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History or Social-Scientific Study of Christianity Opening at St. Olaf College

Posted by sedwardyang on September 3, 2008

St. Olaf College Religion Department seeks tenure-track, assistant professor of religion with expertise in historical or social-scientific study of Christianity, with a preferred focus on African, African- American, Asian or Latino/a American Christianity.

Teaching responsibility: 6 courses per year.  Preference for candidates who can also develop General Education courses in our Biblical and Theological areas, bringing African, African-American, Asian or Latino/a American approaches to these courses. Preferred: completed Ph.D., under-graduate teaching. Application to Anant Rambachan, St. Olaf College, 1520 St. Olaf Avenue. Northfield, MN 55057.

Review of completed applications begins October 1. For possible AAR interviews, application must be complete by October 10. No electronic submissions. Applicants must register with the Human Resources Office at Letter addressing 1) teaching in primary area of expertise in an undergraduate context; 2) contributions to the existing religion department curriculum; 3) contributions to the college’s mission including concern for theological literacy and global perspective among its graduates. C.V.;  official graduate transcripts; three reference letters.

A liberal arts college of the Lutheran Church (ELCA), St. Olaf is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity in its students, faculty and staff. The college is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our community through their teaching, research, and/or service.

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Systematic Theology Opening at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

Posted by sedwardyang on September 3, 2008

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary seeks applicants for a position in Systematic Theology. The successful candidate will be a constructive theologian equipped to interpret the Christian faith in light of the Protestant tradition and its pervasive themes. Interest in interpreting the Wesleyan tradition is highly desirable. Criteria include collegiality, commitment to teaching both core courses and PhD seminars, demonstrated excellence in classroom teaching as well as scholarship and publication, combined with active participation in the church. Preference will be given to those at the associate or professor rank. Racial/ethnic/female candidates are encouraged to apply. AA/EO employer.

Send application letter, vita and names of two references to Academic Dean, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, 2121 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL, 60201, or email Patty Baker. Review of dossiers will begin October 15, 2008 and remain open until filled. Position begins August 1, 2009.

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