SMB 2910HS Hermeneutics and Exegesis in Eastern Christianity

Closed for Applications


Job Posting No. (please quote on application): 20181 SMB2910HS
Posting Date: April 21, 2020 Closing Date: May 21, 2020
Position:  Course Instructor
Number of Positions Available One (1)
Term when the course will be offered: 20205 Summer
Course Number & Course Title: SMB 2910HS “Hermeneutics and Exegesis in Eastern Christianity”
Course Description: Examines Eastern patristic and modern Orthodox thought on biblical scholarship, as well as Eastern Christian reflection on the discipline of interpretation. Reflects on the place of Scripture in Eastern Christian doctrine, liturgy and practice, and address contemporary issues in interpretation from an Eastern Christian perspective. The achievements of modern Western biblical exegesis will be correlated to the thinking of contemporary Eastern Christian authors. The insights of philosophical hermeneutics will also be discussed.
Qualifications: Ph.D. with expertise in Eastern Christian Studies. Previous teaching experience in a similar course is strongly preferred. Ability to assume sole responsibility for the preparation and grading of all written assignments, and tests.
Brief Description of Duties: Preparation and delivery of course content; goals/outcomes; development, administration and marking of assignments, tests and exams; calculation and submission of grades; holding regular office hours; supervising TAs (if any) assigned to the course.
Salary: $ 8489.50  (includes vacation pay)
Estimated Course Enrolment: 12
Estimated TA Support: N/A
Class Schedule: Remote Teaching
Dates of the Appointment: July 6, 2020 – July 29, 2020
Application Process Applicants should submit a cover letter, an updated CV and names of three references via email to the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Theology, University of St. Michael’s College


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  • Start Date
    July 6, 2020
  • Department
    Faculty of Theology — Supervised by: Dean, Faculty of Theology
  • Compensation
    $8,489.50 (includes vacation pay)
  • Hours
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