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Faculty Position in the Supervised Practice of Ministry,
with secondary competency in at least one of the following:
Pastoral Care and Counseling,
Church Leadership,
Church Administration,
Evangelism, or
Christian Education

Hood Theological Seminary invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position with primary responsibility for directing its Supervised Practice of Ministry program.

Teaching responsibilities include the required Supervised Practice of Ministry courses (one each semester in each track) and another course in a secondary competency in Practical Theology (Pastoral Care and Counseling, Church Leadership, Church Administration, Evangelism, or Christian Education). Minimum qualifications include Ph.D. by August 2018 (extraordinary candidates who have completed the D.Min. degree will be considered), excellence in classroom instruction, willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues, and commitment to the seminary’s institutional mission. Familiarity with Wesleyan and African American theological traditions is desired.

Semester teaching load is two courses in Track I (where courses meet Tues., Wed., or Thurs.) that are repeated in Track II (Fri. or Sat.) (i.e., four courses, two preps). Position involves possible teaching in the D.Min. program and advisement of Doctor of Ministry professional projects as needed.

The successful candidate shall have pastoral experience, shall have served in supervisory roles in ministry, and shall have a record (or promise) of academic contribution to their academic field. Faculty rank is open.

Please send digitized letter of application, curriculum vitae, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to Rev. Dr. Kay Hines at khines@hoodseminary.edu. Review of applications has begun and will continue until the position is filled. Start date can be as early as July 1, 2018.

Hood Theological Seminary, founded in 1879 and located in historic Salisbury, NC, is sponsored by the A.M.E. Zion Church and has a diverse faculty and student body. In 2013 the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada reaffirmed HTS's accreditation for ten years. In 2014 the University Senate of The United Methodist Church reaffirmed HTS’s place on its list of approved seminaries.

Contact: Rev. Dr. Kay Hines

Address: 1810 Lutheran Synod Drive Salisbury NC 28144

Phone: 704-636-7611

Email: khines@hoodseminary.edu

Website: www.hoodseminary.edu

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