SVOTS launches search to hire professor of biblical studies

Holy Scripture

Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (SVOTS) is inviting applications for a faculty position in biblical studies. The Seminary is looking to hire a full-time faculty member at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor, on a tenured or tenure-track position, depending on the candidate’s qualifications and record, and in accordance with the Seminary’s criteria for tenure and promotion.

The successful candidate will be a scholar and teacher committed to the Orthodox theological and spiritual tradition, with a solid track record of scholarship, teaching, and service, and, going forward, a solid research and publishing agenda and a desire to become part of our collective endeavor of student education and formation. In addition to having a particular area of expertise, the ideal candidate will approach Scripture within the Tradition of the Church. As such, s/he will be competent in both Old and New Testament and possess good knowledge of extra-canonical literature (OT Pseudepigrapha, NT Apocrypha) and interest in the major strands of Christian and Rabbinic reception history of the Bible.

Applications should be sent via email to ApplicationScripture@svots.edu and include the following: letter of intent; curriculum vitae; statement of research agenda; two syllabi for graduate-level courses; and contact information for three references. Applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2021, and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to Academic Dean Dr. Ionuț-Alexandru Tudorie at IATudorie@svots.edu.

To learn more about the position, visit the Seminary’s employment page, at www.svots.edu/about/employment.

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