Louisville Institute, Associate Director

Location: Louisville Institute

Position: Associate Director

Start Date: July 1, 2021

Application Due: February 8, 2021

Job Description

The Louisville Institute seeks applications for the position of Associate Director to begin on July 1, 2021. Funded by Lilly Endowment Inc., the Louisville Institute, through its grant-making, contributes to the flourishing of Christian faith communities and the study of religion in North America through the funded research of the scholars, pastoral leaders, colleges, universities, seminaries, and faith communities with which the Institute works. The Associate Director provides administrative leadership to Institute research grant programs (Pastoral Study Project grants, Project Grant for Researchers, Sabbatical Grant for Researchers, First Book Grant for Scholars of Color), as well as advocates for pastors and other ministry practitioners in the research work of the Louisville Institute. A full description of the position, and desired qualifications can be found in the position profile: LI Associate Director Description


To apply, please send application materials to search@louisville-institute.org. A complete application will include:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • responses to these two application questions:
    1. How can a granting institution influence the study of religion and nourish vitality within academic and faith  community settings?
    2. What challenges the relevance of religion in North America, especially with regard to faith communities and higher education?
  • contact information of three professional references.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications received by February 8, 2021 are assured full consideration.

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