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Faculty Application Essays

As part of your faculty employment application, you'll need to upload a document with your responses to 3 essay questions. For your convenience, we'll provide them now so you can work on them before you get there.

College of Arts & Sciences Applicants

  1. In a short essay of approximately 500-750 words, please describe your personal faith and Christian experience. What do you consider to be the most significant implications of your faith commitments?
  2. In a short essay of approximately 250-350 words, please state your understanding of the relationship of biblical perspectives and faith commitments to your scholarly discipline or professional specialization. 
  3. In a short essay of approximately 250-350 words, please explain what you believe to be the elements essential to the educational theory and practice of a Christian liberal arts education.

College of Adult & Professional Studies and Graduate School Applicants

  1. In a short essay of approximately 500-750 words, please describe your personal faith and Christian experience. What do you consider to be the most significant implications of your faith commitments?
  2. In a short essay of approximately 250-350 words, please state your understanding of the relationship of biblical perspectives and faith commitments to your scholarly discipline or professional specialization. 
  3. In a short essay of approximately 250-350 words, please explain what you believe to be the elements essential to the educational theory and practice of adult education in a Christian liberal arts setting.

Bethel Seminary

  1. In a short essay of approximately 500-750 words, please describe your personal faith and Christian experience. What do you consider to be the most significant implications of your faith commitments?
  2. In a short essay of approximately 250-350 words, please describe your philosophy of seminary education.
  3. In a short essay of approximately 250-350 words, please state your understanding of the relationship of your academic discipline or area of professional expertise to professional education for ministry.