This position teaches three courses for the School of Divinity in the area of Biblical studies. The successful candidate will be well-versed in Old and New Testament studies, biblical interpretation, and emerging trends in the study of the Bible, and its relationship to the Christian Church and ministry in the world. The successful candidate should be familiar with African American biblical hermeneutics, Black Church studies, and the role of the Bible in public life. The faculty member will teach courses in Survey of the Bible, Biblical Exegesis, and other advanced courses in Biblical studies. This person should have a passion for the study of the Bible and its relevance for the Church and the world today, with a particular commitment to social justice and
human rights as well.
Essential Job Functions:
Education and/or Experience:
Must have a philosophy that is consistent with the Mission, Vision and Core Values of the organization. Vision,
commitment, and experience in achieving goals and pursuing excellence is critical; ability to work both
independently and collaboratively in a dynamic and demanding environment. Must have strong verbal and written
communication and organizational skills; proven ability to manage multiple complex assignments with sensitivity
to deadlines, priorities, and changing circumstances; demonstrated professional work ethic and positive,
problem-solving attitude. Must be able to read, write and speak fluently in English.
Ability to sit or stand for up to 8 hours/day. Some lifting (up to 25 pounds occasionally), bending, and carrying.
The employee is regularly required to talk and hear, and to use hands and fingers to handle or feel.
Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause
Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject
Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrityMotivations
Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals
Ability to Make an Impact:
Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
PHD or better in Religion.
PHD or better in Theology.Experience
Minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field.
Demonstrated success teaching at the graduate level.
Candidates with teaching experience and expertise in an additional area also offered in the assigned department is highly desired.
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