Assistant Professor of Religion (New Testament/Early Christianity)

Job Description
The Religion and Philosophy division of Pepperdine University’s Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in New Testament/Early Christianity at the level of assistant professor. Responsibilities include teaching general education courses in Scripture, as well as courses for undergraduate majors and graduate students in New Testament/Early Christianity, with the ability to teach Biblical Greek.

The successful candidate will advise undergraduate and graduate students and supervise or assist with master’s theses and comprehensive examinations. Each applicant should have a Ph.D. completed by August 1, 2022; teaching experience; an active research agenda; and a commitment to the Christian values of the University and the mission of Seaver College . The position requires both prior and ongoing active membership in a Church of Christ. Women and persons from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Pepperdine is a Christian university committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership. Seaver College, the undergraduate liberal arts college of Pepperdine University, enrolls approximately 3,400 students at its residential campus in Malibu, California. The Religion and Philosophy Division of Seaver College offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in religion and philosophy, as well as three graduate degrees: the Master of Science in Ministry, the Master of Divinity, and the Master of Arts in Religion (Emphases: Old Testament, New Testament, Church History, Theology, Ministry).

Application review will begin December 1, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Please submit all application materials to A background check will be required as a condition of employment.