Graduate Assistants in the
Department of Theology:
(1) Assist full-time Theology faculty in varied research tasks
leading to scholarly publication in the form of presentations at
professional meetings, as well as production of written articles
(2) Support Theology professors on a case-by-case basis in their
efforts to develop more effective classroom presentation materials
(3) Collaborate with faculty on in-house Theology Department
scholarly activities. These include: the management of
Theta Alpha Kappa (The National Honor Society for
Religious Studies and Theology), supporting preparation of
public academic presentations on timely theological issues such as
the “Three-Things Talk Series" now underway, and
similar activities that promote the visibility and academic
reputation of the department.
(4) Assist faculty and the department chairperson with program
assessment and curriculum development. These tasks include
review and analysis of course outlines, collecting, compiling, and
presenting data for assessment and program review purposes,
Each year, GA Theology candidates are recruited based on
- Solid record of prior academic performance.
- Linguistic as well as word-processing skills,
with special attention to multilingual ability. Previous life and
work experience that lends itself to a professional academic
- Ability to work with others as part of our G.A.
team in serving the academic needs of a large
faculty with diverse interests, wide-ranging
specializations, and varying research needs.
Periodically GAs meet informally with the Program Director to
discuss any issues that arise, along with graduate assistants’
concerns. A follow-up meeting at the end of each semester
helps identify areas in which service provided by our GA team may