Home > About > Employment > Faculty New Testament

Faculty Position in New Testament

Description for Faculty Position in New Testament

Phillips Theological Seminary

Beginning July 1, 2018

Phillips Theological Seminary Mission Statement:

The seminary’s mission is to learn and teach how to be: attentive to God; responsible biblical and theological interpreters; faithful individuals, congregations, and communities acting with God to transform the world.

Purpose of Position:

The person who fills this position will contribute to the mission of Phillips Theological Seminary by teaching in the field of New Testament; by engaging in ongoing scholarly academic research and conversation in one’s own areas of specialization; and by participating in shared governance of the institution and service to the broader community.

Teaching Responsibilities:

This person will be responsible for teaching:

  • in all Master’s degree programs, the Doctor of Ministry program, Diploma, and Certificate programs
  • in the field of New Testament, the introductory course, as well as upper-level electives in exegesis and interpretation of the New Testament
  • New Testament Greek language and exegesis courses
  • in on-campus modes (13-week schedule, intensive weeks or one or two weekends) and online
  • in participating with faculty in strengthening our instructional design across all of these modes


PhD or ThD in New Testament; ABD considered; rank open

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is competitive for faculty among peer institutions (i.e., free-standing ATS member schools that grant master’s and professional doctoral degrees in the U.S.) and commensurate with experience in teaching in higher education.  A full range of benefits is offered including health insurance for the faculty member, a 14% contribution to a retirement fund, generous funding to support research, travel and teaching online, and research sabbaticals.

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter expressing interest in the position and detailing relevant academic and professional experience, a curriculum vitae, a sample syllabus, and the names and contact information of at least three references to tammye.jurena@ptstulsa.edu. In addition, please include a 1-2 page statement of your teaching philosophy and experience that addresses how students in your classes might translate critical insights from those classes to congregational life and a variety of other public settings. The search will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Phillips is an ecumenical seminary affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), is approved by the University Senate of the United Methodist Church, and is committed to expanding the diversities of its board, faculty, staff, and student community. Members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) are encouraged to apply. See ptstulsa.edu/employment for more information.


Phillips Theological Seminary offers Christian graduate theological education
in service of intelligent, just, and compassionate religious and civic communities. We welcome
students to a safe space for truth-seeking conversations about the Bible, Jesus, and faithful living.
Courses available on campus and online for certificate, diploma, MDiv, MAMC, MASJ, & MTS
programs, and on campus for the DMin program.

Phillips Theological Seminary

901 N. Mingo Road
Tulsa, OK 74116

p 918-610-8303
f 918-610-8404

Campus & Directions

Site content © 2005-18 Phillips Theological Seminary

The materials on this website are owned, held, or licensed by Phillips Theological Seminary and are available for personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided Phillips is properly cited. Any commercial use of the materials, without the written permission by Phillips Theological Seminary, is strictly prohibited.

Site design, programming, and CMS © 2005-18 Verdend Interactive

Like PTS on Facebook
Follow PTS on Twitter
Subscribe to RSS and Podcasts