[Job Posting] Emmanuel College at the University of Toronto: Assistant Professor of Practical Theology and Spiritual Care

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2021-01-27
Advertised until: 2021-03-28

Emmanuel College invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Practical Theology and Spiritual Care. This is a two-year, contract-limited appointment at the rank of assistant professor. The successful candidate will possess the ability to teach a variety of theories and practices of spiritual care to students from diverse religious and spiritual traditions. Expertise in one or more of the following teaching areas is desirable: trauma informed approaches, family systems, Indigenous healing modalities, aging/human development, mindfulness-based modalities, and spiritually integrated psychotherapy. Demonstrated excellence in research and teaching is essential. A completed PhD or equivalent in Spiritual or Pastoral Care (or related discipline) prior to the position start date is preferred, but consideration will be given to ABD candidates nearing the completion of their degree.

Emmanuel College is a college of Victoria University in the University of Toronto, a member institution of the Toronto School of Theology and a theological school of the United Church of Canada that provides educational programs (all offered conjointly with the University of Toronto) designed for Christians, Muslims, Buddhists and others preparing for a variety of vocations. All qualified applicants are invited to apply; however, priority will be given to qualified Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Information about the College can be viewed on our website. A detailed description of the position can be viewed here. Emmanuel College is committed to equity in access to employment and a diverse and inclusive workplace. The College encourages applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Review of applications will begin after 15 March 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

The appointment is to commence on or after 1 July 2021 and conclude on 30 June 2023. Please send c.v. and letter of application (indicating qualifications and experience related to this position) and arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent separately. Materials should be submitted electronically to ec.searches@utoronto.ca, attn. Principal Michelle Voss Roberts.

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