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The Applied Theology and Church Ministries Field of Moody Bible Institute is seeking to appoint a full-time faculty member to its Chicago campus in preparation for Spring 2022 or for the 2022-2023 academic year who is experienced and skilled in pastoral ministry. This faculty member must be committed to an approach to pastoral studies that is shaped by biblically informed theological reflection and cultural exegesis. The successful candidate will possess a high degree of cultural intelligence and demonstrate an ability to interpret their own cultural context and that of others. Preferred candidates should demonstrate a creative and highly motivated team member who enjoys collaboration, deliberation, and program development. The ideal candidate possesses a terminal degree and has a recognized platform in print and electronic media.
Teaching responsibilities will consist of 12 hours per semester and lie mainly in the undergraduate school, although the ability to teach at the seminary level and/or in our online venues would be an asset. Primary undergraduate teaching needs include courses specifically in spiritual formation, pastoral theology, and preaching, with particular emphasis on pastoral counseling and care for the church. Also expected is an eagerness to mentor students and perform faculty service, and enthusiasm for MBI’s mission and theological commitments. Experience in curriculum development is a plus.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
Show commitment to transformational learning and the development of the whole student, demonstrated through a dedication to biblical-centered teaching and learning, mentoring, and advising
Prepare syllabi and teach students in assigned courses.
Determine instructional outcomes appropriate to each course taught and assess student academic and/or skill achievement related to those outcomes. Such outcomes are to be consistent with departmental mission and objectives.
Be prompt in submission of grades, reports, and other required information.
Assist the program head with the development and maintenance of program goals.
Participate in the development, implementation, and maintenance of a program assessment plan.
Work with the program head and field chair to implement changes in program curriculum based upon assessment results.
Provide the field chair with professional goals and objectives for the annual performance review.
Attend designated chapels and events, eat meals with students in the Student Dining Room and engage in informal time with students as opportunity permits, in order to further the sense of community, shared values and experiences.
Be engaged in professional development, scholarship, and research appropriate to primary discipline and in the scholarship of teaching.
Perform other duties as assigned
Progress toward a doctorate, or significant experience in pastoral ministry with a Master of Divinity
The candidate must demonstrate a personal commitment to the Christian faith and a desire to integrate faith into all aspects of teaching.
Desire to grow in their spiritual lives and develop as mentors of students
Respect and appreciation for the diversity and contribution of all faculty
Effective interpersonal and communication skills
Personal integrity, passion, and resilience
Teaching ability and a proven commitment to educating students
Able to work in the US legally without sponsorship
Terminal degree in Christian Ministry, Practical Theology, Ministry Leadership, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited college, seminary, or university.
Minimum of 5 years of effective, full-time church-based lead or senior pastoral ministry experience
Moody Bible Institute is a Christian-based Higher Education and Media Ministry. We exist to equip people with the Truth of God’s Word. If you are mission-minded, and have a servant’s heart, join us as we look to further impact the Kingdom of God.