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Columbia Theological Seminary, Faculty Position in Worship (Tenure Track)
Columbia Theological Seminary, a graduate educational institution of the Presbyterian Church (USA), invites applications for a faculty position in Worship. The position is tenure-track, open rank. Applicants must have a PhD in Liturgical Studies or a related field by the time of appointment. The position includes teaching in all programs of the seminary, including residential and online basic and advanced degree courses and life-long learning programs, with a start date of July 1, 2018. Columbia seeks to appoint a faculty member committed to theological education and the life of the church, with demonstrated excellence as a scholar, teacher, and worship leader. Nominations welcome.

Applicants should send a cover letter with a CV and the names of three references by Monday, October 16, 2017 to: Dr. Christine Roy Yoder, Interim Dean of the Faculty and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Worship Search Committee, P.O. Box 520, Decatur, Georgia, 30031, or by email to WorshipSearch@CTSnet.edu, or by FAX to 404-687-4575.

Columbia Seminary is an EO/AA employer seeking a diverse work force. For further information about the position and Columbia Seminary, see: http://www.ctsnet.edu/human-resources/faculty-openings/

Phillips Theological Seminary, Faculty Position in Practical Theology
Phillips Theological Seminary Mission Statement:
The seminary’s mission is to learn and teach how to be: attentive to God; responsible biblical and theological interpreters; faithful individuals, congregations, and communities acting with God to transform the world.

Purpose of Position:
The person who fills this position will contribute to the mission of Phillips Theological Seminary by teaching in the area of Practices of Theological Leadership; by engaging in ongoing scholarly academic research and conversation in one’s own areas of specialization; and by participating insharedgovernance of the institution and service to the broader community.

Teaching Responsibilities:
This person will be responsible for teaching:

  •  in all Master’s degree programs, the Doctor of Ministry program and Diploma and Certificate programs
  • in two or more of the following areas: Congregational Studies, Pastoral Care, Spirituality, Christian Education, Worship, and Cross-Cultural Studies
  • in on-campus modes (13-week schedule, intensive weeks or one or two weekends) and online
  • in participating with faculty in strengthening our instructional design across all of these modes.

Qualifications:
PhD or ThD in the History of Christianity; ABD considered; rank open

Salary and Benefits:
Salary is competitive for faculty among peer institutions (i.e., free-standing ATS member schools that grant master’s and professional doctoral degrees in the U.S.) and commensurate with experience in teaching in higher education.  A full range of benefits is offered including health insurance for the faculty member, a 14% contribution to a retirement fund, generous funding to support research, travel and teaching online, and research sabbaticals.

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter expressing interest in the position and detailing relevant academic and professional experience, a curriculum vitae, a sample syllabus, and the names and contact information of at least three references totammye.jurena@ptstulsa.edu. In addition, please include a 1-2 page statement of your teaching philosophy and experience that addresses how students in your classes might translate critical insights from those classes to congregational life and a variety of other public settings. The search will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Phillips is an ecumenical seminary affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), is approved by the University Senate of the United Methodist Church, and is committed to expanding the diversities of its board, faculty, staff, and student community. Members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) are encouraged to apply. See ptstulsa.edu/employment for more information.

Université Saint-Paul, Professor in Theology with Specialization in Liturgy
View online at http://ustpaul.ca/job_openings.php
Download .pdf of position description and requirements: https://ustpaul.ca/upload-files/career/documents/job-professor-in-theology-with-specialization-in-liturgy.pdf

Deadline for applications: September 30, 2017

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts in Loyola Marymount University. Assistant Professor of Theological Studies, Liturgical/Ritual Studies
View online at: https://jobs.lmu.edu/postings/31970Application Deadline: October 15, 2017

Candler School of Theology, Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Catholic Studies
Candler School of Theology invites applications and nominations for a faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Catholic Studies. The position will begin in Fall 2018. Preference will be given to complete applications submitted by October 31, 2017.
 
The successful candidate will have a research focus that substantively relates to Catholic Studies but may be rooted in a number of disciplines, including but not limited to theology, liturgical studies, Hispanic studies, sociology of religion, or religious education. In addition, the candidate will demonstrate the capacity to design and direct the emerging Catholic Studies program at Candler. Experience with Latino/a/x communities is encouraged. The ability to contribute to a broad theological curriculum and situate research and teaching within larger multi-faith and/or global contexts is essential, as is attentiveness to issues pertaining to gender, race, and cultural diversity.
 
