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Religion--Visiting Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies

Hope College
Michigan, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 15, 2023

Position Information

Position Title
Religion--Visiting Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies

Classification Title
Faculty Full Time (.75-1.0 FTE)

Benefits Eligibility

Benefits Eligibility


Job Description

The Religion Department at Hope College seeks applicants for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin in August 2023, specializing in biblical studies (New Testament/Early Christianity or Old Testament/Hebrew Bible). Candidates are expected to be experts in critical scholarship and methodologies as well as in the primary languages of biblical scholarship. The successful candidate will primarily teach lower division undergraduate courses, such as introductory courses on the New Testament and/or Old Testament/Hebrew Bible, and a general introduction to the study of Religion and the Christian tradition. The Visiting Assistant Professor will have a 4/4 teaching load and is expected to participate in co-curricular departmental activities.

Is this a visiting faculty position?



A completed Ph.D. and evidence of excellence in teaching undergraduates are preferred, but late-stage ABD will be also considered.

Physical Demands

This position requires remaining in a sitting or standing position for frequent periods of time; uses office machinery such as a computers, printers, copy machines; Occasionally involves moving items over 10 pounds; frequently will move between different offices/workspaces/buildings; and requires effective communication abilities. In the case of temporary or permanent condition(s) that require(s) accommodation(s), reasonable accommodation(s) may be requested.

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Special Instructions to Applicants
  • To apply, please visit . As part of your online application, please upload the following:
    • Cover letter
    • CV
    • A copy of unofficial transcripts
    • A sample syllabus
    • A sample of your scholarly research (dissertation chapter, journal article etc.)
    • A statement on your approach to college teaching
    • Contact information for three references
    • A statement indicating a willingness to commit to and engage with
We will begin reviewing applications on March 27, 2023

Hope College is committed to creating a diverse, ecumenical Christian academic community that invites all its members into a holistic and robust engagement with the historic Christian faith. Individuals interested in this position must demonstrate a commitment to a liberal arts college’s character and goals with a Christian perspective, including a mature understanding of and commitment to the historic Christian faith.

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Writing Sample
  6. Research Sample
  7. Mission Response

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