Faculty Openings

Adjunct Faculty Openings

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary—Boston is currently seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach in a variety of subject areas. We are looking for passionate urban leaders with academic credentials to join the teaching team here at the Center for Urban Ministerial Education (CUME).

We are looking for individuals deeply rooted in the Christian faith ready to teach a diverse population of students who are preparing for leadership in ministry through theological education. We are accepting letters of interest for all divisions including: Practical Theology/Ministry Studies, Biblical Studies and Theology.

We welcome letters of interest from church leaders, as well as those with experience and expertise in outreach and community mobilization including in a wide range of fields such as education, health, human services, social work, justice, public administration and business. We are expanding our offerings in subjects such as Family and Youth Intervention Programs, Organizational Leadership and Development and Community Development.

Candidates with a Master’s Degree or higher, professional experience, and teaching (or training) experience are encouraged to send a letter of interest to online to Human Resources or the Boston Dean’s Office. If you wish to send information directly to the Dean’s Office, send your information to the attention of Winsome Kelly, Administrative Assistant to the Dean, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 90 Warren St., Roxbury, MA 02119. We welcome email inquiries with an attached letter and resume or curriculum vitae. Emails with attachments should be sent to bostondean@gordonconwell.edu.

Part-time Course, Seminar, and Workshop Instructors

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary—Boston is currently seeking part-time adjunct faculty, seminar and workshop course instructors to teach in newly developed practical ministry courses in the Boston, Springfield, MA, and Hartford, CT areas. We are looking for people deeply rooted in the Christian faith with a proven track record in church-based ministry, teaching adults, community outreach and international and/or domestic relief work. We are particularly interested in those who possess organizational, strategic planning, community mobilization and organizing skills appropriate for the urban context.

Individuals must be able to teach a diverse population of adult learners preparing for leadership in ministry in a variety of contexts. We welcome letters of interest from Christian leaders from a wide range of fields related to practical theology or ministry including education, health, human services, social work, justice, public administration and business. We are seeking people with experience and expertise to help students develop practical skills for ministry in one or more areas including the following:

  • Family and Youth Prevention and Intervention Programs
  • Organizational Leadership and Development
  • Community Development and Community Organizing
  • Strategic Planning and Program Development
  • Needs Assessment and Evaluation
  • Conflict Management

Please submit a letter of application stating your area of expertise and a summary of relevant experiences online to Human Resources. If you wish to send information directly to the Boston Dean’s Office, send it with attention to Winsome Kelly, Administrative Assistant to the Dean, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 90 Warren St., Roxbury, MA 02119. Emails with a letter and resume or curriculum vitae attached are also welcomed. Emails with attachments should be sent to bostondean@gordonconwell.edu.

Assistant Professor of Counseling

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary-Charlotte announces a permanent full-time tenure track faculty position in the Graduate Programs in Counseling beginning in the summer of 2016.

Academic Experience
The person seeking this position should have a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision. The ideal candidate should also have graduate theological training. A strong biblical and theological understanding of the field of counseling for integration purposes is essential. Scholarly participation in the field of counseling is expected. In addition, the candidate should be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of North Carolina. Also, a willingness to pursue certification as an Approved Supervisor by the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT) is desirable.

Clinical and Ministry Experience
The candidate for this position should have significant clinical experience and demonstrate the ability to work with a wide range of clients and students from a variety of national, cultural and ethnic backgrounds. The capacity to contribute to the multi-cultural mission of the seminary is desirable. Also, the capacity to teach in the area of Pastoral Counseling and/or Spiritual Formation would be advantageous.

Spiritual Maturity
Candidates for this position will be persons of outstanding Christian character and have a history of significant involvement with the local church. The candidate should also be a person with flexibility to work with colleagues who come from different backgrounds with a variety of theoretical orientations. It is expected that faculty members at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary will be able to affirm the basis of faith, community life statement and mission statement of the seminary. It is also expected that faculty members of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary will be concerned for the total development of students including their spiritual nurture.

Classroom Teaching
It is required that the person seeking this position will have demonstrated competence in teaching and learning. The normal academic load is six courses per year, plus faculty supervision with small groups of counseling students. Every effort will be made to utilize the personal and professional strengths of the candidate while meeting the developmental needs of the students in the program. Courses will include the candidate's area of specialty and other counseling courses complementary to the present faculty teaching competencies. Experienced use of various instructional technologies and delivery systems is highly desirable.

To Apply
Send Formal Resumes and a list of three references to Adele Jordan, assistant to the dean, at ajordan@gcts.edu. The deadline for submission of resumes is March 31, 2016. Only electronic inquiries and documents will be processed.