Opening: Practical Theology/Ministry

Anderson University, Anderson, Indiana seeks candidates for a tenure track position in Practical Theology/Ministry to begin August, 2014. Applicants must be able to teach undergraduate courses in youth and family ministry and others that contribute to ministry preparation in a liberal arts context, as well as courses that service distribution requirements in a liberal arts curriculum. Benefits and a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

The ideal candidate will have earned (or be nearing completion of) a doctorate in an area related to ministry preparation, such as practical theology or religious education. She/he will have significant ministry experience and strong teaching skills. Teaching load will consist of undergraduate courses, some of which may be offered online. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in field education, program supervision, and online learning. The Department of Religious Studies seeks a candidate who will serve as an advocate for women in ministry. Preference will be given to members of the sponsoring church tradition. Women and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

An application, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, and a statement of the candidate’s philosophy of teaching should be sent to D. Blake Janutolo, Dean College of Science & Humanities, Anderson University, 1100 E. 5th Street, Anderson, IN 46012 (dbjanutolo@anderson.edu). Deadline for applications is October 15, 2013. Screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Anderson University is a four-year liberal arts institution of approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, the university offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in theology, business and education. Persons interested in University employment must be supportive of the University’s mission to provide quality liberal arts education in a Christian environment. Visit the University website www.anderson.edu for more information. Anderson University is an equal opportunity employer.

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