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Two Faculty positions in Theology, with expertise in Old Testament, Systematic Theology, and/or Prac

Employer
Trinity Christian College
Location
Palos Heights, IL

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Philosophy & Religion, Education
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Position

Two full-time tenure track faculty positions in Theology Department starting August 2023.

Qualifications

Ph.D. required, ABD considered, with expertise in Old Testament, Systematic Theology, and/or Practical Theology/Ministry. Ministerial credentials or experience strengthens the application. Previous teaching experience desired.  Trinity seeks candidates for faculty positions who are professing Christians and committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.  They should support the goals of a strong liberal arts education in the tradition of Reformed Christian higher education and be competent to demonstrate to students a mature articulation of faith and learning.   

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include teaching courses in the general education curriculum and upper-level theology courses.  Faculty members are also dedicated to personal involvement with students outside the classroom in advising, social interaction, and informal academic and cultural settings.

Compensation

Rank and salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, pension, life insurance, and disability insurance.

Application Process

The review of applications will begin on October 14, 2022, and the position will be posted until filled. For further information about the position contact:

Dr. Jerome Douglas, Vice President for Academic Affairs

Trinity Christian College

Email: [email protected]

Only electronic application documents will be accepted.

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Applicants should be prepared to upload the following during the application process:

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • Three references (included within your vita or in a separate document)
  • Faith Statement. In a separate document, please provide details about your Christian faith and faith practices.
  • Mission and Diversity Statement. In a separate document, please provide a reflection on Trinity Christian College’s Mission, as well as a reflection on your experience working with diverse persons and in diverse settings. For your review, Trinity Christian College’s Mission and Diversity Statements can be found on our website under “Full Statements” at https://www.trnty.edu/about-us/who-we-are/
  • Transcripts

Trinity Christian College is a four-year liberal arts college located in Palos Heights, Illinois, a suburb twenty miles southwest of Chicago. Since its founding in 1959, Trinity has provided its students with an excellent Christian higher education in the Reformed tradition. The College enrollment in the traditional program is about 1,100 with a vibrant residential program. We offer majors in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, as well as professional programs in accounting and business administration, nursing, education, computer science, pre-medicine, and pre-law. Trinity also offers master’s programs in counseling psychology and special education as well as degree completion programs in education and business. Trinity Christian College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

Trinity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from diverse candidates.

 

Organization

Trinity Christian College is an accredited private liberal arts college located in Palos Heights, Illinois. Since its founding in 1959, Trinity has provided its students a rigorous Christian higher education in the Reformed tradition, preparing them to pursue excellence in their vocations. The secure 130-acre wooded campus is just 30 minutes from the limitless cultural and career resources of downtown Chicago.

Academics

Consistently ranked as one of the top-tier colleges in the Midwest region by U.S. News and World Report, Trinity Christian College offers over 80 programs of study, including traditional undergraduate, adult studies, and graduate programs. Recognizing the value of experiential learning, 100% of Trinity’s students participate in hands-on internships or field education. Trinity alumni excel. They are nurses in the most advanced healthcare facilities, award-winning teachers in schools across the country, successful business executives in global companies, and service-oriented professionals making a difference throughout the world.

Community

Whether they are commuters or campus residents, current Trinity students passionately talk about the sense of “community” they feel on this diverse campus. Trinity is often recognized for its ethnic and economic diversity. Intercollegiate sports for men and women, student-run ministry programs, and a full scope of creative expression in fine arts add to the Trinity experience. 

Chicago

Opportunities abound in the Chicagoland area, opening the door to an expansive “classroom” of culturally-rich neighborhoods; world class music, theater, art, and cuisine; and endless professional development for students via internships, career positions, and involvement with service organizations. Trinity’s Chicago Semester provides an immersive experience for students who want the city to be their home, classroom, and workplace for an entire semester.

Study Abroad

Learning outside the classroom is available through off-campus programs including Semester in Spain (Seville), Semester in The Netherlands, and Semester in Ecuador (Quito), as well as other areas of the world. May-term trips to places such as Cuba and China offer students the opportunity to discover and explore different regions of the world over the course of a few weeks.

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