Torrey Honors Institute (www.biola.edu/torreyhonors) invites applications for a one-year appointment in a full-time teaching position, Instructor rank. Torrey uses a great books curriculum to deliver a sixty-unit general education program for honors students. The program emphasizes student development in reading, writing, and speaking skills, as well as the pursuit of cultural literacy and wisdom. A successful candidate will be enthusiastic about the liberal arts, enjoy teaching texts from across numerous humanities disciplines, and appreciate the theological significance of literatures. Additionally, a successful candidate will look forward to collaborative teaching with colleagues, since all faculty in the department work together to deliver the same great books curriculum. PhD is required in any field central to the humanities. Part of the teaching load includes mentoring a diverse group of students from all university majors.
Terms of Contract: Instructor Rank. Excellent benefits package included.
Position begins Fall 2017. Send application letter describing multi-disciplinary pursuits beyond specialization, curriculum vitae, and one-page statement of personal Christian commitment and experience, through this online system. Full applications will be requested from promising candidates. Position is open until filled.
About Biola University
Biola University is a protestant, evangelical, Christian university in which faculty profess personal faith in Jesus Christ, endorse a university statement of Christian faith and community values, and are committed to the integration of faith and learning. See the institution’s doctrinal statement and theological distinctives at biola.edu/about/doctrinal-statement. Biola is accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges (WASC). One of its distinctive curricular features is 30 credits of Bible built into the general education requirements for every major for all of its 4000 undergraduate students.
Biola is committed to diversity and seeks faculty who can contribute to multicultural understandings. Candidates should be able to demonstrate ability to work effectively with diverse populations, female and male students and colleagues, and to integrate multicultural content and issues into their teaching.
Biola University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, age, or physical or mental disability. However, as a private religious institution, the University reserves the right to exercise preference on the basis of religion in all of its employment practices. Biola serves a student body of over 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students. For more information on Biola, visit www.biola.edu.