Employment Opportunities

The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC) welcomes applications and nominations for a full-time Director of Contextual Education for a 5-year renewable term. Primary responsibilities include focused attention to the contextual education and formation of Masters students in collaboration with congregations, synods, and other faith-based organizations. The Director of Contextual Education is considered an appointed member of the regular faculty and will work collaboratively with the faculty and staff to administer and adapt a framework for contextual education that is integrated with LSTC’s public church curriculum and responsive to the rapidly changing nature of ministerial leadership in the local church.  For more information, please see: https://www.lstc.edu/about/resources/employment


The University of Chicago Divinity School is hiring a Director of Field Education and Community Engagement. For more information and to apply online: https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Hyde-Park-Campus/Director-of-Field-Education-and-Community-Engagement_JR03322%20. Questions may be directed to Sara Bigger at sfbigger@uchicago.edu


Bethany Theological Seminary has an opening for a tenure-track faculty position in Ministry Formation, beginning fall 2019. For more details and application instructions, please visit: https://bethanyseminary.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Min-Formation_Job-Announcement.pdf.

Application Deadline: December 1, 2018.


United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio has a Director of Contextual Ministries position opening. For more details and applications instructions, please visit: http://united.edu/united-job-openings/

Applications should be submitted by mid-December 2018. The hiring process is expected to start with interviews in early Spring semester 2019, and with the position beginning in July 2019.


Luther Seminary has two openings: 1) Contextual Learning Coordinator, a five-year grant-funded pilot project called MDivX, and 2) Candidacy Coordinator. For position descriptions and application details, please visit: https://www.luthersem.edu/employment/positions_Luther.aspx