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January 2010 Archives
|WESLEY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, Information Services Librarian (01/26/10)|
Position:Information Services Librarian
Location:Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC
The Library of Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC seeks an innovative, energetic and service-oriented librarian for the position of Information Services. The Wesley library serves primarily seminary faculty and students enrolled in master’s level courses and the D. Min. program.
The Information Services Librarian will develop and implement the Seminary’s Information Literacy Program, lead the library’s efforts to effectively use current and emerging technologies in the provision of information serv... more
|THE FACULTY OF PROTESTANT THEOLOGY, LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITÄT MÜNCHEN, Full Professorship (W 3) in New Testament Studies (01/20/10)|
The Faculty of Protestant Theology of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Germany) invites applications for a
Full Professorship (W 3) in New Testament Studies
commencing on 1 October 2010.
The successful candidate is expected to represent the entire field of New Testament studies in research and teaching at the university. A special focus on New Testament and ancient Judaism is desirable.
The University of Munich welcomes international applications. As a rule the language of instruction is German.
Prerequisites for this position are a university degree, a doctoral degree... more
|GARRETT-EVANGELICAL THEOLOGICAL S EMINARY, Global Christianity and World Religions (12/28/09)|
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Position in Global Christianity and World Religions
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary seeks applicants for a faculty position in Global Christianity and World Religions. The successful candidate will be grounded in ecclesiology and theology of the church in global context. Candidate equipped to teach missiology, cross-cultural analysis and understanding, and interfaith understanding highly desirable. Rank determined in relation to background and experience. United Methodist candidates especially encouraged to apply.
Criteria include demonstrated, or potential for, excellence in class... more
|DEPAUL UNIVERSITY, Catholic Studies Faculty, Open Rank (12/25/09)|
In order to broaden and deepen its commitment to Catholic scholarship and teaching, DePaul University's Department of Catholic Studies intends to hire a new full-time tenure track faculty member, with the appointment to begin in Autumn 2010. Rank is open. All research specialties are welcome, but we have a special interest in candidates with expertise in, and ability to teach Catholic Studies undergraduate courses in these fields: philosophy; Scripture; spirituality; liturgy and sacraments; history and/or theology of the Second Vatican Council; modern church history; aesthetics and modern art. DePaul is the nation's largest Catholic universit... more
|WHEELING JESUIT UNIVERSITY, Assistant Professor of Theology & Biblical Studies (12/25/09)|
The department of Theology and Religious Studies at Wheeling Jesuit University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position in Biblical Studies beginning August 2010, funding pending. QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should be able to teach both Testaments and offer introductory courses in Religion. Additional competencies are an asset. A completed Ph.D. is preferred, but ABD candidates will be given full consideration. Candidates should have teaching experience, show clear evidence of research potential, and be able to contribute to the Catholic and Jesuit mission of the University. CLOSING DATE: January 22, 2010 (deadline e... more
|DEPAUL UNIVERSITY, Associate Director, Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology (12/24/09)|
In order to broaden and deepen its commitment to Catholic scholarship and teaching, DePaul University intends to hire the Associate Director of the Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology with an appointment to begin in Fall 2010. The Associate Director will be someone with the appropriate leadership qualities in order to allow the Center to develop research collaborations around the globe. The appointment will be made in the university's Department of Catholic Studies (and an appropriate course reduction) and will include affiliate membership in the Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology. Rank is open but app... more
|CORNELL UNIVERSITY, Visiting Assistant Professor (12/23/09)|
Cornell University, Department of Near Eastern Studies invites applications for a one-year replacement position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor in Judaism in late antiquity and/or the medieval period. The area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate the ability to teach a total of four courses (two per semester) in at least two of the following areas: Judaism in the late-ancient Near East; Rabbinic literature; comparative Judaic-Islamic traditions; material culture and ancient-medieval Judaism; Judaism and “Mediterraneanism”; Rabbinic Hebrew and Aramaic. A Ph.D. by June 30, 2010 is ... more
|UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO, Director for the Center of Catholic Thought and Culture (12/23/09)|
Director for the Center of Catholic Thought and Culture
The University of San Diego invites applications for the position of Director for the recently established Center for Catholic Thought and Culture. Candidates should be Roman Catholic and steeped in the Roman Catholic intellectual tradition. Candidates must have a distinguished scholarly record and agenda and be interested in teaching. The candidate must also be eligible for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in a department of the College of Arts and Sciences.
The Center for Catholic Thought and Culture has an academic focus. Its primary mission is to pr... more
|LUTHER COLLEGE, Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor of Religion in Biblical Studies, one-year renewal position (12/17/09)|
Luther College invites applicants for a Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor in Religion in Biblical Studies for the 2010-2011 academic year. One-year position with a possibility of renewal for up to a term of 3 years. Preferred: Ph.D./Th.D. at time of appointment (late August 2010); exceptional ABDs will be considered (employed at Instructor rank). Teaching experience required. Specialization may be in either Hebrew Bible or New Testament. The successful candidate will have enthusiasm to teach introductory biblical studies courses and other undergraduate courses in biblical studies and religion. We are seeking a candidate who com... more
|UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S SCHOOL OF RELIGION, Professor of Religion (12/14/09)|
The University of Southern California’s School of Religion is seeking applications for a senior scholar who will bring visionary leadership to the department. Applicant’s personal research interest may be in any area. The School of Religion faculty is committed to extending its development of a broad-based interdisciplinary department that is inclusive of all religious traditions. The successful candidate will be hired at the full professor rank. Preference will be given to scholars whose works engage the theoretical concerns of Religious Studies as a discipline, and to creative leaders with a demonstrated interest in facilitating dialogue b... more
|UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI, Assistant Professor (12/10/09)|
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI
DEPARTMENT OF JUDAIC STUDIES
TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR SEARCH IN
1) BIBLE AND ANCIENT NEAR EAST or 2) MODERN ISRAEL AND JEWISH EUROPEAN HISTORY
The Department of Judaic Studies at the University of Cincinnati invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning September 1, 2010.
