The successful candidate will have a well-defined research focus within the field of pastoral care, pastoral theology, chaplaincy studies, spiritual care, pastoral counseling, or a closely related discipline alongside a demonstrated capacity to lead an emerging program in chaplaincy at Candler. The new concentration in chaplaincy prepares M.Div. students for spiritual care in a variety of settings including clinical, criminal justice, military, and educational settings.  The candidate will hold a Ph.D. or Th.D. in the field by the time of appointment. The ability to contribute to a broad theological curriculum and situate chaplaincy and pastoral care and counseling within larger ecumenical, inter-religious and/or global contexts is essential. Scholarly engagement pertaining to gender, race, and cultural diversity is highly desirable.  All applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student body with respect to race, gender, and theological perspective.

The appointees selected for this position will develop and teach courses in several of the degree programs of Candler School of Theology, including the MDiv, MTS, and DMin programs. They will have shared responsibility for introductory sequences and regular faculty rotation in the Contextual Education program. Appointees will have a research and publication agenda to equip them to participate in the Graduate Division of Religion in the Laney Graduate School of Emory University. In addition to teaching and research, faculty members of Candler School of Theology are committed to service, both within the school and in the larger church and community.

Women, minorities, people with disabilities, LGBTQ persons and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply as are candidates within the Wesleyan tradition (e.g., UMC, AME, AMEZ, CME, Nazarene).

At this stage, we ask applicants to submit a cover letter and CV only. Candidates’ cover letters should include a brief statement about their experience and approach to teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds. Candidates should apply online at : https://faculty-emory.icims.com/jobs/58583/job by uploading their letter of interest and curriculum vitae by November 15, 2020. Inquiries to Dr. Marla Frederick, Search Chair, at marla.frederick@emory.edu.

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