Role Description
  •  Responsible to the Academic Dean.
  •  Levels 4, 5, 6 and 7 lecturing, tutoring and pastoral care of students, setting and marking assessments and examinations, research supervision for the Master and Doctoral programmes, and publishing peer reviewed research.
  •   The post holder must possess a PhD in Old Testament, be able to teach Hebrew at introductory and advanced levels, and preferably have supervised a doctoral student to completion. 
  •  The successful candidate will have a proven track record and an ongoing, viable programme of research.
  •   Lecturing experience and/or a qualification in lecturing at Higher Education level are desirable.
  • The person appointed will be a practising Christian, with ongoing active service in a local church, who is in full sympathy with the doctrinal basis of the School.
  • Lecturing includes both day time lectures, and occasional evening classes and conferences.
  •   The conduct of tutorials and seminars.
  •   Tutorial responsibilities, either as personal or group tutor.
  •   Pastoral care of students.
Marking and Exams
  •   The marking and second marking of assignments within the agreed time scale.
  •   Setting and marking exam scripts, exam invigilation and attendance at examiners’ meetings.
Career Development
  •   Further study and personal development: study day, conferences, continuing education and training.
  •   Sabbatical leave is not automatic but arranged with the Academic Dean after the submission of a satisfactory proposal for its use. 
  •   Chapel: full participation in the chapels and prayer groups, including leading
  • and speaking on occasions.
  •   Student applications: preliminary or formal interviews of prospective students.
  •   Committees: attendance and active participation at the Academic Board, Programme Boards of Study, 
  • and other School committees as required.
  •   Attendance at School events such as Graduation Day and the Laing Lecture.
  •   Any other reasonable duties as required by the Academic Dean.
Terms and Conditions
  •   Salary:        £34,597
  •   Hours:        This is a full-time post, i.e. 35 hours per week minimum 
  •   Holidays:      27 days per year
  •   Pension:      Eligible to join the LST Pension Scheme
  •   Probationary Period:    One academic year
  •   Notice Period:      One academic term minimum
  •   Start:        The job is expected to begin 1 September 2016. 
  •   Further information can be obtained from the Academic Dean:
  •   Applicants should send the following to the Academic Dean as pdf documents attached to an email:
  • (a) Covering letter of application, 
  • (b) Curriculum vitae and 
  • (c) List of four referees, one of whom is to be the applicant’s senior pastor.
  •   Applications close Friday, 5.00 pm, 29 July 2016.
June 2016

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