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Tenure-Track Position in Religious Studies: Old Testament
Location: Santa Barbara, California
Type: Full Time
Faculty Careers - Other
Faculty Careers - Religion
This position offers a competitive academic salary and benefits, including faculty housing assistance for eligible employees.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
The Department of Religious Studies at Westmont College invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in Old Testament, effective Fall of 2023. Applicants with a completed (or very soon to be completed) PhD in Old Testament will be considered. The successful candidate must have experience teaching elementary Hebrew grammar and Introduction to Old Testament, preferably at the undergraduate level. A record of excellence in teaching a diverse student body and expertise in supporting student learning are required for this position.
Westmont is a national liberal arts college in the evangelical Protestant tradition. We seek faculty who are committed to undergraduate teaching, to a program of scholarly activity, and to the mission of liberal arts education, all growing out of a vital and informed commitment to the Christian faith. Faculty members annually sign a statement of faith and endorse a statement on living in community.
Westmont is an EEO employer, seeking to be diverse in people and programs consistent with its mission. Women, candidates from historically underrepresented groups, and international scholars are especially encouraged to apply.
Use this link to access the application. Questions may be addressed to Dr. Helen Rhee, chair of the Religious Studies department, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.
A nationally ranked liberal arts college in Santa Barbara, Westmont provides a rigorous academic program in a residential Christian community and seeks to cultivate thoughtful scholars, grateful servants and faithful leaders for global engagement with the academy, church and world. Undergraduates on the wooded, ocean-view campus choose from more than 100 majors, programs and concentrations. With a low student-to-faculty ratio and small classes, students develop close relationships with outstanding faculty. The college offers numerous overseas programs, up to 12 units for internships, and an elementary and secondary credential program. Vibrant arts activities, a tradition of volunteer service, and strong intercollegiate and intramural sports enrich the college experience. U.S. News & World Report includes Westmont in the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the nation. In 2015, Forbes Magazine ranked Westmont No. 10 on a list of the 50 most entrepreneurial colleges and as No. 64 in its survey Grateful Grads: Top Return-on-Investment. Princeton Review has recognized Westmont in three different categories: Best Western, Colleges That Pay You Back, and Private Schools. Westmont is an EEO employer, seeking to be diverse in people and programs consistent with its mission.