Saturday, 7 February 2009

NT Position at University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

I have just been alerted concerning the following NT position:

The College of Christian Studies at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in New Testament to begin August 2009.

The College of Christian Studies is committed to preparing men and women for service to churches as well as providing core courses on the Bible for all the University’s undergraduates. The College currently has seven full-time faculty with over 200 majors and minors.

UMHB, an institution of 2700 students in affiliation with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, seeks active, committed Christian faculty who are enthusiastic about accomplishing our University Mission to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society. UMHB emphasizes small class sizes, personal student attention, and teaching excellence.

Located in the heart of central Texas just 55 miles north of Austin and 40 miles south of Waco, UMHB is situated in Belton, Texas. Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin, Houston, and San Antonio are within a 180-mile radius of the campus. Belton is a friendly, small town with excellent public schools. It also has a picturesque deep-water lake with excellent boating and fishing opportunities.

Faculty Responsibilities: teaching excellence; mentoring/advising students; curriculum development; research; active involvement in professional organizations; service to the department, college, university, and the community.

New Testament Professor’s Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be able to teach New Testament Survey and upper-level New Testament courses as well as Old Testament Survey. Full-time faculty have a 12-hour teaching load (4 courses) per semester.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in New Testament, excellent teaching and communication skills. Because of the specific mission of the College of Christian Studies, the successful candidate must be a member of a Baptist church.

Salaries & Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including Day One medical and dental insurance for employees, retirement plan with match and free tuition to UMHB for employees and their dependents.

TO APPLY: Please submit a completed UMHB employment application along with cover letter, CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance to (Resources and Services, Employment) or by mail to

Human Resources Department,
900 College Street,
Belton, TX. 76513.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

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