Instructor in New TestamentUniversity of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA
About the University of Dubuque
The University of Dubuque is a private, Presbyterian, coeducational, professional university with a foundation in the liberal arts. Our commitment is to nurturing the mind, body, and spirit as well as encouraging students to explore their fullest potential, is part of a rich Christian identity that dates back to the University's founding in 1852. Our welcoming interfaith community of 2000 students attracts young men and women from across the country and around the globe who seek the knowledge and the skills to make a difference in our ever-changing world. Within a values and faith base, we offer you an array of perspectives and broad exposure to our truly global society. The University comprises the undergraduate college, the graduate school, and the theological seminary.
Mission and Vision
The University of Dubuque is a private university offering undergraduate, graduate, and theological seminary degrees, and other educational opportunities with the intention of educating and forming the whole person. The University is comprised of individuals from the region, our nation, and the world.
As a community, the University practices its Christian commitments by educating students, pursuing excellence in scholarship, challenging students to live lives of worth and purpose, and preparing students for service to the church and the world.
Therefore, the University of Dubuque is committed to:
- A hospitable Christian environment which respects other faith traditions;
- Relationships which encourage intellectual, spiritual, and moral development;
- Excellence in academic inquiry and professional preparation;
- A diverse and equitable community where Christian love is practiced;
- Stewardship of all God’s human and natural resources;
- Zeal for life-long learning and service.
The University of Dubuque Theological Seminary, a seminary of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), invites applications for a one-year position of Instructor in New Testament, beginning September 2019. An ability to teach biblical Greek, New Testament introduction and exegesis is required. Candidates will teach in the residential and distance masters-level degree programs, and, possibly, in the undergraduate Theology program, and non-degree (continuing education) programs of the seminary. Administrative and advising responsibilities are not expected. Seminary hybrid residential classes meet only on Mondays, while the asynchronous distance sections need monitoring throughout the week. Applicants should be ABD or have a PhD in New Testament. Experience in church leadership and/or pastoral ministry is beneficial.
Applicants should share a commitment to the seminary’s mission: to provide theological education that forms pastors and leaders for the work of Christ’s church in the world. The faculty and staff of the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary are passionate about the church. Our students come together from Reformed, Methodist, congregational, and other traditions to form a close-knit Christian community. The seminary seeks to revitalize existing Christian institutions while also exploring new ways of being the church in the twenty-first century. More information about UDTS is located at: http://udts.dbq.edu/
The University of Dubuque (UD) was founded in 1852 and maintains its historic ties to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Since the late 1990s, UD has transformed into a mission driven, learning-centered Christian university serving approximately 1700 traditional undergraduate students, over 100 seminary students, and 600 other graduate and non-traditional undergraduate students. Over one hundred full-time faculty members are committed to serving this student population where diversity is appreciated and that includes 35% students of color. More information about the University of Dubuque and its mission can be found at http://www.dbq.edu/aboutud/missionvisionvalues/.
About Dubuque, Iowa: Dubuque, Iowa, is a Mississippi River city of 60,000 people that serves as the cultural and economic center for 200,000 residents in the Iowa/Wisconsin/Illinois tri-state area. A growing economy, vibrant cultural life, and setting of natural beauty contribute to a high quality of life. Dubuque has been named one of America's top 100 places to live and one of the most livable small cities in America.
To Apply: Please submit the following to HR@dbq.edu or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001:
- Cover letter,
- Current curriculum vita, and
- UD Employment application form (located on our website (http://www.dbq.edu/AboutUD/Employment/HRForms/).
Review of applications will begin as received and will continue until the position is filled.
Applications from qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color, are welcomed. AA/EEO
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