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At the UEM, all staff members are important. You will find our current vacancies here.

In our international communion we work in a multidisciplinary and intercultural team! Our worksites are as diverse as our co-workers. Join our team. We are looking forward to your unsolicited application sent per email to personal[at]vemission.org.

Job vacancies within the UEM

  • Theological Lecturer (Sri Lanka)

    The United Evangelical Mission (UEM) is an international communion of 35 churches in Africa, Asia and Germany, and Bethel. The UEM members support each other in facing present day missionary challenges, among others through the exchange of personnel and sharing of resources.

    On behalf of the Methodist Church of Sri Lanka we are looking for a

    Theological Lecturer

    The Methodist Church in Sri Lanka, together with other Protestant churches, jointly having a theological training centre in Pilimatalawa (near Kandy) www.tclsl.org. This was founded in 1963 by the Methodist, Baptist, Anglican and Presbyterian Churches in Sri Lanka, for the basic, further and advanced training of their pastors. The vast majority of Sri Lanka’s pastors are trained in the above-mentioned institution. For this reason, the Methodist Church is requesting the assignment of an ordained theologian holding a Master or PhD in theology in order to teach Old Testament or, New Testament or Theology of Religions.

    We are seeking a person, who, alongside theological qualifications, also has parish work experience. He or she should have an excellent command of English.

    Our member church expects employees to be prepared to work in an internationally composed staff and to integrate into the work and life of the parishes and church in Sri Lanka.

    The appointment will be for a period of three years, with the possibility of extension.

    Please send your application letter with CV via Email to Mrs. Christina Bergmann,

    personal[at]vemission.org, until 30 November 2018.

    Find the Guidelines for Applications with further information here:

    Theological Lecturer PDF

  • Lecturer on Theology (Church History)

    The United Evangelical Mission (UEM) is an international communion of 35 churches in Africa, Asia and Germany, and Bethel. The UEM members support each other in facing present day missionary challenges, among others through the exchange of personnel and sharing of resources.

    For serving the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies at the Protestant Institute of Art and Social Science (PIASS) at Butare/Ruanda we are looking for a

    Lecturer on Theology

    (Church History)

    The PIASS is a Christian institution of higher learning privately owned by five Rwandan protestant churches, among those the Presbyterian Church in Rwanda (EPR), member church of UEM. PIASS was opened in 2010 in Butare in the southern province of the country. It builds upon the Protestant Theological Faculty (FTPB) set up in1990 that took over from the School of Theology of Butare (ETB) established in 1970.

    PIASS aims to provide higher education, taking into account national, regional and international levels as well as to create and build skilled human resources, with strong ethical values of the Gospel. The objectives of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies are among others to train theologians and pastors in order that they are able to meet the needs of Church and Society and to promote research in various fields, particularly in theology, education and development through organizing conferences and seminars.

    Qualification:

    • PhD in theology, preferably in Church history or Systematic theology.
    • Professional experience of some years of teaching at a university
    • Ecumenical and international experience
    • The candidate must master English, French being optional.

    The appointment will be for a period of three years with the possibility of extension.

    Please send your application letter with CV via Email to Mrs. Christina Bergmann, personal[at]vemission.org, until 30 November 2018.

    Find the Guidelines for Applications with further information here:

    Lecturer on Theology pdf

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  • Medical Doctor / Health worker on Mentawai island, Indonesia

    The United Evangelical Mission (UEM) is an international communion of 35 churches in Africa, Asia and Germany, and Bethel. The UEM members support each other in facing present day missionary challenges, among others through the exchange of personnel and sharing of resources.

    On behalf of our member church, the Protestant Christian Church in Mentawai (GKPM) in Indonesia we are looking for a

     Medical Doctor / Health worker

    Mission work on Mentawai islands (West Sumatra) was started in 1901 by the Rhenisch Mission. The GKPM was founded 1978. Today the church has 26.500 members and employs 23 pastors and ten assistant pastors/evangelists. On Mentawai islands 80% of the population is Christian (mainly protestant).

    The islands of Mentawai are very isolated from the rest of Sumatra and medical services are underdeveloped. Many people are suffering from malnutrition and other sickness caused by poor basic health care. However there are signs of hope: Buildings are currently under construction, presently a doctor from the U.S. helps in the GKPM clinic in Nemnemleleu.

    In order to face these challenges the UEM, on behalf of the GKPM, searches a qualified, experienced and committed medical doctor or heath worker for GKPM´s polyclinic in Nemmemleleu. GKPM expects the UEM co-worker to contribute to the restructuring of the health care system and in the revitalization of the medical services as well as to develop and implement a structure for a community based health care in the congregations.

    The following qualifications are needed:

    • Degree in medicine and permit to practise in Indonesia
    • Readiness to serve in the societies in the field of health care
    • Counselling skills
    • Professional experience of some years
    • Ecumenical and international experience
    • Mother tongue: Bahasa Indonesia, good English language skills
    • Member of a Christian church

    The appointment will be for a period of three years with the possibility of extension.

    Please send applications (application letter with an endorsement of a UEM member church plus UEM application form; available under www.vemission.org/applicationform to United Evangelical Mission

    Team Personal -  Rudolfstraße 137  -  42285 Wuppertal - Germany

    personal[at]vemission.org

    Job advertisement as PDF

  • Pastor (f/m) in Germany

    The United Evangelical Mission (UEM) is an international communion of 35 churches in Africa, Asia and Germany, and Bethel. The UEM members support each other in facing present day missionary challenges, among others through the exchange of personnel and sharing of resources.

    We are looking for a

    Pastor (m/f)

    In the framework of the South North personal exchange of the UEM the church district of Iserlohn in the Evangelical Church of Westphalia is looking for an ordained pastor (m/f) from the Eglise du Christ au Congo (ECC) who is willing to live and to work in Germany for a period of minimum three and maximum six years. The expected start of this period will be in the first half of 2019.

    Your tasks:

    • pastoral work in the congregation, including worship services and parish groups
    • planning and implementation of projects with children, youth and adults
    • participation in different committees of the congregation and the district

    Your qualifications:

    • theological qualification and ordination
    • work experience in parish work of some years
    • ecumenical and international experience and competence
    • ability to work in a team

    The ability to communicate fluently in German is a requirement for the position. A first language course shall be started before departure in DR Congo. At the beginning of the period in Germany there will be an intensive language course of four to six months ending with a final exam. The successful completion of the exam is prerequisite for the position.

    Please send your application letter with CV via email to Mrs. Christina Bergmann, personal[at]vemission.org, until 15.10.2018.

    Find the guidelines for applications with further information here.

    Download advertisement here.


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