Saturday, 9 August 2008

Seattle University: Asst Prof of NT and Christian Origins

I have just come across the following announcement:


Department of Theology & Religious Studies invites applicants for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track position in New Testament & Christian Origins, beginning Fall 2009. Ph.D. required.

Primary teaching responsibilities will be undergraduate courses, including the Gospel of Jesus Christ, John, Paul, Synoptic Gospels, Women & the New Testament, and Apocalyptic Literature, as well as occasional “special topics” offerings. A grounding in Roman Catholic biblical scholarship and evidence of teaching and scholarly excellence are required.

We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in liberation, feminist, African-American, Latino/a or Asian hermeneutics.

Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Karen A. Barta,
Search Committee Chair,
Department of Theology & Religious Studies,
Seattle University,
901 12th Avenue,
P. O. Box 222000,
Seattle, WA 98122-1090.

For full consideration, all materials should be submitted by October 15, 2008. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held at the 2008 SBL Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts.

Seattle University, founded in 1891, continues a more than 450-year tradition of Jesuit Catholic higher education. The University’s Jesuit Catholic ideals underscore its commitment to the centrality of teaching, learning and scholarship, of values-based education grounded in the Jesuit and Catholic traditions of service and social justice, of lifelong learning, and of educating the whole person. Located in the heart of dynamic Seattle, the University enrolls approximately 7200 undergraduate and graduate students in eight colleges and schools. Students enjoy a university ethos characterized by small classes, individualized faculty attention, a strong sense of community, a commitment to diversity, and an outstanding faculty. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

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