George Fox University - Faculty
  • 05-Jan-2023 to 03-Apr-2023 (PST)
  • Academic Affairs
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • 70000-110000 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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

Director, Faculty Development

University Professor (Associate Professor or Professor)

George Fox University announces a new position as professor and director of faculty development. This person will be tasked with cultivating a vibrant and excellent faculty in the areas of faith integration, teaching, scholarship, and service. The work will be full-time but this person can also contribute to their home discipline in terms of teaching and scholarship as desired and feasible.

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act 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.

Faculty Development Director will oversee/facilitate the following initiatives:

  • Christian Mission & Faith Integration Among All Faculty
  • Oversee New Faculty Experiences (Orientation, Class, Mentoring, Intensives, etc).
  • Assist Faculty in the annual Promotion, Tenure & Sabbatical processes
  • Ongoing Faculty Development Programming and Retreats
  • Faculty Coaching & Instructional Support
  • Collaborate with Faculty Development Committee (Scholarship) & Developmental Grants Office
  • Faculty Development digital resources-online
  • Special projects assigned by the AAO/Executive Deans


  • A doctorate in any discipline
  • Excellent understanding and practice of Christian faith integration
  • Proven-track record as excellent faculty member in areas teaching, scholarship, and service.
  • A commitment to working with a diverse population of faculty is essential; demonstrated experience in this area is preferred.
  • 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 Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.

Salary and Rank

Appointment as faculty-administrator at professor level is anticipated. Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.

Application Procedures - apply only through this website

When completing the online application, please assemble and upload one .pdf document in the section marked Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Essay Requirement that includes:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Faith and learning essay*
  • Statement of teaching philosophy

Your cover letter should address how you meet the required qualifications listed above.

Recommendations and other supporting materials may be requested at a later stage of the review process. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

*INTEGRATION OF FAITH AND LEARNING ESSAY George Fox University is committed to the idea that one of the primary responsibilities of Christian higher education is to help students develop a uniquely Christian worldview. As teachers and mentors, it is important for George Fox University faculty members to integrate Christian faith and principles in all aspects of their lives. As an essential part of the application process, the University will carefully consider your response to the following: In a one-page essay (about 300 words) describing your personal Christian faith, as well as how your faith informs your teaching, scholarship, and service (including service and leadership in your church and/or in Christian ministries.)

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