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Faculty Position in Preaching, Full/Associate/Assistant Professor

Princeton Theological Seminary
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Religion
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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Open Rank (Tenured or Tenure-Track) Faculty position in Preaching


Princeton Theological Seminary, a school in the Reformed theological tradition with students representing a broad range of preaching traditions, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track or tenured position in Preaching. Appointment at the level of Assistant Professor will be tenure-track; Appointment at the level of Associate or full professor will be made with tenure.


The candidate selected for this position will be a scholar of recognized stature or demonstrable potential, who is dedicated to the church’s life and work, and equipped to teach preaching to students preparing for Christian ministry in its various forms. Candidates should have earned the Ph.D. or Th.D. in Homiletics as well as the M.Div. or its equivalent theological degree from an accredited theological school.


In addition to serious engagement with current homiletical literature, along with strong teaching ability in the field, the candidate should be acquainted with congregational life across a diversity of Christian traditions. Applicants should also have a strong record of publication. Women and candidates from underrepresented communities are especially encouraged to apply.


The successful candidate will participate in all of the Seminary’s degree programs (M.Div., M.A., M.A.T.S., Th.M., and Ph.D.), with shared responsibility for offering required courses and a broad range of electives that support the Seminary’s mission, including its commitment to antiracism, and which take into account both the Practical Theology Department’s needs and the appointee’s research interests. The responsibilities of faculty members at Princeton Theological Seminary include: maintaining an active and excellent research program; supervising PhD students; mentoring students in all degree programs; service in faculty committees, meetings and programs; service to congregations as able; and active participation in the Seminary community’s life.


A letter of interest and curriculum vitae (including bibliography) should be uploaded to the online application site at: The appointment is expected to commence July 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2021.


Those wishing to nominate others for this position are invited to contact Jacqueline Lapsley, Dean of Academic Affairs, at


Princeton Theological Seminary is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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