Pentecostal Theological Seminary seeks a full-time Assistant Professor in the area of historical or doctrinal theology. Pentecostal Theological Seminary is the denominational seminary for the Church of God (Cleveland, TN). The Seminary understands itself to be the church gathered for theological education in the Wesleyan-Pentecostal tradition. PTS is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS) to offer six master degrees and one doctoral degree.
This position will include the normal responsibilities associated with serving as a full-time faculty member that include, but are not limited to: (1) teaching a minimum of seventeen semester hours each academic year, (2) serving on the faculty council and multiple committees, (3) student advising concerning ministerial formation and academic progress, and (4) participation in the community life of the seminary as a responsible member of the seminary community that fosters cultivation of a Christian community of faith and learning.
PTS will receive applications until July 31, 2019.
Candidates wishing to apply should submit the following documents:
A cover letter which articulates how the applicant's vocational interests and aspirations correlate with the Seminary's mission, and the applicant's willingness to commit to and affirm the Church of God (Cleveland, TN) Declaration of Faith if offered the position.
Follow this link for the Declaration of Faith of the Church of God and the Mission of PTS.
Review of application documents will begin immediately. After the initial phase of reviewing the application documents, the PTS Dean’s Office will notify applicants of the decisions made no later than August 15, 2019.
Moving into the second phase of review, selected applicants will be asked to supply the following additional documents:
Official school transcripts (undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate)
Academic reference letter
Reference letter from the applicant's teaching supervisor
Personal reference letter
The second phase of review is expected to be completed on or before September 16, 2019. After completion of the review process for the second phase, the Dean’s Office shall notify all the candidates of the decisions made. During the process of notifying applicants, the Dean’s Office will extend invitations to the final candidates to visit the campus for interviews and a public lecture.
The position will remain open until filled.
Applicant is expected to have in hand a terminal doctoral degree (PhD) in the area of historical or doctrinal theology prior to the start date of the contract.
Applicant shall have a demonstrated commitment to working effectively with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
Applicant shall have an aptitude for teaching online.
Applicant shall have a demonstrated ability to teach graduate or post-graduate level classes.
Applicant is expected to demonstrate excellence in research and publication.
Applicant should have her/his doctoral program completed.
Applicant’s theological orientation, demonstrated in her/his research and publications, should be grounded in the Wesleyan-Pentecostal tradition.
Applicant should be committed to being a member of a local congregation in the Wesleyan-Pentecostal tradition.
Applicant should be a credentialed minister in a denomination within the Wesleyan-Pentecostal tradition.
PTS is the denominational seminary for the Church of God (Cleveland, TN). The Seminary understands itself to be the church gathered for theological education in the Wesleyan-Pentecostal tradition. PTS is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS) to offer seven master degrees and one doctoral degree program. For more information, please visit the PTS website: www.ptseminary.edu.