Full-Time Teaching Faculty in New Testament Studies, DTS Houston Campus

The successful candidate for this faculty position in the New Testament Studies (NTS) Department at the Houston Campus of Dallas Theological Seminary will assume the full responsibility of a tenure-track teaching professor at that campus, with the possibility of courses occasionally taught at another campus. In accordance with the mission of the Seminary and the NTS Department, this individual will seek to prepare godly servant leaders for a lifetime of study, exposition, and application of the Scriptures. NTS Department faculty members support the educational process by not only teaching but also by actively living out their faith in and around the DTS campus and in the local community. Additionally, NTS Department faculty members advise students, serve on committees, address projects as assigned, and assist at strategic events both in Houston and Dallas.

Distinctives of the New Testament Studies Department
The NTS Department exists at DTS out of a commitment to support the Seminary’s mission to equip godly servant-leaders for the proclamation of God’s Word and the building up of the body of Christ worldwide. The specific purpose of this department is to equip students to do accurate exegetical work in the Greek NT so that they can expound and apply it effectively in Christian ministry. The required courses help students develop the skills necessary for this work in the following areas: New Testament introduction, Greek grammar and syntax, textual criticism, lexical and literary analysis, use of interpretive tools, exegetical problem-solving, and the movement from exegesis to theology and exposition. The elective courses allow students to advance skills in these areas and in the exegesis of New Testament books. More information of the distinctives and methodologies of the NTS Department at DTS are available in the DTS catalogue (https://www.dts.edu/academics/catalog/).

 The candidate must have a completed a Ph.D. in New Testament Studies from an accredited institution.
 The candidate must be in full agreement in beliefs, teaching, and writing with the seminary’s doctrinal statement.
 The candidate must also affirm in beliefs, teaching, and writing the seminary’s statement on marriage and human sexuality; statement on unity, diversity, and community; and statement on men and women learning together.
 The candidate must be committed to living by the lifestyle standards stated in the Faculty Handbook.
 The candidate must have experience demonstrating an ability to teach in higher theological education and be able to work as a committed member of a unified and interdependent department.

Duties and Academic Responsibilities
 Teach a full-time load (18 credit hours per academic year)
 Be prepared to teach any of the required departmental courses (see catalog) as well as selective elective courses according to departmental criteria
 Be fully supportive of the mission, goals, and methods of the NTS Department
 Participate in weekly department meetings and faculty meetings
 Participate in Online & Distance Learning programs as assigned to complete teaching responsibilities (or to supplement salary)
 Maintain required office hours (4 per week) and be available for student mentoring and advising as assigned
 Supervise theses and dissertations in the department as assigned
 Participate in Ph.D. exams and dissertation defenses as assigned
 Make progress toward tenure and promotions as indicated in the Faculty Handbook
 Participate in student orientation, Admissions recruitment events, and other events involving the faculty
 Attend Chapel programs on the Houston campus, the annual Faculty Workshop at a location in North Texas (mid to late August) and Commencement events in the Dallas area (early to mid May)
 Serve on faculty committees as assigned
 Represent the Department and the Seminary in research and publication
 Represent DTS by ministering occasionally at outside events (conferences, churches, etc.)