AUGUSTANA COLLEGE invites applications for a full-time tenure track appointment in New Testament to begin with the 2009-2010 academic year. The successful candidate will be familiar with the historical, cultural, literary and theological dimensions of the New Testament texts, as well as the history of their interpretation within Christianity.
Normal teaching load is two or three sections per trimester (seven sections per year total);four of these will be contributions to the college’s Christian Traditions requirement.
The successful applicant must have completed the requirement for a Ph.D. in New Testament prior to the beginning of the 2009-2010 academic year.
Augustana College is a selective liberal arts college of 2,500 students, most of whom live in residence halls on a wooded 115-acre campus.
Rock Island, Illinois is one of the Quad-Cities of Illinois and Iowa, a diverse metropolitan area on the Mississippi River with 400,000 residents.
Augustana College is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds. We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability or creed. Details about Augustana, our expectation of the faculty, the selection process, and the Quad Cities are all available at the Faculty Search website; http://www.augustanafaculty.org/.
Send a letter of application, curriculum vita, graduate transcript, statement of teaching philosophy, sample of scholarly work, and three letters of recommendation to:
RE/New Testament Cmte.,
C/O Dr. Jeff Abernathy,
Dean of the College,
639 – 38th Street,
Rock Island, Illinois 61201.
Questions may be directed to the chair of the department, Ritva Williams, at RitvaWilliams@augustana.edu.
Further information about the Religion program may be found at http://www.augustana.edu/x808.xml.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2008.