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Junior Lecturer: Ecclesiology (Church History and Church Polity / Church Law)

Job Summary
The incumbent's duties will include lecturing in the field of Ecclesiology (Church History and Church Polity / Church Law); providing postgraduate study guidance; and more.

Stellenbosch University

Faculty: Theology

Discipline Group of Systematic Theology and Ecclesiology

Junior Lecturer: Ecclesiology (Church History and Church Polity / Church Law)

(Ref. THE03/091/0321)

Ecclesiology is a sub-discipline in the Department of Systematic Theology and Ecclesiology in the Faculty of Theology.

It focusses on the study of the Church History / History of Christianity and Church Polity / Church Law.

Systematic Theology and Ecclesiology is an academic discipline within the Faculty of Theology with a focus on the study of Christian Theology, Ethics, Church History and Church Polity / Church Law.

Duties:
  • Lecturing in the field of Ecclesiology (Church History and Church Polity / Church Law);
  • Postgraduate study guidance;
  • Commitment to further research;
  • Attending and presenting papers at national and international conferences;
  • Administration pertaining to teaching and research;
  • Involvement in activities of the discipline group and Faculty;
  • Involvement in the Stellenbosch University (SU) community and social impact activities;
  • Involvement in the church in its various forms;
  • Involvement in the rest of society in its various forms.
Job Requirements:
  • A Master's degree in Church History or Church Polity / Church Law (or a related discipline);
  • Teaching (or tutoring) and research experience, particularly in Church History or Church Polity / Church Law;
  • Expertise in South African, or African, Church History or Church Polity / Church Law;
  • Computer literacy, with the ability to use various Microsoft programs (Word, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Good administrative and organisational skills;
  • Ability to function in a multilingual environment.
Recommendation:
  • Articles published in accredited academic journals;
  • Postgraduate supervision (completed);
  • Already at an advanced stage of doctoral research.

Enquiries regarding job content: Prof Dion Forster on 021 808 3250, or at dionforster@sun.ac.za

Enquiries regarding remuneration/benefits as well as technical assistance with the electronic application process: Human Resources Client Service Centre on 021 808 2753, or at SUN-E-HR@sun.ac.za

Commencement Date: 01-Jul-2021

Closing Date: 21-Apr-2021

The University is committed to employment equity (EE), and appointments will be made in line with the EE plan for the specific environment as well as Stellenbosch University's institutional EE Plan.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Apply online at http://www.sun.ac.za/english/careers

Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the names and e-mail  addresses of at least three referees), must reach the University before or on the closing date of the advertised post.

The University reserves the right to investigate qualifications and conduct background checks on all candidates.

Should no feedback be received from the University within six weeks of the closing date, kindly accept that your application did not succeed.

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