Tenure-Track Position in New Testament

Cornerstone University, an Evangelical Christian institution with over 2800 undergraduate and graduate students, is seeking nominations and applications for a New Testament teaching position at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. The position is classified as a full-time tenure-track faculty position with faculty rank and base salary dependent upon educational and professional qualifications and experience. In partnership with other faculty colleagues, the position supports the biblical studies curriculum of the Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Christian Formation, Master of Arts in Counseling, and other Master of Arts degree programs which combine to enroll over 340 graduate students on an annual basis, both on-ground and online.



Candidates will possess a completed Ph.D. or Th.D. in New Testament, or related discipline, from a properly accredited institution (e.g. regional, international, or professional, etc.) by fall 2018, evidence proficiency in New Testament scholarship and graduate level teaching (including Greek and Greek exegesis), be a team player with honorable relational skills, and exhibit a genuine Christian faith commitment and theological alignment with the Cornerstone Confession. Specialization in Gospels is preferred, but not required.



The successful candidate will serve as a New Testament professor at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary (a graduate division of the University). This includes teaching six graduate level courses (on-ground and online) on an annual basis, serving student advisees, contributing to assessment projects within the division, attending divisional and full-faculty meetings, and serving on at least two committees.



Grand Rapids is a developing city with a metropolitan population of well over 600,000 people. The community possesses a strong Christian heritage and has been referred to as a “city of churches.” In addition, it is home to many non-profit and human services organizations. Grand Rapids has an abundance of affordable housing, with a cost of living lower than many cities of its size.



Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All inquiries and materials will remain confidential. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. To apply, please post your letter of inquiry and resume/curriculum vitae at the following link:





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Carla Douglas
1000 E. Beltline NE
Grand Rapids


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