The ideal candidate will be a promising scholar engaged in active research, whose program will enhance the department’s reputation on and off campus. S/he will teach a variety of introductory and advanced courses in Judaic Studies, serve on committees, and work diligently to fu... more
|GLASGOW UNIVERSITY, Fellow in Old Testament Studies (12/09/09)|
The post holder will be required to actively contribute to teaching on established programmes in Biblical Studies, to undertake research and administration as directed by the Head of Department.... more
|KENRICK-GLENNON SEMINARY, Professor of Old Testament (12/09/09)|
Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, the major seminary of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Saint Louis, is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position in Old Testament. Applicants should be Roman Catholic, exemplify the Gospel in their lives, and manifest a love for the Eucharist as a source and summit of the Church’s life. They should possess an advanced, preferably terminal degree, be dedicated to the total formation of seminary students, and be willing to contribute with students and colleagues to a genuine community of faith, formation, and learning. They should be capable of historical/critical, literary, and textual analyses of Sc... more
|LETOURNEAU UNIVERSITY, Faculty - Christian Ministries Worship Arts (12/09/09)|
A tenure track position in the Department of Biblical Studies and Christian Ministries. LeTourneau University seeks a successful educator with a maturing and enthusiastic Christian faith who is committed to the evangelical theological tradition. The successful candidate will also support the mission statement and doctrinal affirmation of the University. The candidate must be able to teach broadly within the discipline of Christian Ministries with a special focus in Worship Arts.
Ph.D. or Th.D., with extensive graduate hours in worship arts or related field, is preferred. Holders of a Masters in Ministry or a related fiel... more
|MARIAN UNIVERSITY, Assistant Professor in Biblical Theology (12/09/09)|
Marian University, a Franciscan Catholic University located in Indianapolis, Indiana is accepting applications from qualified individuals to fill a one year renewable position in Theology to begin August 2010.
The successful candidate is expected to teach a 4-4 load that includes courses in Old Testament and New Testament, as well as a common introduction to Christian theology. Incumbent must be able to teach and mentor undergraduate students and to contribute to the department, the university and the community.
Requirements include Ph.D. in Theology or S.S.D. or S.T.D., and two plus years teaching experience, and willingness to seek... more
|PITTS THEOLOGY LIBRARY, EMORY UNIVERSITY, Reference Librarian (12/09/09)|
Pitts Theology Library, Emory University
The Pitts Theology Library announces an opening for a Reference Librarian to begin on or before June 1, 2010. One of Emory University's six instructional libraries, Pitts supports the programs of the Candler School of Theology and the university's doctoral programs in religion. Its collections include over 550,000 volumes, and its staff of 16 supports vigorous programs in archives, special collections, and digital imaging. Planning for a new library facility is underway. Further information about the Pitts Library can be found at www.pitts... more
|SOCIETY OF BIBLICAL LITERATURE, Executive Director (11/25/09)|
The Society of Biblical Literature invites nominations and applications for the position of Executive Director, effective July 1, 2010. The premier scholarly and professional association of biblical scholars, the SBL has a current membership of more than 9000, a staff of 25, and an annual operating budget of about $3,000,000. It is a constituent society of the American Council of Learned Societies. The mission of the SBL is "foster biblical scholarship," a mission it carries out through opportunities for mutual support, intellectual growth, and professional development of its members; organizing congresses for scholarly exchange; facil... more
|ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY/ SCHL OF INTERNATIONAL LETTERS & CULTURES, Assistant Professor-Hebrew (11/20/09)|
Assistant or Associate Professor of Hebrew and Near Eastern Cultures
The School of International Letters & Cultures (SILC) at Arizona State University seeks to appoint an experienced assistant professor or a tenured associate professor of Hebrew Studies and Near Eastern Cultures beginning in the fall of 2010. Applications will be accepted from candidates whose scholarship focuses on the Late Bronze Age to Late Antiquity, including the Hebrew Bible, Second Temple, and/or Early Judaism. The individual hired will teach undergraduate and graduate students in the trans-disciplinary environment of the School. Teaching load is two courses per sem... more
|LOUISVILLE PRESBYTERIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, President (11/16/09)|
Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary seeks a President, a chief executive officer, who will lead courageously and decisively while developing an exciting vision for the Seminary in accordance with its mission. He or she will be a thoughtful leader who is pastoral in his or her approach to management, builds strong relationships with the Seminary community (locally and nationally), and has a passion for scholarly excellence. She or he shall be a communicant member or an ordained Minister of Word and Sacrament of the Presbyterian Church (USA), and preference will be given to an individual holding a terminal degree.
Founded in... more