Lutheran Theological Seminary, Saskatoon (LTS)

Lutheran Theological Seminary, Saskatoon (LTS), a seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church In
Canada, and accredited by the Association of Theological Schools of the United States and Canada (ATS),
invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in Pastoral
Theology And Leadership For Mission. The proposed starting date is January 1, 2017.
The successful candidate will possess:
• a M.Div. degree.
• a doctorate completed or all but dissertation in Pastoral Theology.
• significant publishing record or evidence/promise of publishable scholarship in the area of
doctoral specification.
• the ability to teach required courses in Pastoral Theology and Leadership.
• the ability to teach electives in both the M.Div. and graduate courses in pastoral care and
• an extensive knowledge of leadership processes in the area of missional development,
discipleship and outreach ministry.
The successful candidate will also have in experience in the following areas:
• at least 3 years of leadership in a parish.
• active involvement in parish life and ministry with a focus on outreach ministries.
• effective leadership roles in church or religious organizations.
• considerable experience and interaction with diverse social, economic and ethnic groups.
• demonstrated teaching ability, including experience teaching online courses.
Candidates for this position should be rostered members of, or be willing to join, the Evangelical
Lutheran Church In Canada (ELCIC). Preference will be given to candidates who are ordained and
members of the ELCIC or a church body affiliated with the Lutheran World Federation. Women and
members of visible minorities are encouraged to apply.
The closing date for applications is July 29, 2016. Interviews will be held in the early fall of 2016.
A complete application will consist of:
• a cover letter that highlights the skills and strengths you have to offer LTS, a description of your
pedagogical approach to teaching, as well as why you are interested in teaching at a seminary;
• a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications);
• a statement of research interests;
• a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and evaluations if
available); and,
• Contact information for three people willing to provide you with a letter of reference.
Information about LTS can be found on their website at:
Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application package electronically as a PDF
file to [email protected] or by hardcopy to:
Search Committee, LTS,
c/o President Michael Nel
114 Seminary Cr.
Saskatoon, SK S7N 0X3