United Theological Seminary

Work with Us

Join the team at a progressive, mission-driven organization dedicated to preparing leaders who transform the world.


Johnson-Fry Endowed Chair in World Religions and Intercultural Studies (Assistant/Associate Professor)

United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities invites applications for a new endowed tenure-track position: Assistant/Associate Professor of World Religions and Intercultural Studies. Responsibilities include: teaching five courses per academic year at the graduate (seminary) level. Regular faculty expectations include engaging in scholarly activity (research, conferences, publications), advising students, and serving on seminary committees.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in religious studies (or other discipline focusing on the academic study of world religions) and with an adjacent or secondary expertise in intercultural studies. PhD or equivalent must be completed within one year of start date. Personal religious identity or affiliation of the instructor is open. Persons of color, women, and members of the LGBTQIA community are especially encouraged to apply.

Please send a cover letter, CV, and three letters of reference (should be submitted directly from references) to ahovell@unitedseminary.edu. Review of applications will commence on October 15, 2021 and will be accepted until the position has been filled.

United is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity. It is the seminary’s policy to make employment decisions in a manner that will further this principle and comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Therefore, as required by applicable federal, state or local laws, the seminary’s decisions about recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, compensation, benefits and all similar employment decisions will be made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, or any other class status protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.


United has a job board where churches and other organizations can post openings for ministry and related fields that might be of interest to United students, alumni, and friends. See the job board here to view the current opportunities or submit your position to be included on this page.