Faculty Opening in the Department of Practical Theology
This position is a full-time, tenure-track one, effective July 1, 2014. The initial appointment is for three years. Responsibilities include teaching M.Div. and M.A. courses and graduate-level (D.Min.) courses on the Philadelphia campus. The person we are seeking would be responsible to work primarily with the Department of Practical Theology to provide vision and leadership for the Homiletics Program and the Doctor of Ministry Program. Ordination in a Reformed or Presbyterian denomination is required as well as evidence of at least ten (10) years of effective preaching in the context of pastoral ministry. Applicants should have or be near to completing an earned doctorate and show strong evidence of potential for scholarly writing and effective teaching. The candidate's personal commitment to the Westminster Standards and to the Seminary's core values, as set out in its Mission Statement (http://www.wts.edu/about/beliefs/mission.html), is required. Salary will be commensurate with rank. Applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, including names of two references, Academic Affairs, Attention: Rebecca Cordner (email@example.com), Westminster Theological Seminary, P.O. Box 27009, Philadelphia, PA 19118 by December 1, 2013.
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