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Career Opportunity: HTS FT Faculty Position in Preaching and Worship


Hood Theological Seminary (HTS) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Preaching and Worship at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. Primary responsibilities include offering required and elective courses in preaching and worship in both the Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry programs, advising and mentoring students, administratively overseeing the Seminary’s weekly chapel service, conducting relevant research/scholarly activities in the field, and offering meaningful service to the campus and community. Minimum qualifications include Ph.D. or DMin. by August 2023, potential for excellence in classroom instruction, willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues, and commitment to the Seminary’s institutional mission. As HTS also offers both hybrid and online course delivery, experience and/or certification in online instruction is desired. Semester teaching load is two courses in Track I (each course meets Mon., Tu., Wed., or Thu.) that are repeated in Track II (Fri. night or Sat.; i.e., four courses, two preps). Position involves advisement of Doctor of Ministry professional projects as needed.

Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, single page statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to Rev. J. Frances King at jking@hoodseminary.edu. Deadline to submit application is March 31, 2023.

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.


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