Start Date: August 2024
Montreat College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Humanities to serve the History, Language, and Literature department, as well as the Bible, Theology, and Ministry department. The applicant should be well equipped to teach foundational Bible courses (typically Old Testament but could include New Testament); foundational first- and second-year writing; and Christian faith integration courses. Applicants should be prepared to engage frequently with students both in and out of the classroom. The successful candidate will become part of an interdisciplinary enterprise dedicated to fostering students’ growth in meaningful communication, critical analysis, and spiritual formation through the study of Bible, theology, English composition and literature, and faith integration. Montreat College is primarily a teaching institution with opportunities for research; the typical teaching load is 12 hours per semester.
Duties and Responsibilities
The candidate will be responsible for a variety of faculty duties, including several of the following:
- Teaching Bible (typically foundational Old Testament, three sections each academic year, 0.375 FTE)
- Teaching English Composition I & II (three sections each academic year, 0.375 FTE)
- Teaching three 2-credit sections of Christian Faith Integration courses (foundational and capstone, 0.25 FTE)
- Advising students and possibly supervising student research projects
- Participating in faculty committees
- Other duties as described in the Faculty Handbook
Successful candidate will affirm and support the Mission, Vision, Statement of Faith, and Community Life Covenant of Montreat College.
The successful candidate will also demonstrate support for Christian liberal arts education and the specific ability to integrate faith and Christian discipline in a compelling, thoughtful manner. Teaching excellence and a willingness to serve the broader college community through service and committee work are also expected.
Doctorate in either Bible/Theology/Ministry or English/Writing, with at least 18 graduate hours (Masters degree preferred) in the other area. MFA acceptable as terminal degree for Writing. College-level teaching experience preferred in both areas.
Position will report to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates are requested to complete the following:
- Complete employment application.
- Email the following materials to Dr. Mark Hijleh (email@example.com), Vice President for Academic Affairs.
- Letter of Application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Transcripts of Undergraduate and Graduate Work
- Statement of Faith
- Statement of Philosophy of Christian Higher Education
- List of Three References with Contact Information
About Montreat College
Montreat College is a Christian liberal arts college accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer masters, bachelors, and associates degrees. The main campus is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains fifteen miles east of Asheville, North Carolina, a region recognized as one of the most attractive living environments in the United States. Additional locations in Asheville, Charlotte, and Morganton supplement the main campus. The College is committed to Christ-centered teaching and learning, and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities.
Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Humanities (Bible/Writing/Faith Integration)
Montreat College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Humanities to serve the History, Language, and Literature department, as well as the Bible, Theology, and Ministry department.
Salary Currency: USD
Date Posted: 2023-08-09
Employment Type : FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization : Montreat College
Organization URL: https://www.montreat.edu
Organization Logo: https://www.montreat.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/montreat-1080.jpg
Location: PostalAddress, 310 Gaither Circle, Montreat, NC, 28757, USA
- Postgraduate Degree