Position available: Professor of New Testament

Applications close 14 September 2020

Whitley College

As the Baptist College of Victoria and as an agency of the Baptist Union, Whitley College is dedicated to providing high quality theological educational resources to all of those committed to the call of God and to the life and mission of the Church in a rapidly changing society. In offering theological education through a comprehensiverange of diplomas and degrees accredited by the University of Divinity, professional development opportunities, advanced research programs, and innovative and flexible training initiatives, Whitley seeks to fulfil its mission to equip men and women for leadership and service in a variety of ministries in church and society. Whitley is committed to creating an even stronger and dynamic learning environment for students and to develop further the relationships with partners and stakeholders.

Primary objectives

Whitley is seeking a person to fulfil the position of (Associate) Professor of New Testament. The (Associate) professor is to be responsible for conducting, coordinating and developing teaching and research in the area of New Testament studies at Whitley College.

The (Associate) Professor of New Testament is responsible for making original contributions to knowledge and practice through research, writing and teaching. It is expected the (Associate) Professor would develop the educational offerings in the area of New Testament studies, building links with other national and international partners in teaching and research.

The professor is a member of the Faculty team, taking an active part as a team member in the collective responsibilities of the Faculty, in response to the strategic mission and objectives of the College.

Position Description

Read the full Professor of New Testament Position Description.


Prospective and interested candidates may direct inquiries to the Principal of Whitley College, Rev Professor René Erwich.


Interested candidates for the role are kindly requested to submit their application with full curriculum vitae, a cover letter and three letters of reference, included in the application, no later than September 14, 2020, to ntstudies@whitley.edu.au. Review of the applications will begin immediately after September 14,2020. The successful applicant will be expected to take up the position by 1 November2020or earlier by negotiation.

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