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Job posting

Director, Toronto school of Theology

The Toronto School of Theology (TST), affiliated with the University of Toronto, invites applications for the position of Director. The appointment is for a term of five years commencing July 1, 2019.

This position is open to internal and external candidates, and is a seconded position from a TST member college at 60% time as TST’s Director, and 40% time as a faculty member of a TST member school.  For an internal candidate, the position is a secondment from a TST member college.  For a successful external candidate, a faculty position will be arranged at a member college.

The Toronto School of Theology (TST), the largest ecumenical consortium for theological education in Canada, is comprised of seven member theological schools:  Emmanuel College (United Church of Canada), Knox College (Presbyterian Church in Canada), Regis College (Roman Catholic: Jesuit), St. Augustine’s Seminary (Roman Catholic: Diocesan), Faculty of Theology, University of St. Michael’s College (Roman Catholic: Basilian), Faculty of Divinity, University of Trinity College (Anglican), and Wycliffe College (Anglican).

TST is fully accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, as are TST’s seven member schools.  Academic standards are consistent with those of the University of Toronto, which holds TST accountable through a highly developed process of quality assurance.  The TST consortium offers a full range of professional and academic degrees.  Degree programs operate at the post-baccalaureate level, and many degrees are conferred conjointly with the University of Toronto.  All TST students are registered in a member college; TST itself does not register or admit students in degree programs, and does not confer degrees.  For more information, please visit the TST website: www.tst.edu

For the application process, click the link below : Job posting TST Director 

Announcing a new book series

Advancing Studies in Religion

A book series sponsored by the Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion, published by McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Series editor: Christine Mitchell, St. Andrew’s College, University of Saskatchewan

Series description: Advancing Studies in Religion catalyzes and provokes original research in the study of religion with a critical edge. The series advances the study of religion in method and theory, textual interpretation, theological studies and the understanding of lived religious experience. Rooted in the long and diverse traditions of the study of religion in Canada, the series demonstrates awareness of the complex genealogy of religion as a category and a discipline. ASR welcomes submissions from authors researching religion in varied contexts and with diverse methodologies.

The CCSR has moved its English-language book publishing programme to McGill-Queen’s University Press. Members of the CCSR’s constituent societies—Canadian Society of Biblical Studies, Canadian Society for the Study of Religion, Canadian Society of Patristic Studies, Canadian Theological Society, Société canadienne de théologie, Société quebecoise pour l’étude de la religion—are invited to submit English-language proposals for inclusion in the series ASR. A French-language series is also being launched at Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal.

The MQUP book proposal guidelines can be found at: http://www.mqup.ca/submitting-a-proposal-pages-164.php. All manuscripts will be peer-reviewed and subject to the approval of the publications review committee of MQUP.

Questions and proposals may be addressed to:
Christine Mitchell, Series Editor, christine.mitchell@usask.ca
or, Kyla Madden, Senior Editor MQUP, kyla.madden@mcgill.ca