George Fox University - Faculty
  • 11-Sep-2018 to 15-Nov-2018 (PST)
  • Portland Seminary
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, dental, life, disability insurance; retirement plan; tuition remission.


George Fox University announces a tenure-track faculty position in New Testament within the Portland Seminary, to begin on August 15, 2019.

Rank: Assistant Professor, but open to exceptionally qualified candidates at the Associate level.

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarityact with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values  diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented on our faculty.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Teaching
    1. Teach general and specialized courses in New Testament. Responsibilities may include teaching a course in spiritual formation.
  2. Scholarship
    1. Actively engage in scholarship in academic guilds as called for in the George Fox University Faculty Handbook
    2. Demonstrate capability to connect academic discourse in biblical studies and the vibrant life of the church
  3. Service
    1. Participate in the ongoing support of the seminary and university programs and curriculum.
    2. Support the relationship between the seminary/university and ecclesial communities
    3. Serve on faculty committees, participate in the life of the university and seminary community, provide academic advisement to students, and engage in other duties associated with fulltime faculty members.

Qualifications

  • All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statementand affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.
  • A PhD in New Testament. ABD will be considered but only if PhD will be in hand by August 15, 2019.
  • Teaching experience, and commitment to support, traditional classroom, online, and hybrid course delivery at the graduate level.
  • Demonstration of scholarship, such as academic conference presentations and peer-reviewed scholarly publications.
  • Commitment to training both women and men as pastors and ministry leaders.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the university's statement on diversity:http://www.georgefox.edu/diversity/
  • All candidates must have legal authority to permanently work in the US.

As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University and Portland Seminary value diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented on our faculty.

Salary and Rank

Appointment at the Assistant Professor level is anticipated, though candidates with significant teaching experience at previous institutions may be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor.  Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.

Application Procedures - apply only through this website

Review of applications will begin October 1, and continue until the position is filled. You must submit your application by October 15 to receive full consideration for initial interviews at the SBL Annual Meeting in Denver. We will also have Zoom interviews for those candidates unable to attend the Annual Meeting.

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