Friday, 2 November 2012

Faculty Job

The School of Religion at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2013.

Job responsibilities include teaching general education religion classes in areas related to biblical studies, theology, and hermeneutics. Successful applicants should have academic preparation in at least one of these areas. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and college and university service.  Ph.D. or progress toward a terminal degree is required; teaching experience strongly preferred.  As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program.  For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, teaching evaluations, and List of References with contact information must be attached in order to complete the online application.

The university seeks a person of Christian faith, a commitment to the mission of the university, and active involvement in a local church.  During the application process, applicants will be asked to respond to Belmonts mission, vision, and values statements, articulating how the candidates knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christian community of learning and service and give a brief statement of teaching philosophy.

Belmont seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of faith. Belmont is among the fastest growing universities in the nation. Ranked No. 7 in the Regional Universities South category and named for the fourth consecutive year as one of the top Up-and-Comer universities by U.S. News & World Report, Belmont University consists of approximately 6,700 students who come from every state and 25 countries. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The universitys purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the worlds needs. With more than 75 areas of study, 20 masters programs and four doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual's horizon.  A comprehensive, coeducational university located in Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont is a student-centered Christian university focusing on academic excellence. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University. 

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