Professor of Mission

University of Winchester - Department of Theology, Religion and Philosophy & Winchester Diocese School of Mission

The University of Winchester takes pride from its Anglican Foundation and works closely with the Diocese of Winchester. Together, the University and the Diocese seeks to appoint an academic with international standing to undertake programme development, to make a significant research contribution to missiology, and to work closely with the Diocese in their teaching programme and mission work.

With a strong publication record and experienced in academic leadership, you will have an entrepreneurial approach to the development of academic programmes. You will also be to demonstrate a commitment to further the Christian mission of the church and be experienced in the practise of the Christian mission of the church worldwide.

As a measure of this relationship, half the time will be based in the Department of Theology, Religion and Philosophy in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University, with the remainder on secondment to the Winchester Diocese School of Mission reporting to the Canon Principal for the operational work in the diocese.

It is expected that the candidate will take up post as soon as possible from April onwards.

One of the University's core values is 'individuals matter'. As an employee at the University of Winchester, we are committed to your wellbeing and development. You will have access to a wide range of benefits and support including complimentary access to the GetActive initiative, comprehensive staff development programme, generous holiday entitlement and pension scheme. Further details can be found on our website. Post No: HSS-M15

A full job description and person specification can be accessed here.

Interview Date: 9 March 2018

Please note that posts close at midnight on the date stated. Late applications will not be accepted.

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