1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae: Provide a current, detailed résumé that includes personal and biographical information, residence and business addresses and telephone numbers, e-mail address, religious background, educational background, professional experience – include reasons for changes of employment and explanation of any gaps in employment, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and other information such as research interests, publications, awards, and samples of scholarly activity you believe will be helpful in the assessment of your candidacy.
3. References: Submit the names, titles, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three persons familiar with your academic and professional background who can be contacted concerning your qualifications. Please state their relationship to you; at least one person should be able to speak about your Christian commitment. Letters of recommendation on your behalf may also be included.
4. Official Transcripts: Request that all official transcripts of undergraduate and graduate work completed to date be sent to the address below directly from each institution:
700 7th Street NE
Sioux Center, IA 51250
5. Personal Statement: Please write a 3-5 page statement outlining (1) your religious convictions, (2) your understanding of Christian higher education, and (3) your approach to teaching, research, and writing. Throughout your personal statement, please interact with and comment directly upon relationships between your ideas and The Educational Task of Dordt University and The Educational Framework of Dordt University. In particular, be sure to respond to Dordt University’s four curricular coordinates (religious orientation, creational structure, creational development, and contemporary response). Hard copies of the Task and Framework are available upon request.