A Record of Success: The King’s University in Edmonton is a lively, dynamic and nurturing learning environment.
King’s learning experience is enhanced by the institution’s strong commitment to community service and faculty research. King’s offers fully accredited three- and four-year Bachelor degrees in the arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and commerce, as well as a two-year Bachelor of Education after-degree. King’s currently serves
over 900 students of all ages from a variety of backgrounds from across Canada and abroad, representing a
wide variety of nations.
Faculty Position: Biblical Studies and Theology
Tenure Track (Full Time)
Assistant Professor (tenure track). Highly qualified candidates will be considered at higher rank.
$62,929 and up. The University provides generous benefits
Application review process starts November 1, 2020. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
preferred starting date
June 1, 2021
To be considered for appointment, the candidate must wholeheartedly endorse the Mission Statement and the Statement of Faith of the University (see https://www.kingsu.ca/about-us/about-kings/faith-commitment).The successful candidate must demonstrate graduate level course work in the area of teaching or related experience. A Ph.D. in Biblical Studies and/or Theology is required.
Six term courses or equivalent per year.
particulars of the position
The successful candidate will be one who can communicate to undergraduate students the beauty of the Christian faith as laid out in Scripture. The candidate must demonstrate an ability to teach introduction to the Bible courses in the King's Common Curriculum, which all King's students take. The candidate will also bring an ability to teach more specialized courses to students interested in deeper study and those in our Theology program. Courses that foreground biblical literature should also have a theological orientation consonant with the foundational mission of King's to equip students for service in God's world. King's is interested in scholars who can provide biblical perspectives (on gender or non-Western Christian theologies, for example) that can open student's eyes to the diversity of the Christian faith. As King's is a distinctively Christian and interdisciplinary liberal arts university, the successful candidate will also contribute to ongoing conversations about faithful scholarship with colleagues in other disciplines and with our wider supporting communities.
The successful candidate will be committed to a faith-based approach to teaching and learning in the discipline and is expected to develop a program of scholarship.
Subject to budget approval.
The King's University is a Christian liberal arts university offering three and four-year Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees, a Bachler of Commerce, a Bachelor of Music, and a two-year after-degree Bachelor of Education (Elementary and Secondary) accredited by the province of Alberta. The University is a member of Universities Canada and of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Faculty members at The King's University are eligible for and are currently receiving Tri-Council funding. The faculty at The King's University are recognized for involving undergraduate students in their scholarship, with some faculty members having obtained external funding.
A condition of employment is assent to the University’s Christian Statement of Faith found at: https://www.kingsu.ca/about-us/careers
Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Forward curriculum vitae and letter of application (should be two pages and include brief statements on teaching, research, and alignment with the University’s mission) to:
Dr. Kristopher Ooms, Vice President Academic and Research
The King’s University
9125-50 Street, Edmonton, Alberta
Phone: 780-465-3500 ext. 8042
Visit our web site at www.kingsu.ca.
We appreciate all applicants for considering The King's University as a potential employer, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
The King's University respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including members of visible minorities, Indigenous, First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: From $63,000.00 per year
- Dental care
- Extended health care