New Testament or Theology Position Description: The Board of Trustees, administration, and faculty in a shared governance process will appoint to a rolling-term contract a full-time instructor at the initial rank of assistant professor. The position involves teaching 18 credit hours (6 courses) in a three-trimester academic year, each trimester consists of 12 weeks with an additional week focused upon a seminary-wide one-day Theological Summit. Teaching overloads beyond the contract are negotiated according to faculty workloads and availability. Each faculty member serves on one administrative committee which usually meets on a monthly basis. Faculty members maintain office hours to provide staff and student accessibility. Courses usually occur on Tuesday mornings, afternoons, and/or evenings, or a Thursday evening schedule. Courses have 12 sessions of 180 minutes in a block delivery system. There are some exceptions with one-week intensive and hybrid courses in the master’s and doctoral programs. The start date is September 2014.
Current New Testament Course Offerings pre Graduate Catalog:
New Testament Foundations, Greek Grammar, Greek Exegesis, Narrative Criticism of the New Testament, Synoptic Gospels, Studies in Paul, Gospel of John, Book of Revelation, Spirituality in Luke, Pastoral Epistles, Hebrews and General Epistles, Colossians, Ephesians, Independent Research in New Testament, and doctoral courses in New Testament studies.
Current Theology Course Offerings pre Graduate Catalog:
Survey of Christian Theology; Theology I; Theology II; Theological Themes in Scripture; Christian Ethics; World Religions; Introduction to Philosophy for Theological Studies; Worldviews, Perspectives, and Christianity; Independent Research in Theology; and doctoral courses in Theological studies.
Successful Candidate Profile:
· Demonstrate ability to teach on the graduate level
· Research record with capacity for advanced research and publication
· Spirituality and relational presence of being teleios in Christ
· Servant heart with a desire to equip Kingdom servants for the missio Dei
· Experience or openness to teaching courses via online delivery
· Ministry experience and praxis outcome in teaching contexts
· Loyalty, team-orientation, and evangelical missional perspective
· Commitment to the WTS mission, statement of faith, vision, values, philosophy of education, and student learning outcomes.
To apply submit curriculum vitae, by January 1, 2014 to: Human Resource Office; firstname.lastname@example.org
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