Old Testament Job Opportunity in Melbourne

My Old Testament colleague here at the Uniting Church Theological College and Centre for Theology and Ministry retires at the end of this year. So, we are now advertising for a new Professor of Old Testament, to start in 2012. Details are as follows:

UNITING CHURCH THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE

 

CENTRE FOR THEOLOGY AND MINISTRY

SYNOD OF VICTORIA AND TASMANIA

 

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Applications are invited for the position of

 

PROFESSOR OF OLD TESTAMENT

at the Uniting Church Theological College Melbourne

 

The appointee will teach in the field of Old Testament Studies, enabling students of the Theological College and the United Faculty of Theology (an ecumenical Recognised Teaching Institution of the Melbourne College of Divinity) to explore the Old Testament, develop their knowledge and skill for interpreting its texts and to integrate their learning into their theology, preaching, teaching and practice of ministry.

 

The appointee will participate in the preparation and formation of candidates for the Uniting Church Ministries and resource the wider Uniting Church in understanding the Old Testament.

 

Appointment effective from 1 January 2012 for a period of 7 years

 

Closing date:  15 July 2011

 

The full advertisment can be downloaded by clicking on the folloing link Download OT ad April11.

Please feel free to circulate these details as widely as possible. I am happy to have a conversation with anyone who feels they might want to apply.