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Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary has a great opportunity for an organized and talented Learning Technologies Librarian to apply their expertise to support hybrid and online education for all degree and certificate programs and coordinate the use of new library technology spaces at Austin Seminary. 

Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary has a great opportunity for an organized and talented Learning Technologies Librarian to apply their expertise to support hybrid and online education for all degree and certificate programs and coordinate the use of new library technology spaces at Austin Seminary. 

The ideal candidate has professional experience: administering and using a learning management system (LMS); using cameras and recording equipment; supporting online education; and knowledge of web authoring software, HTML, and CSS. The ideal candidate also has demonstrated success in teaching and training. 

Read job description here; a cover letter and resume should be submitted to hr@austinseminary.edu. This position will remain open until it is filled.

In concert with the Institutional Advancement Team, the Major Gifts Officer is responsible for supporting the ongoing fundraising activities of the Office of Institutional Advancement, relating to annual fund donor retention, growth of the annual fund, and meeting other funding goals for institutionally stated priorities. The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for understanding and articulating the mission of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and the case for its support through a variety of development efforts focusing on donor relationships. A full job description can be found here. A cover letter and resume should be submitted to hr@austinseminary.edu. This position will remain open until it is filled.

Faculty Positions

Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary announces a tenure-track position in New Testament. The person appointed will teach in all aspects of the Biblical Department course offerings, including courses in Greek and courses in all degree programs (MATS, MAMP, MAR, MAYM, MDiv, and DMin) as well as non-degree certificate programs. The PhD (completed or nearly completed) in New Testament is required. Rank is instructor until the completion of the PhD, or assistant professor. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. While the student body is composed primarily of candidates for the ordained ministry in Presbyterian and Methodist churches, interest in a variety of interpretive and theological approaches is welcomed and expected. Proficiency in Spanish is desirable. Faculty members at Austin Seminary are committed to educating and equipping individuals for ordained Christian ministry and other forms of Christian service. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to David H. Jensen, Academic Dean, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 100 E. 27th Street, Austin, Texas, 78705, dean @austinseminary.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until October 31, 2021. Pre-arranged interviews may be conducted during the Society of Biblical Literature meeting in San Antonio in November 2021, either in-person or virtually. 

 

Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary announces a tenure‑track position in the area of church history. Candidates must possess competence in this field from the apostolic period to the present, but should be particularly knowledgeable in American church history. The person appointed to this position may also be appointed as the first holder of the Thomas White Currie Chair of American Church History. A central value of the Currie Chair is scholarly interest in church history as it relates to the American Southwest. This position includes teaching in all degree programs (MATS, MAMP, MAR, MAYM, MDiv, and DMin) as well as non-degree certificate programs. The PhD or its equivalent (either completed or nearly completed) is required. Rank is open. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Proficiency in Spanish is desirable. Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary is an equal opportunity employer. Faculty members at Austin Seminary are committed to educating and equipping individuals for ordained Christian ministry and other forms of Christian service. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to: David H. Jensen, Academic Dean, 100 E. 27th St., Austin, Texas, 78705dean@austinseminary.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until October 31, 2021.

Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary announces a tenure-track faculty position in the area of evangelism and mission. The person appointed to this position will teach in the areas of evangelism and mission in North American and international contexts. This faculty member will serve in the Department of the Church’s Ministry and will teach required and elective courses in master’s-level (MATS, MAMP, MAR, MAYM, MDiv) and DMin degree programs as well as in non-degree certificate programs. The successful candidate will be able to relate evangelism and mission to the practical and theological dimensions of congregational and public leadership. Successful candidates will also demonstrate skills in teaching and have strong commitments to scholarship and research. The PhD or its equivalent (completed or nearly completed) in the field of evangelism, missiology, or a related theological discipline is required. Rank is open, and the person appointed may be considered for appointment to the Lancaster Chair in Evangelism and Mission. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Proficiency in Spanish is desirable. Faculty members at Austin Seminary are committed to educating and equipping individuals for ordained Christian ministry and other forms of Christian service. Austin Seminary is an equal opportunity employer. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to: David H. Jensen, Academic Dean, 100 E. 27th St., Austin, Texas, 78705dean@austinseminary.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until October 15, 2021.