Job Purpose:

Tyndale Seminary, a graduate theological school in the evangelical, Protestant tradition, invites applications and nominations for a full-time faculty position in Practical Theology. The successful applicant will hold a doctoral degree in a relevant field and demonstrate exceptional capacities for theological reflection on the practice of ministry in the post-Christian, multicultural Canadian context.

The incumbent will align with Tyndale Seminary’s commitment to missionally-framed theological education and to interdisciplinary, intercultural formation for ministry.  Tyndale encourages applicants with strong capabilities for integrated, cross-disciplinary teaching and scholarship, interweaving theology with frontline ministry practice. 

The incumbent will teach at both the master’s level and doctoral (DMin) level and play a key role in shaping and overseeing cutting-edge programs of study in practical theology, including technology –assisted learning.  The position includes three-fold faculty responsibilities in teaching, scholarship and service.

Category:  Full-time faculty position, open rank
Salary: Commensurate with rank and experience
Reports to:  Academic Dean, Seminary
Application Dates: Review of applications will commence Sept. 2, 2017 and continue until the position has been filled.
Start Date:  To be negotiated, but preferably in the academic year 2017-18

Candidate Profile:

• A practical theologian with cross -disciplinary expertise in a cognate field such as pastoral ministry, leadership, church planting/renewal, spirituality, missiology, etc.
• An educator with proven skills in developing and teaching master’s and doctoral courses that integrate theology and the practice of ministry.
• A practitioner with demonstrated skills in mentoring and supervising students and emerging leaders.
• A scholar and writer with an active research agenda.
• A networker with a vision to link the academy and the church.
• An engaged community member who participates fully in the academic and community life of the institution.

Required Qualifications:

• Earned doctorate in a relevant field.
• Proven experience in graduate level teaching, supervision and research.
• Record of significant and effective ministry leadership.
• Capacity to engage critically and reflectively with the nature and mission of the church in a pluralistic, post-Christendom context.
• Committed to a missional understanding of the global church.
• Creative, energetic, and passionate about the formation of women and men for Christian service.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Familiarity with the Canadian context
• Publication record
• Experience in intercultural engagement


Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter highlighting the applicants’ fit with the position as described above, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.  All applications will be reviewed but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

> Posted: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 | Full-Time Faculty Positions

For general employment information
send your Resumé to:

Tyndale University College & Seminary, Human Resources
3377 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. M2M 3S4
1-416-226-6620 ext 2103 fax: 1-416-226-6746
or e-mail: employment@tyndale.ca

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