Welcome to another week’s edition of AJBST. The lead-up to SBL continues to provide a diverse assortment of academic jobs, from Cambridge to Georgetown, Pakistan to Arizona. [Read more…]
by Scott McClelland | South University
Students take grades very seriously. Many times, they stick their personality out there, as well as any content, for professors to examine. In response, we place a quantitative score on a qualitative essay which comes from deep in the student’s heart. So we invented rubrics in the hope that we could justify our quantitative scoring. Rubrics, at least, provide a foundation to guide (and keep in check?) our qualitative responses to a student’s work. But are they enough? [Read more…]
by Tavis Bohlinger
Even though a career in academia will be out of reach for most PhDs in biblical studies, (and theology, church history, etc.), there is no reason that biblical scholarship should be abandoned. Believing scholars of the Bible in any subdiscipline are extremely important for the health and life of the church. [Read more…]
This week’s jobs include posts from London to the Netherlands, Chicago to Norway. [Read more…]
A healthy week on the academic job market. More Open Rank adverts than we’ve seen in some time, and a decent number of OT, NT, and Judaism posts, as well as various types of theology. We’ve thrown in a few posts for History of the Ancient Med for good measure.
Just over a month to SBL Boston, we hope you get plenty of interviews. [Read more…]