Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary seeks a creative
colleague who enjoys teaching a range of biblical courses,
including Greek, New Testament survey courses, exegesis of various
New Testament books, biblical electives, and occasional
seminary-wide courses on topics pertaining to theological
formation. 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.
The Professor of New Testament will teach students in Louisville
Seminary’s 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.
We anticipate making this appointment at the level of assistant
or associate professor beginning in August 2022.
The learning community of Louisville Seminary is characterized
by vibrant student-faculty interaction and transformative practical
training opportunities. A theological school of the Presbyterian
Church (U.S.A.), Louisville Seminary is committed to growing as a
multicultural and antiracist place of learning and living, and to
deepening ecumenical and interreligious learning. Our Presbyterian
heritage informs our commitment to social justice regarding race,
gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and ecology as we carry out
our mission of preparing people to participate in the redemptive
ministry of Jesus Christ in a pluralistic world.
Louisville Seminary offers a full range of benefits, including a
generous sabbatical policy, professional development assistance,
403b pension benefit, and health insurance. Rank and tenure will be
determined based on experience.
QUALIFICATIONS AND APPLICATION PROCESS:
A Ph.D. or Th.D. in New Testament is required. All applications
- A letter of application
- A curriculum vitae
- A tentative syllabus for a course you could offer in New
- Three letters of reference
Send these materials electronically to:
Dr. Susan R. Garrett, Search Committee Chair
c/o Ms. Jean Newman
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. All
applications must be received by September 30, 2021.
Louisville Seminary is an equal opportunity employer
and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran
status, or disability.