|TITLE:||Visiting Faculty, Christian Ministry/ Biblical Studies|
School of Theology and Vocation
|DATE POSTED:||Friday, March 2, 2018|
|REPORTS TO:||Chair, Department of Theology|
The position is for nine months, with the possibility of summer school teaching. Classes and other responsibilities are conducted primarily weekdays, but may include some evening classes and independent studies. Attendance may also be required at some evening and weekend events.
LeTourneau University invites applications for a Visiting Faculty in the School of Theology & Vocation for the 2018-2019 academic year - rank depending upon qualifications. This full-time, non-tenure track position is renewable for up to three years - with the possibility of becoming a tenure-track position.
A doctorate (Ph.D. or D.Min.) is preferred, but applicants with an advanced degree and significant teaching and ministry experience will be considered. We seek a teacher-scholar in the area of Christian Ministry, Biblical Studies, or both. In either case, candidates should have significant experience in ministry and the desire to encourage and mentor students studying for ministry. The successful candidate will teach our general education courses (Biblical Literature and Biblical Theology for the Christian Life) and Christian Ministry courses, Christian Missions courses, upper-level Bible courses, or some combination of these.
DATE POSITION IS AVAILABLE: August 15, 2018
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION OR NOMINATION:
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.