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April 2011 Archives
|DEPT. OF PHILOSOPHY & RELIGION, APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY, Adjunct Lecturer of Religion (04/22/11)|
The Department of Philosophy and Religion at Appalachian State University invites applications for a 4/4 non-tenure track, nine-month, yearly-renewable position at the level of Adjunct Lecturer, beginning Fall 2011, contingent on funding, teaching New Testament and Old Testament/Hebrew Bible, with World Religions as a secondary teaching area. Ph.D. preferred, ABD considered. Applicants will be expected to teach from literary, historical, and religious-studies perspectives. The department offers BA degrees in Philosophy and in Religion. More information may be found at: http://www.philrel.appstate.edu/.
Appalachian State University is a... more
|FRESNO PACIFIC UNIVERSITY, Faculty in Biblical and Religious Studies (04/21/11)|
The Biblical and Religious Studies program seeks to provide students with opportunities to understand, delight in and witness to the Scriptures as normative for faith and life, in conversation with the Anabaptist-Mennonite tradition, the larger Christian church, and the world. It seeks to instill a sense of and appreciation for the breadth of the Kingdom of God, with its great diversity of background, points of view, and religious affiliations, as well as awareness of and appreciation for the multiplicity of viable ministries in today’s world, all in the interest of helping to liberate students from provincial attitudes and stanc... more
|PROVIDENCE THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, Teacher of Theology and Ethics (04/19/11)|
Providence Seminary invites applications for a full-time teaching position in Theology and Ethics, which begins August 2011. Providence, a school of about 175 students, is fully accredited by ATS. In addition to teaching 7 courses per year, faculty supervise masters theses and an occasional dissertation in the Doctor of Ministry Program. The successful candidate will have an appropriate doctoral degree, a demonstrated commitment to service in the local church, and a willingness to serve as a team member on a faculty committed to the tasks of theological education and ministerial training. Faculty members at Providence Theolo... more
|BELFAST BIBLE COLLEGE, Lecturer in Systematic & Philosophical Theology (04/14/11)|
LECTURER IN SYSTEMATIC AND PHILOSOPHICAL THEOLOGY
Due to recent expansion the College is seeking to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Systematic and Philosophical Theology.
o Closing date for applications: Tuesday 3rd May 2011 at 12 noon
o Interview date: Thursday 26th May 2011
We reserve the right to enhance the criteria.
• To teach, research and write in the area of systematic and philosophical theology.
• To develop and contribute to the development of the educational programmes of the College.
• To play an active part in the worship and spiritual life of the College community.
|BIOLA UNIVERSITY-TALBOT SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY, Assistant Professor of Biblical & Theological Studies (04/14/11)|
Assistant Professor of
Biblical & Theological Studies,
Talbot School of Theology.
Biola University announces a full-time, tenure track faculty position in the undergraduate department of Biblical & Theological Studies beginning as early as Spring 2012. The successful candidate will begin at the rank of Assistant Professor.
• Teaching courses at the undergraduate level.
• Advising and mentoring students.
• Serving as a faculty team member on department and university committees.
• Continuing with research and publication projects.
• Participating in other professorial duties.
• Ph.D... more
|MURDOCH UNIVERSITY, Lecturer in New Testament (04/14/11)|
Murdoch University is one of Australia’s leading universities with a strong focus on high quality teaching, research and scholarship. It is a young, growing university with a current enrolment of around 18,000 students.
The School of Social Sciences and Humanities at Murdoch University in conjunction with the Anglican Diocese of Perth is looking to appoint a Lecturer (Level B) in New Testament to commence in January 2012.
Theology is taught at Murdoch University on the basis of a partnership between the University and the Perth College of Divinity Inc., which consists of members from the tertiary faculties of the Anglican, Catholic and ... more
|BOSWORTH MEMORIAL LIBRARY, LEXINGTON THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, Interim Library Director (04/11/11)|
Bosworth Memorial Library, Lexington Theological Seminary, Lexington, KY
Lexington Theological Seminary is a mainline Protestant, ecumenical seminary affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The Seminary has been a traditional, campus-based institution since 1865. In the fall of 2010, a new curriculum design was implemented and two-thirds of its classes are now conducted online. Bosworth Memorial Library has over 125,000 volumes in its monographic collection and over 63,000 volumes in its journal collection.
The Interim Library Director is a full time two year con... more
|CONCORDIA SEMINARY, Director of Library Services (04/11/11)|
Director of Library Services
Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO
Concordia Seminary, St. Louis is seeking qualified applicants for a full time Director of Library Services. The Seminary serves students and pastors of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod as well as general academic community, and equips individuals for ministry in the LCMS. It offers M.Div., STM, MA in Deaconess Studies, M.A., Ph.D. and D.Min degrees.
