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Applications invited – Director – Christian research association in Melbourne

The Christian Research Association is seeking a director who will
organise, conduct and report on research on religious faith and church
life in the Australian context. The Director will have experience in
qualitative and quantitative research as well as management and
communication skills. The Director will work with a small team to serve the churches and their agencies of all denominations, to develop the work of the Association in providing high quality research. It is expected that the Director will work in Melbourne.

A full position description is available at

For more information, contact Rev Dr Philip Hughes at the Christian
Research Association by email ( or phone (03)
8819 0123.

Position Available – Quality Officer ACT Sydney

The Australian College of Theology (ACT) are seeking a permanent Quality Officer to be employed full-time or part time from October 2015 within the ACT’s administrative office located in the Sydney CBD.   Advertisement – Quality Officer

Brisbane ANZATS Seminar – Assessment in Theological Education

You are invited to the next Brisbane branch of the Australian New Zealand Association of Theological Schools (ANZATS) on 11 September 2015. Charles de Jongh is the guest speaker, on “Assessment in theological education”.  Charles did his doctorate of education in Assessment. He has completed a doctoral thesis on ‘Theories of multiple intelligences and learning assessment for deep learning in higher education’, as well as a thesis on ‘The Significance of Hermeneutical Method in Recent Biblical Scholarship: Theory and Practice’. Time is 1 to 3.30 pm, with the meeting of Brisbane ANZATS college representatives from 12 to 12.50 beforehand.

Brisbane Meetings in 2016 are proposed for 4 March 2016 and August 19 2016

Please let me know of potential clashes on these dates and possible speakers and topics.

Contact Dr Sam Hey for details at

ANZATS CONFERENCE in 2016 – 3-6 July – with Dr Serene Jones

The ANZATS CONFERENCE in 2016 will be held on Sunday 3 to Wednesday 6 July 2016 The Keynote Speaker is Rev Dr Serene Jones who is the  16th President of  Union Theological  Seminary  in New York. The 2016 ANZATS conference will be hosted by the University of Divinity, and will be held at  the Trinity College Theological School and the Pilgrim Theological College, both in Parkville,  Melbourne.  Details and the call for Papers can be found at –  The 2016 ANZATS conference will be immediately preceded by the Luther@500 conference.  Hosted  by  the  Australian  Lutheran  College   this  conference  will  be  a  major  event  in  anticipation  of  the  500th anniversary  of  the  Reformation  in  2017.  It  will  be  held  at  the  Catholic Leadership Centre in East Melbourne  from 28 June to 3 July 2016. Details can be found at