Visiting Assistant Professor of Christian Formation and Ministry (One-Year)
The Christian Formation and Ministry Department at Wheaton College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning 1 August 2021. A Ph.D., or equivalent, or an ABD, by August 2021 is preferred. The candidate should have a solid biblical and theological academic foundation with an emphasis upon spiritual formation and ministry, demonstrated excellence in teaching, a strong foundation in the liberal arts, and experience in discipleship and mentoring. Preference will be given to candidates with experience or expertise in global and/or multicultural contexts, and with proven ability to teach. The person will teach undergraduate courses in the Department of Christian Formation and Ministry from the following options during their year-long appointment: Introduction to Christian Formation and Ministry, Human Development and Ministry, Discipleship, Philosophy of Ministry, and Compassion and Crisis Ministry. The person holding this position is expected to exhibit excellence in teaching, fulfill responsibilities and duties of a faculty member in the CFM department, and to participate in the life of the local church. Commitment to liberal arts education and to the preparation of students for ministry is essential. Faculty members must concur annually with the school’s evangelical statement of faith and the community covenant. Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled.
WHEATON COLLEGE is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. Wheaton is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce and student body. We encourage the expression of multiple perspectives within a Christian worldview, inside and outside the classroom. For more information about Wheaton College visit www.wheaton.edu.
Additionally, Wheaton College aspires to provide a physically safe environment for students, staff, and faculty to learn and work. In support of this objective, the College requires background checks for final candidates, after an employment offer is extended. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.