Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan invites applications for a full time tenure-track faculty position in Intercultural Studies (50%) and Ministry (50%) beginning fall 2019.
Salary commensurate with education and experience. Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants will be contacted if an interview is desired. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Each candidate must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, be active in a local church and espouse a theology that supports the values and mission of Cornerstone University as evidenced by fully affirming the university’s doctrinal statement, “The Cornerstone Confession”.
About Cornerstone University
Cornerstone University is a vibrant interdenominational evangelical university that prepares students for lives of global influence in an academically-rigorous, spiritually-rich educational community. It is located minutes from downtown Grand Rapids, a dynamic city in Western Michigan that offers a wealth of outdoor and cultural activities. Learn more about Cornerstone at www.cornerstone.edu.
This position is housed in the Bible Religion Ministry Division (BRM) at Cornerstone University. Responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate courses in both Ministry and Intercultural Studies programs such as Introduction to Intercultural Studies, Cultural Anthropology, Contemporary Global Issues, Integrated Leadership, Church in Culture. The candidate will take a leadership role in the Intercultural Studies program and will work in partnership with others in the Ministry Degree. Administrative work will include serving the division in assessment and committee work as determined by the Academic Vice President.
Additional requirements include the following:
Ability to mentor students toward diverse vocational opportunities.
Knowledge and skill in cross-cultural competencies.
Commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching.
Ability to support Cornerstone’s Director of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs and subsequent efforts to engage the campus in conversations related to diversity.
Effective in team contexts, particularly with diverse colleagues.
Interest in pursuing further interdisciplinary scholarship and research.
A completed Master degree in Intercultural Studies. However, a terminal degree (Ph.D. or DMin.) in Intercultural Studies is preferred.