|TITLE:||Director of the Honors College, Assistant/Associate Professor|
School of Theology and Vocation
|DATE POSTED:||Tuesday, September 5, 2017|
|REPORTS TO:||Dean, School of Theology and Vocation|
This is a 9-month full-time, combination administration and faculty, tenure-track position with a 14-hour teaching load per year (2 courses and one seminar per semester). Responsibilities could require flexible work hours that include evenings, weekends, and occasional travel. Attendance is required at typical faculty and administrative meetings.
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of one so classified.
A Ph.D. from a regionally accredited university or seminary with particular expertise in the area of biblical studies (Old Testament preferred), or practical theology (missions and/or Christian ministry).
DATE POSITION IS AVAILABLE: 1 January or 1 August 2018
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION OR NOMINATION:
We encourage applications from women and other underrepresented minorities in the field. Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled. In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, or national origin. Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170. The position is subject to the University background check policy.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:
LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.
LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups. In addition to residential programs at the main campus in Longview, Texas, students are enrolled in a robust suite of online programs, as well as innovative hybrid programs in the Dallas and Houston areas.
LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.
The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.
See http://www.letu.edu for more information.