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NTS Seeks Applicants for Faculty Position

Nazarene Theological Seminary seeks a professor (open rank) with demonstrated expertise in evangelism/Christian witness and the ability to contribute to the core curriculum of the seminary in a corresponding discipline such as Church History, Theology, Philosophical Theology, Contextual Theology, Old Testament, Practical Theology or Pastoral Theology. Responsibilities will include teaching graduate introductory and specialized courses, advising doctor of ministry students, and participation in the spiritual formation of students. Additionally, it is anticipated that this professor will serve as the Smith/Cooper Chair of Evangelism and will advance research and scholarship on the theology and practice of evangelism.

Ideal candidates will hold a terminal degree, preferably a Ph.D. or Th.D., and have a record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and ecclesial practice. NTS faculty teach in online/hybrid and traditional formats. Candidates should demonstrate familiarity with changing ministerial contexts and innovative approaches to teaching and Christian practice.

Nazarene Theological Seminary is a graduate school of theology in the Wesleyan-Holiness tradition that prepares women and men—academically, professionally, and spiritually—for ministry in various contexts. As part of its mission, NTS seeks to be a theological resource to the Church of the Nazarene and the broader Christian Church. NTS offers four master’s degrees, a doctor of ministry degree, and various courses and events through its Center for Pastoral Leadership. Candidates must share a Wesleyan perspective and affirm the theological identity and mission of NTS.

Review of applications will begin November 10, 2017. The position will be open until filled. NTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a list of at least three references, and a 500-word (max) statement that describes the candidate’s pedagogical approach and scholarly agenda.

Please submit all materials electronically to: Please include “Faculty position – YOUR NAME” as the subject line.

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