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February 2010 Archives
|THIEL COLLEGE, Lecturer in Religion (02/26/10)|
Thiel College invites applications for a one-year visiting position, with the possibility for renewal, in Religion. The position begins Fall 2010. The area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates who can teach in one or more of the following areas: Biblical Studies (including Greek), Theological Ethics, or Religion and the Natural and Social Sciences. Required qualifications include a PhD in hand or near completion and prior teaching experience. Thiel, a residential, liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, seeks candidates who are supportive of Lutheran traditions in h... more
|BARRY UNIVERSITY, Library Director (02/25/10)|
Barry University, a private Catholic institution in Miami Shores, FL with a history of academic excellence in the Dominican tradition, is seeking a Director of its library. The University enrolls a highly diverse and multicultural population composed of 4,072 full-time undergraduate students and 3,675 graduate students.
Barry University seeks a Director who understands the current learning attitudes of students, the trends in higher education, and who knows how to take full advantage of the latest technological advances. At the same time, this candidate must also be dedicated to maintaining and ... more
|THE UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND, Lecturer in Biblical Studies (02/23/10)|
The School of Theology
The Faculty of Arts
Vacancy Number: 11800
The School of Theology at the University of Auckland seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Biblical Studies with expertise in Hebrew Bible, but capacities to teach into the New Testament. The position may expand to include studies of Emerging Judaism in the future.
The successful applicant will be expected to undertake research, to teach at introductory undergraduate, advanced undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to supervise research students for the MTheol and PhD degrees.
Applicants will be expected to have a PhD or equivalent in Biblical Studies, some rese... more
|BATES COLLEGE, Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor (02/22/10)|
Bates College Department of Religious Studies invites applications for a one-year sabbatical-replacement position in Jewish Studies with a five-course teaching load. We are particularly interested in scholars with primary expertise in late ancient or medieval Judaism with additional teaching competence in Islam and Christianity. The Department seeks candidates who can contribute courses that may be cross-listed in Bates’ Classical and Medieval Studies Program and/or Women and Gender Studies Program. Candidates must be at least ABD with some prior undergraduate teaching experience desirable.
Consideration of candidates will begin March 1, ... more
|UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, Doctoral Studentship in the Study of the Abrahamic Religions (02/16/10)|
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
DOCTORAL STUDENTSHIP IN THE STUDY OF THE ABRAHAMIC RELIGIONS
The Oxford University Theology Faculty intends to offer a three-year studentship (up to £25,000 per annum) to a doctoral student intending to write a dissertation on a comparative aspect of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Professor Guy G. Stroumsa, the newly appointed Professor of the Study of the Abrahamic Religions, and Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall.
The successful candidate will have a good Master’s degree in Theology or in the Study of Religion (including studies germane to th... more
|NEW YORK THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, Asst. Professor of NT (02/09/10)|
New York Theological Seminary is seeking to hire a full-time faculty member in New Testament/Christian Origins at the rank of Assistant Professor to teach in its MDiv/MPS program. The specialty is open, but candidates with expertise in Pauline studies will be given special consideration.
The ideal candidate will have received the Ph.D by the time the appointment begins(7/1/10). Teaching experience in theological seminary or college/university religious studies department preferred but not required. Salary and benefits are commensurate with quallifications.
NYTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis o... more
|UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO, Director for the Center of Catholic Thought and Culture (02/04/10)|
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
|CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY DIVINITY SCHOOL, Professor of Christian Education (02/03/10)|
Full-time faculty position in the area of Christian Education and Spiritual Formation to begin August 2010. The successful candidate must have demonstrated ability to teach classical and contemporary theories of Christian education and faith formation and to mentor students in the professional dimensions of leading educational ministries in congregational settings. Preference will be given to candidates who can address age-group ministries, in particular youth, college, and student-related ministries. The appointed faculty member should be able to teach students in the M.A .in Christian Education, M.Div., and D.Min. degree programs. Termi... more
|DOMINICAN BIBLICAL INSTITUTE, UPPER CECIL ST, LIMERICK, Post-doctorate fellowship; PhD Scholarship (02/02/10)|
DOMINICAN BIBLICAL INSTITUTE , LIMERICK, IRELAND in association with Mary Immaculate College, UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK, seeks applicants for two scholarships to be awarded to suitably qualified candidates, beginning Sept 2010. The first is for a PhD on: The Transformation of Scripture in 1 Corinthians. The amount of the scholarship is €15,000 per year plus fee waiver, for three years of full-time study. The second is for a one-year Post-doctoral fellowship on: Gospel Origins: The Case for Proto-Luke (rather than Q). This scholarship is oriented to publication and provides €25,000 for one year of full-time study. For ... more
|UNIVERSITY OF BERN (SWITZERLAND), Full Professorship in New Testament Studies (02/02/10)|
UNIVERSITY OF BERN (Switzerland). The Faculty of Theology/Department of Protestant Theology at the University of Bern invites applications for a Full Professorship in New Testament Studies commencing on September 1, 2010 or at the earliest convenient time. Candidates for this position should be prepared to teach the curriculum of New Testament studies at all levels (including the program of “religious studies”). Classes are taught in German. International applicants are expected to either have or acquire the necessary language skills. The area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate the ability to... more
|LYNCHBURG COLLEGE, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies (02/01/10)|
Lynchburg College invites applications for a full-time appointment in Religious Studies to begin August 2010 at the assistant/associate professor level. There is the potential for a tenure-track position. The Ph.D. and evidence of effective teaching are required. We seek a broadly trained teacher/scholar in either Hebrew Bible or New Testament who is also prepared to teach courses beyond the areas of specialization (e.g., theological/ethical studies, World Religions, religious history). The ability to teach courses in biblical archaeology and ancient near Eastern culture and history is desirable. Ongoing scholarly research and publication ar... more
|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
|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
|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
|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