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22 augustus 2019

Vacature: Profileringsleerstoel Geestelijke Verzorging

Vacancy: Full Professor/Associate Professor Chaplaincy Studies

Who will join the Protestant Theological University (PThU)? We are looking for a full/associate professor of Chaplaincy Studies, based in Groningen. Are you interested in this vacancy or do you know a suitable candidate? Contact us!

In our mission to profile the dedicated, professional and well-trained chaplain, we offer a post for a candidate with an emerging national/international reputation. As per December 1, 2019, we have a vacancy for a:

Full professor/Associate professor

Profiling the chair of Chaplaincy Studies (0,8 - 1.0 FTE)


We want to get in touch with candidates who can contribute to the development, teaching, assessment, and administration of the BA and MA programmes (full-time and part-time) of the PThU in Groningen and Amsterdam, as well as post graduate education.


The candidate will be committed to high-quality research, publication, and dissemination of findings in the field of Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy Studies. The PThU is a centre of excellence in this field and the candidate is expected to contribute to, to develop, and to support research initiatives with colleagues in our university as well as with national and international partners.


Also, the new professor will undertake administrative duties related to the activities of the PThU, such as representing the PThU in marketing and recruitment of students, and assuming a leading role in professional associations and networks.


The PThU is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce. Therefore, women and candidates of non-Dutch origin are explicitly invited to apply.

Profiling chair

The area of Chaplaincy Studies is precious to our university. That is the reason we decided to create a profiling chair. The Master of Theology at the PThU in Groningen offers a specialization in chaplaincy. This study in Groningen consists of a broad orientation in theology, partly in conversation with students from different parts of the world.

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Want to know more? Read the complete job description here