The person selected for this position will develop and teach courses in several of the degree programs of Candler School of Theology, including the MDiv, MTS, and DMin program. The appointee will be responsible for teaching introductory courses in her or his area of specialization as courses in Catholic Studies within the individual's disciplinary interests. The appointee will have a regular faculty rotation in the Contextual Education program and demonstrate an ability to pursue a research and publication agenda that would equip the individual to participate in the Graduate Division of Religion in the Laney Graduate School of Emory University. In addition to teaching and research, faculty members of Candler School of Theology are committed to service, both within the school and in the larger church and community.
 
Applications for this position should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, an official transcript of the highest degree earned, writing sample and three confidential letters of recommendation.
 
Candidates should apply online at:

https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25066&siteid=5449&areq=74587br

by uploading the letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and writing sample. Letters ofrecommendationshould be sent by recommenders and transcripts should be sent from the granting institution to: Catholic Studies Search, c/o Ms. Robyn Pollette, Faculty Development and Support Services, Candler School of Theology, Emory University, 1531 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, or email documents in Microsoft Word or PDF to. Direct any questions to Dr. Rex D. Matthews, Search Chair, at rex.matthews@emory.edu.

Also at Candler School of Theology: Associate Professor, Black Church (Tenured) StudiesCandler School of Theology invites applications and nominations for a Director of its Black Church Studies program.  The appointment will be at the level of Associate Professor with tenure and will begin in Fall 2018. Preference will be given to complete applications submitted by October 31, 2017.

The successful candidate will have an established publishing and research portfolio related to the study of African American religious experiences. The research portfolio should also be connected to a theological discipline, including but not limited to church and community, Biblical studies, ethics, history, theology, or religious education.  The director will have a demonstrated ability to provide leadership and future direction for Candler’s long-standing program in Black Church Studies and its related certificate program, including well-established co-curricular activities on and off campus. In consultation with colleagues, the director will set an agenda at Candler for further research and study on African American religious experiences. The ability to contribute to a broad theological curriculum and to situate research and teaching within larger multi-faith and/or global contexts is essential. An established record of service to African American students and/or African American religious communities is preferred.

The person selected for this position will develop and teach courses in several of the degree programs of Candler School of Theology, including the MDiv, MRL, MTS, and DMin program. The appointee will be responsible for teaching the introduction to Black Church Studies course as well as courses in her or his area of specialization. The appointee will have a regular faculty rotation in the Contextual Education program. It is expected that the individual participate in the Ph.D. program of the Graduate Division of Religion in the Laney Graduate School of Emory University. In addition to teaching and research, faculty members of Candler School of Theology are committed to service, both within the school and in the larger church and community. Candidates within the Wesleyan tradition (e.g., UMC, AME, AMEZ, CME, Nazarene) are encouraged to apply.

Applications for this position should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, an official transcript of the highest degree earned, writing sample and three confidential letters of recommendation.

Candidates should apply online at:

https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25066&siteid=5449&areq=74589br

by uploading the letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and writing sample. Letters ofrecommendationshould be sent by recommenders and transcripts should be sent from the granting institution to:  Director of Black Church Studies Search, c/o Ms. Robyn Pollette, Faculty Development and Support Services, Candler School of Theology, Emory University, 1531 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, or email documents in Microsoft Word or PDF to.Direct any questions to Dr. Susan Hylen, Search Chair, at susan.hylen@emory.edu.

Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

About Candler School of Theology
Candler School of Theology at Emory University prepares real people to make a real difference in the real world. An intellectually vital, internationally distinguished, and intentionally diverse university-based school of theology, its mission is to educate faithful and creative leaders for the church’s ministries throughout the world. Candler is dedicated to expanding knowledge of religion and theology, deepening spiritual life, strengthening the public witness of the churches, and building upon the breadth of Christian traditions, particularly the Wesleyan heritage, for the positive transformation of the church and the world. It is one of 13 seminaries of The United Methodist Church, with an enrollment of nearly 500 students representing 39 denominations and more than 8,000 alumni worldwide.

About Emory University
Emory University is known for its demanding academics, outstanding undergraduate experience, highly ranked professional schools and state-of-the-art research facilities. Emory encompasses nine academic divisions as well as The Carter Center, the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, the Michael C. Carlos Museum, and Emory Healthcare, Georgia’s largest and most comprehensive health care system.