Employment

 

Faculty Position in Practical Theology

Please note: due to a technical difficulty, some applications may not have been received. We are asking anyone who submitted materials and who did not receive a confirmation email to re-submit their materials to beth.ferguson@upsem.edu. The new review date is Nov. 1st. Our apologies for any inconvenience.

Union Presbyterian Seminary invites applicants for the position of Assistant (or Associate) Professor in Practical Theology.  The person appointed to this position will be based in Charlotte and will teach courses on both the Charlotte and Richmond campuses, as well as across all degree programs and platforms, and through in-person, hybrid, and distance formats. The candidate is expected to have demonstrated competence in pastoral/spiritual care, worship, or preaching, and will offer courses that meet core requirements and electives in areas of professional interest. Preference will be given to applicants with leadership experience in congregations, non-parish ministries, and/or non-profit settings.

Letters of application, including a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references, should be addressed to Richard Boyce, Vice President and Academic Dean, Charlotte Campus, Union Presbyterian Seminary, 5141 Sharon Road, Charlotte, NC, 28210, beth.ferguson@upsem.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

For complete information about this position, please see the link below for the full job description.

Practical Theology Position Description


Faculty Position in American Religious History and Mission

Union Presbyterian Seminary invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of American Religious History and Mission (tenure-track), to serve primarily on our Charlotte, North Carolina campus. The seminary seeks a historian who has expertise in American Christianity, plus research interests in mission-related topics, such as diaspora Christianity, religion of the enslaved, or indigenous expressions of the Christian tradition. Beyond teaching specialized courses, the successful candidate will be expected to teach general courses on historical topics from the Reformation to the contemporary moment. The successful candidate holds a Ph.D. or comparable degree in History, Religion, or a related field.

Letters of application, including a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references, should be addressed to Richard Boyce, Vice President and Academic Dean, Charlotte Campus, Union Presbyterian Seminary, 5141 Sharon Road, Charlotte, NC, 28210 rboyce@upsem.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

For complete information about this position, please see the link below for the full job description.

Faculty Position in American Religious History Job Description


Instructional Designer

Union Presbyterian Seminary (UPSem) invites applications and nominations for an Instructional Designer. The physical location of this position will be on the Richmond or Charlotte campus and is negotiable. Wherever located, the incumbent in this position will serve instructional design needs on both campuses and therefore will travel to the campus where the position is not located.  This is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position with primary responsibility in administration, with year-round responsibilities. The person appointed to this position will be assigned a faculty rank commensurate with their background and qualifications for this position, and will report to the VP for Academic Affairs and Academic Dean (Richmond campus).

Letters of application, including a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references, should be addressed to Ken McFayden, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Academic Dean, Richmond Campus, Union Presbyterian Seminary, 3401 Brook Road, Richmond, Virginia 23227, staylor@upsem.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

For complete information about this position, please see the link below for the full job description.

Position Announcement–Instructional Designer–Apr2021


Director of Supervised Ministry and Vocational Planning in Richmond

Union Presbyterian Seminary (UPSem) invites applications and nominations for a Director of Supervised Ministry and Vocational Planning and (Professor) of Supervised Ministry to serve primarily on our Richmond, Virginia campus. The incumbent in this position works closely and collegially with a parallel position on the Charlotte campus.  This is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position with primary responsibility in administration, with year-round responsibilities. The person appointed to this position will be assigned a faculty rank commensurate with their background and qualifications for this position.

Letters of application, including a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references, should be addressed to Ken McFayden, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Academic Dean, Richmond Campus, Union Presbyterian Seminary, 3401 Brook Road, Richmond, Virginia 23227, staylor@upsem.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.  Please see the attached position description for more information.

Position Announcement–SMVPO–RIC–Apr2021

 



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Union Presbyterian Seminary is a graduate educational institution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and an EO/AA employer committed to increasing the gender, racial-ethnic, and international and cultural diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. Since its formation in 1812, it has sustained the intention of its founders to provide education for Christian ministry that is scholarly, pastoral, and engaged with contemporary life.