Faculty Position in Christian Ethics (Wilmore, Kentucky)
ASBURY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY announces an open faculty position in Christian ethics on its Kentucky campus, commencing on 1 July 2018. Tenure is possible depending on the qualifications and experience of the candidate. While the rank is open, it is anticipated that this will be filled at the ‘assistant professor’ level. Any candidate interviewed musthave or should fully expect to have a Ph.D. or Th.D. by 1 JULY 2018. The candidates interviewed will have specific training in Christian ethics, theological ethics, applied ethics, or church and society. The position does not require training in philosophical ethics per se.
The normal load is six three-hour courses over a 12-month period. Consistent with the Seminary’s commitment to distance learning, the person hired in this position will be expected to be available to teach online courses as needed.
The following qualifications are not required, but strong preference will be given to those candidates who have one of the following:
Extensive experience in social service and/or social justice ministries,
Understanding of theology and ethics in the Anglican tradition,
Knowledge of both orthodox Christian and secular ethics associated with women’s concerns, and/or
Knowledge of theology and/or ethics of a specific region of the Global South (after 1800AD).
For full consideration, a completed application must be received no later than Friday9February 2018 at 12 noon EST. A complete application will include: a letter of intent, a CV, and the names of three persons who will supply letters of reference (no one will be contacted unless the candidate is a finalist). Unless absolutely necessary, submissions should be electronic; documents may be submitted as pdf’s or Word files (a follow-up paper copy is not needed).
Asbury Theological Seminary is a confessional seminary in the Wesleyan tradition. Enthusiastic agreement with the Seminary’s Statement of Faith, Ethos Statement, and Faculty Covenant is essential. (The first two of these may be found online at Asbury Theological Seminary’s website under “Theological Distinctives.”) Applications or questions may be addressed to:
It is the policy of Asbury Theological Seminary to, within the parameters of our statements of faith and ethos, comply with all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination in employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, or other protected classification.