Bible Faculty Position - Chicago, IL

DETAILS

Listed 09-17-2018
Employer
McCormick Theological Seminary, 5460 S. University, Chicago, IL 60615. Phone: 773-947-6300. Web site: mccormick.edu
Location
Hyde Park in Chicago
Start Date
Type
Full Time

McCormick Theological Seminary invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning July 1, 2019. We seek candidates with a research doctorate in Bible, with a specialty in Old Testament/Hebrew Bible, who are able to teach Biblical Hebrew, are familiar with traditional as well as innovative biblical scholarship, and have the capacity to relate scholarship to faith communities. Candidates should demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in scholarship and teaching, should have a commitment to preparing people for leadership in ministry, should be open to interdisciplinary teaching, and should have facility and experience with hybrid and/or online technology.

Strong preference will be given to candidates who can engage a diverse community of students and/or scholars, who can teach in Spanish and who have an expertise in LatinX biblical interpretations. Applicants should submit:

  • a letter of interest that includes a statement on teaching philosophy
  • a curriculum vitae
  • two syllabi (actual or proposed)
  • a writing sample
  • submit a list of references only. Do not submit letters of reference at this time. Thank you!

Applicants should upload materials at http://mccormick.edu/content/applications-faculty-positions. Questions should be directed to Jennifer Ould, Assistant to the Dean of the Faculty, at jould@mccormick.edu.

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on October 14, 2018 and continue receiving applications until the position is filled.

Located in Chicago, IL, McCormick Theological Seminary is a seminary of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) with Reformed, ecumenical, cross-cultural, and urban commitments. We are committed to building a culturally diverse faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women/womyn and persons of color. McCormick Theological Seminary is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer.


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