Position available: Lecturer in Practical Theology

Applications close 21 October 2022

St Francis College is seeking a full-time lecturer in Practical Theology with possible additional responsibilities as the Research Coordinator. Instructions for application are included in the position description.

About St Francis College

St Francis College is the theological college for the Anglican Church Southern Queensland located in Milton, Brisbane. St Francis College is joining the University of Divinity in late 2022, and will offer University of Divinity awards from 2023. St Francis College will offer degrees in Theology and Divinity at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and also has an ordination formation program that some of our tertiary students participate in.

About the role

The Lecturer (Practical Theology) is primarily responsible for teaching and assessment in the discipline of Practical Theology. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out research in their discipline and to be an active and engaged member of our research community. The successful candidate will have an established academic track record in Practical Theology, with demonstrated capability to teach across the general area of mission and ministry. This can include spiritual formation, pastoral theology, homiletics, liturgy and missiology. The Lecturer will lead the discipline of Practical Theology, and oversee the development, review, and provision of courses in our Mission and Ministry stream. This will require the successful candidate to be an experienced
practitioner in the field of mission and ministry.

The Lecturer (Practical Theology) will be expected to participate actively in the college’s academic and communal life, and to be involved with the community of the Anglican Church Southern Queensland.

As a member of the St Francis College Faculty, the Lecturer participates in Faculty meetings and contributes to the work of ensuring the quality delivery of academic subjects and courses. The role of Lecturer requires that the successful candidate possesses strong interpersonal skills and relates well to diverse people. The Lecturer has good organisational skills, is self-motivated, able to attend to detail, and has a commitment to confidentiality, impartiality, and discretion.

The Lecturer works in accordance with the values and ethos of the Anglican Church Southern Queensland, and the Anglican Church Southern Queensland Code of Conduct, and supports the operations of the Church through the MEC.

Position description and how to apply

Read the position description for a full overview of the role, key selection criteria, and instructions for how to apply

Position Description

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