Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies (NT)

Search for Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies (New Testament)

Position Description Biblical Studies NT

Please send a cover letter, vita, and the contact information of three references to Dean Kristin Johnston Largen, in care of Human Resources:

United Lutheran Seminary seeks a teacher-scholar for the position of Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies with an emphasis in the New Testament, beginning July 1st, 2018. The successful candidate will have an earned Ph.D. in the field of New Testament studies, and should have the following qualifications:  a mastery of Greek and a superior knowledge of Hebrew; an ability to articulate the theological content of the biblical canon within the context of the Christian faith; enthusiasm for collegial sharing in planning, teaching, and evaluating courses; and an openness to learning and utilizing technology in classroom and on-line teaching.  In addition to New Testament courses, the candidate should have the ability to teach Biblical Hebrew and Old Testament courses if needed.

Teaching load: 5 courses per year, including online, hybrid and intensive courses.  United Lutheran Seminary has two campuses, in Philadelphia and Gettysburg; regular travel between campuses is expected, and the teaching load also is spread over both campuses.

Please send a cover letter, vita, and the contact information of three references to Dean Kristin Johnston Largen, care of

Application review will begin on November 1; applications received by this time will receive full consideration, but the search will remain open until the position is filled.

United Lutheran Seminary is an institution of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), and successful candidates should be committed to the mission of the ELCA, and share its ecumenical and multicultural commitments. Such candidates will participate in our commitment to the dignity and solidarity of all persons and the value of intercultural understanding. ULS seeks to build a diverse, inclusive faculty that can support, educate and promote an increasingly diverse student population; we welcome applications from women and minority candidates.

It is the policy of the United Lutheran Seminary (the “Seminary” or “ULS”), in accordance with its By-Laws, Human Resource Practices and applicable federal/state laws and regulations, not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, parental status, disability, family medical history or genetic information, or any other non-merit based factor. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, and training and career development programs.

Contact: Human Resources

Inquiries, questions, and application materials, which should include a cover letter, resume, and three references, should be sent electronically in Microsoft Word or PDF format to:

United Lutheran Seminary
61 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Tel. 717-338-3001