Summary of Key Duties:
Person will report directly to VP for Academic Affairs and will assume full responsibility for the operation of a fully functional theological library for resident, commuter and... more
|INDIANA UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES, Hebrew Bible/ancient Judaism (04/07/11)|
INDIANA UNIVERSITY, Bloomington, Department of Religious Studies, invites applications for a one-year visiting lecturer position in Hebrew Bible and ancient Judaism for 2011-12. Applicants must be at least ABD and able to teach an introductory level course on “Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament” and intermediate and advanced courses in Hebrew Bible and Second Temple Judaism. The Search Committee will begin reading applications on May 1, 2011. Applicants should send a cover letter, c.v., and two letters of recommendation to Professor David Brakke, Chair, Department of Religious Studies, either in paper at Sycamore Hall 230, Indiana... more
|UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC, University Multifaith Chaplain (04/05/11)|
University of the Pacific is seeking a Multi-Faith Chaplain who will contribute to the academic mission of the University by encouraging, creating and facilitating opportunities for dialogue and learning related to the moral, ethical, and spiritual dimensions of personal development and university life. This position raises awareness of and works collaboratively to develop university community responses to social justice, spiritual and religious concerns.
Experience in ministry working with youth or young adults, an advanced degree and professional certification or equivalent combination of experience, education and training. Familiarit... more
|LEXINGTON THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, President (03/30/11)|
The Board of Trustees and Search Committee at Lexington Theological Seminary (LTS) seek nominations and applications for President of the Seminary. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The LTS president must be a member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) who will bring vision, energy, and an entrepreneurial spirit to our innovative approach to the theological education of men and women preparing for congregational ministry in a wide variety of denominations. The president will share the Seminary’s commitment to being a more diverse and inclusive institution. In addition, the... more
|VIRGINA UNION UNIVERSITY, Christian Education Faculty Position (03/22/11)|
VIRGINIA UNION UNIVERSITY
The Samuel DeWitt Proctor
School of Theology
Richmond, Virginia 23220
FACULTY POSITION IN CHRISTIAN EDUCATION
Virginia Union University is a predominately African-American institution, which equips persons for service within particular contexts. The University seeks to provide in the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology professional training for Christian ministers, characterized by high standards of scholarship in the basic academic disciplines, moral and spiritual growth, and competence for ministry in a variety of cult... more
|GENERAL THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, New Testament Professor (03/16/11)|
The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church (www.gts.edu) invites qualified candidates to apply for a position in New Testament to start no later than the fall of 2012. We would also like to hire an interim appointment in New Testament for the academic year 2011-2012. Specialization in Pauline and Johannine materials would be optimal and a familiarity with modern critical methods of interpretation and teaching Greek are essential. Rank will be determined according to qualifications and experience.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Th.D., evidence of effective teaching ability, service to the church, and a good publishing recor... more
|FORDHAM UNIVERSITY, Post-Doctoral Fellowship in New Testament & Early Christianity (03/15/11)|
Post-Doctoral Position in New Testament and Early Christianity
The Department of Theology of Fordham University invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship in New Testament and Early Christianity beginning in the fall, 2011. The appointment is for one year, with potential renewal for an additional year. A completed dissertation at the time of application is required. Applicants should be competent to teach undergraduate introductory courses, as well as graduate seminars. We are especially interested in candidates who can offer instruction in relevant languages (e.g., Coptic). Teaching load is 3/3 (semesters). Candida... more
|LANCASTER THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, President (03/08/11)|
The Board of Trustees of Lancaster Theological Seminary (LTS) invites applications for the position of president. The successful candidate will be a person of faith and integrity with the capacity to articulate and enhance the seminary’s mission, values, and vision; generate and manage resources to meet the seminary’s needs; enhance the sense of community on campus; and be a visible presence within the wider community.
Building upon the school’s roots in the German Reformed tradition, and now the United Church of Christ (UCC), LTS is committed to diversity in all aspects of institutional life. The seminary serves a broad ecumenical consti... more
|AUSTIN PRESBYTERIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, Technical Services Librarian (03/07/11)|
Technical Services Librarian
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Austin, TX (posted 3/1/11)
Austin Seminary is a graduate-level professional school of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) offering the Master of Arts (Theological Studies), Master of Divinity, and Doctor of Ministry degrees. The school and The University of Texas at Austin offer a dual degree program in social work, the MDiv/MSSW.
The Technical Services Librarian creates and loads bibliographic, item and authority records. This person manages and implements the integrated library system and is the liaison with the IL... more
|LUTHER SEMINARY, Associate Dean for First Theological Degree Programs (03/07/11)|
Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota, invites applications and nominations for an administrator with expertise in theological education to serve as the Associate Dean for First Theological Degree Programs, beginning July 1, 2011. The Associate Dean will work with the VP for Academic Affairs, as well as faculty, staff, and students to support effective teaching and learning in the first theological degree (MA, MSM and MDiv), dual degree (MA/MSW), certificate, and TEEM (Theological Education for Emerging Ministries) curricula. While this position is primarily administrative, the Associate Dean will also serve on the faculty and teach. The su... more
|UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion (03/04/11)|
UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA, CEDAR FALLS, IA is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion, a two-year term position, beginning August 22, 2011. Area of specialization: biblical studies. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in Bible, Religions of the World (a liberal arts core course), and an introductory course in Islam. Four courses per semester. Ph.D. or equivalent required by time of appointment. Application should include a detailed letter of application, cv, additional evidence of excellence in teaching (teaching philosophy, sample syllabi or assignments, course evaluations), and 3 letters of recommendation. The... more