Qualifications for Faculty
For faculty teaching at Gordon-Conwell, be it at the Hamilton, Boston, Charlotte or Jacksonville campus, the normal academic load is seven courses per year. It is understood that the person seeking a faculty position will have demonstrated competence in the classroom and scholarly participation in the field. In almost all cases, the ideal candidate should have graduate theological training.
Candidates for teaching positions will be persons of outstanding Christian character who have a history of significant involvement with the local church. The candidate should also be a person with flexibility to work with colleagues who come from different backgrounds with a variety of theological orientations within the evangelical tradition. It is expected that faculty members at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary will be concerned for the total development of students including their spiritual nurture. The seminary student population is drawn from over 100 different denominations and a large number of countries of origin, with a student body of over 2,000 degree students.
It is expected that candidates will be able to affirm Gordon-Conwell’s statement of faith, the articles of the mission statement and community life statement. The history and tradition of the seminary is an important context for those interested in teaching here to understand.
Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. For those interested in an open position, a formal curriculum vita, a list of at least three references, and a cover letter should be sent to the academic dean of the respective campus where the position will be located.