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
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
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.