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Professor of New Testament

POSITION SUMMARY:

Wesley Seminary is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time faculty position in New Testament that will begin January 1, 2018.  Applicants should have a completed terminal degree in New Testament (PhD required), a heart for the ministry of the local church, and embrace the Wesleyan tradition. Significant experience in local church ministry is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching competency in more than one language.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities will include oversight in the development and execution of bible courses offered in the MA, MDiv, and DMin programs.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: 

 Academic Dean

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants should have completed terminal degree in New Testament (PhD required)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversight of NEW TESTAMENT and SELECT BIBLICAL STUDIES COURSES, and co-curricular responsibilities (including program assessment) 
  • Development of additional Electives in NEW TESTAMENT, BIBLICAL STUDIES, and/or BIBLICAL LANGUAGES 
  • Additional course loading in the area of Christian Ministry and Spiritual Formation

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

Responsibilities will include oversight in the development and execution of bible courses offered in the MA, MDiv, and DMin programs.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.

Experience:

  • Significant experience in local church ministry is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching competency in more than one language.

 Required Experience or Skills:

Community Lifestyle Statement

  • A heart for the ministry of the local church
  • Embrace the Wesleyan tradition 
  • Significant experience in local church ministry.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures 
  • Must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU 

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

Indiana Wesleyan University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and maintaining a work environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  Accordingly, the University affords equal opportunity to all employees and prospective employees without regard to race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

These have access to all the rights, privileges, and programs generally made available to employees at the University.  It does not discriminate in the administration of its policies, programs, nor during any phase of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other compensation, and termination of employment.

As an educational institution operating under The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University reserves and exercises its privileges under applicable law to prefer employees on the basis of religion and who are best suited to its religious purpose.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer