Assistant or Associate Professor of New Testament Language and Literature

Institution: 
Western Seminary

Start Date: August 1, 2020

Western Seminary is seeking a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor of New Testament Language and Literature. The successful candidate will be a member of the Center for Biblical and Theological Studies (CBTS) and will be located at the Seminary’s Portland campus.

The primary duties will be to teach New Testament, Greek, and other core, master’s level courses and electives, and to teach seminars and supervise theses in the Th.M. program. The individual will participate actively in the department (CBTS) and the Seminary community at large. This will include such responsibilities as mentoring students, engaging in research and scholarship, and serving on faculty committees.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • Completed Ph.D. in New Testament (ABD candidates considered)
  • Experience and skill teaching both in the classroom and online, as well as evidence of scholarly contributions, student mentorship, and irenic collegial interaction
  • Mature and growing Christian faith, agreement with Western Seminary’s Faculty Teaching Position, and involvement in and commitment to the local church

Western Seminary was established in Portland, Oregon in 1927. The Seminary’s mission is to serve as a catalyst and resource for spiritual transformation by providing, with and for the church, advanced training for strategic ministry roles. Western’s vision is to provide education that is thoroughly biblical in its conviction, faithfully conservative in its theology, passionately spiritual at its core, intensely missional in its focus, creatively flexible in its delivery, and warmly relational in its dynamic.

Application: To be considered for this position please send a letter of interest and current curriculum vitae to Josh Mathews, Chair, Center for Biblical and Theological Studies
jmathews@westernseminary.edu

Western Seminary
5511 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
Portland, OR 97215