Saint Paul School of Theology

Saint Paul School of Theology invites applications for a full-time faculty appointment in Ethics or Church and Society at the rank of assistant professor. The position is non-tenured with renewable contract and with possibility of tenure-track in the future.

Candidates for the position must have a Ph.D. or equivalent academic degree in a relevant field. Expertise in racial or ethnic studies is highly desirable, and the cover letter should indicate scholarly and teaching competence in other areas relevant to theological education. Preferred candidates will also have empirical skills for social science research. Successful applicants should be equipped to teach on-campus, hybrid, and online courses. The appointment begins on July 1, 2021.

Saint Paul welcomes nominations for the positions, and the search committee will begin processing applications on November 1, 2020. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should send the cover letter, CV, and 3 letters of reference to: search.committee@spst.edu. Questions about the search may be addressed to Jeanne Hoeft, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean (jhoeft@spst.edu), or Nancy Howell, chair of the search committee (howellnr@spst.edu).

Saint Paul School of Theology (www.spst.edu) is a seminary of The United Methodist Church with campuses in Leawood, KS, and Oklahoma City, OK. The seminary is unique in its relationships with Leawood United Methodist Church of the Resurrection and Oklahoma City University, each of which contributes to the quality of the curriculum. Faculty are committed to rigorous education of students from diverse denominational contexts, to common interests in social justice, and to flexible course delivery. The seminary offers MACM, MATS, MDIV, and DMIN degrees shaped by action/reflection approaches and committed to equipping students for Christian leadership in diverse contexts. In addition to teaching and scholarship, faculty are engaged in service to the seminary, the church, and to peace and justice efforts. Saint Paul School of Theology is an EEOC employer.