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Professor of New Testament

Employer
Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Aug 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Religion
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Details

DESCRIPTION:

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.

COMPENSATION:

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 must include:

  • A letter of application
  • curriculum vitae
  • A tentative syllabus for a course you could offer in New Testament
  • Three letters of reference

Send these materials electronically to:

Dr. Susan R. Garrett, Search Committee Chair
c/o Ms. Jean Newman
jnewman@lpts.edu

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.

 

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