: Assistant to Full Professor of Christian Scriptures and Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program

George W. Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor University in Texas

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted October 28, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

GEORGE W. TRUETT THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY of Baylor University invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position in Christian Scriptures and as Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, Baylor encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor University is the oldest university in Texas and the world's largest Baptist University. Baylor's mission is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as Baylor aspires to become a top tier research university while reaffirming and strengthening its distinctive Christian mission as described in Pro Futuris (www.baylor.edu/profuturis/). Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in Biblical studies and have a demonstrated capacity for critical reflection. They must possess pastoral experience and be rooted in the Baptist tradition with evidence of active involvement in the life of a congregation. A record of successful administrative leadership in either theological education or the practice of ministry, gifts for teaching and mentoring students, and familiarity with the use of technology in teaching and instructional delivery systems is desired. They should also have a calling to educate doctoral level students for ministry. Teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level and a record of academic publications will be highly valued. Commitment to collegiality with students, staff, faculty, and administration is required. The position is a tenure track, with salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Please submit (1) a letter describing qualifications for the position, personal faith, teaching philosophy, research agenda, and evidence of commitment to the ministry and the ongoing life of the Church; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) transcripts and (4) names of three references.  Finalists will be required to submit letters of reference and academic transcripts.  Please send all materials to:  Dr. David E. Garland, Position F010015, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97126, Waco, Texas 76798-7126. Materials may be submitted electronically to: David_Garland@baylor.edu .  To learn more about the above position, George W. Truett Theological Seminary, and Baylor University, please visit the appropriate URL: http://www.baylor.edu/hr/index.php?id=81297; http://www.baylor.edu/truett; or http/www.baylor.edu

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