Instructional Support Positions (Part-time, Seasonal)

Duke Divinity hires professionals to provide instructional support in the classroom, in the Writing Center, and in student formation programs. Generally, Divinity School contracts the following positions:

  • Preceptor/Teaching Assistant 
  • Course of Study Instructor 
  • Spiritual Formation Leader (MDiv residential programs) 
  • Field Education Reflection Group Leader 
  • Student Pastor Mentor Group Leader 
  • Spiritual Formation Instructor (MA, MDiv-Hybrid, DMin) 
  • Formation for Ministry Peer Group Facilitator (MDiv-Hybrid)
  • Writing Center Tutor or Writing Assessor 
  • Research Assistant

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. 

Duke Divinity aspires to create community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas – an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values. 

Find detailed descriptions of the positions and requirements.

If you are interested in advancing our mission of forming leaders for the church and the world, we invite you to indicate your interest by applying.

Applications are open.

(Interest in Course of Study Instructor, Spiritual Formation Leader, Field Education Reflection Group Leader, Student Pastor Mentor Group Leader, Spiritual Formation Instructor, and Writing Center Tutor or Assessor will be kept on file for 2 years. There is no need to reapply during that time period. Those seeking teaching assistant/preceptor roles must apply each term.)


Duke is authorized to contract with persons working in or from North Carolina, and other states including Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.