Islamic Spiritual Care

Emmanuel College invites applications for a full-time, teaching-stream assistant professor position in Islamic Spiritual Care. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. or Th.D. in a field related to psychotherapy or spiritual care/chaplaincy and possess the ability to teach spiritual care from an Islamic perspective. Expertise in one or more of the following teaching areas is desirable: the history, tenets, and practices of diverse Islamic traditions; practical theology; use of rituals and spiritual practices in care; perspectives of psychotherapy, chaplaincy, mental health, and ethics. Demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarly research is essential. It is recommended that the successful candidate be a certified member of CASC and/or a Registered Psychotherapist (CRPO) or be willing to gain these qualifications.


Emmanuel 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. Information about the College and a detailed description of the position can be viewed on our website. 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 1 September 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.


The appointment is to commence on or after 01 July 2020. 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 Jo-Ann Graham at, attn.: Principal Michelle Voss Roberts.


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