Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary seeks a creative
colleague who enjoys teaching a range of biblical courses including
Hebrew, Old Testament survey, and Old Testament exegesis, as well
as biblical electives. Candidates for this tenure-track position
must have a heart for teaching, a strong and critical love for the
Church, and a passion for helping to form the next generation of
pastoral leaders. Applications are particularly encouraged from
women and persons of color.
Louisville Seminary has been serving the Reformed tradition for
more than 160 years, and we are committed to continuing that
relationship: candidates must be able to move comfortably within
this context and guide students preparing to minister in churches
of the Reformed tradition. At the same time, Louisville Seminary is
an increasingly diverse ecumenical community embracing many
traditions. We are committed to growing as a multicultural and
anti-racist place of learning and living and to deepening
ecumenical and inter-religious learning.
The Professor of Old Testament will teach students in our Master of
Divinity, Master of Arts in Religion, Master of Arts in Marriage
and Family Therapy, and Doctor of Ministry degree programs. In
addition, they will have opportunities to participate in the Black
Church Studies program.
A Ph.D. or Th.D. in Old Testament/Hebrew Bible is required. We
anticipate making this appointment at the assistant or associate
professor level beginning in September 2018. Faculty rank will be
determined on the basis of experience.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. All
applications must be received by September 30, 2017.
An application must include:
1. a letter of application,
2. your curriculum vitae,
3. a tentative syllabus for a course you could offer in Old
4. three letters of reference.
Send these materials electronically to:
Dr. Tyler Mayfield
Search Committee Chair
c/o Ms. Jean Newman
Louisville Seminary is an equal opportunity employer and
does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (except
as religion may be a bona fide occupational qualification for
certain positions at the Seminary), sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, age, veteran status, or