QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in New Testament in hand by June 2022.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching responsibilities include New Testament and early Christian history in the seminary graduate programs, the undergraduate Bible, Religion and Theology program, and the undergraduate general education curriculum. Applicants must have a strong commitment to high quality teaching and forming Christian leaders in an ecumenical student body.
POSITION DETAILS: Nine-month contract, 24 semester hours per year. Salary determined by education and experience. EMU uses a tenure with post-tenure review contract system. Candidates must have a strong commitment to high quality teaching and be enthusiastic about mentoring and advising students. Applicants should have demonstrated ability to teach in NT and Biblical studies, with expertise in interpretations informed by critical race studies, gender studies, and/or queer studies. Preference given to applicants who can teach in one or more of the following areas: conflict transformation, restorative justice and/or trauma studies.
APPOINTMENT DATE: Positions begin mid-August 2022. EMU reserves the right to fill the position at any time or keep the position open.
INQUIRIES: Application review begins November 1, 2021 and is ongoing. Select applicants will be asked to respond to questions relevant to EMU’s faith-based mission. The cover letter should include information on how the candidate’s experience will contribute to the university’s mission, especially its strategic goals related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Application materials, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial acceptable) and contact information for three professional references should be submitted at this site.
Informal inquiries may be directed to:
Dr. Suzanne Cockley, Dean of Theology, Humanities, and the Performing Arts
Eastern Mennonite University, 1200 Park Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Eastern Mennonite University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing diversity across the institution. EMU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. EMU conducts criminal background investigations as part of the hiring process. EMU seeks faculty who show promise of or have demonstrated
- teaching excellence in a Christian liberal arts environment,
- a commitment to ongoing scholarship, and
- familiarity with and respect for Anabaptist/Mennonite Christian faith practices.
EMU pursues creativity, innovation, and excellence in all educational programs and invites students to follow Christ’s call to witness faithfully, serve compassionately, and walk boldly in the way of nonviolence and peace.