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
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.