Professor of Theology

Institution Name: 
McMaster Divinity College
School Website: 
Start Date: 
Mid-August 2023

McMaster Divinity College invites nominations and applications for a nine-month sessional
appointment as Professor of Theology.

This scholar should be able to teach a range of classes in Christian theology, including systematic and historical theology. Rank is open. The start date is mid-August 2023 or soon thereafter.

McMaster Divinity College, a premier seminary and graduate school located in Hamilton,
Ontario, develops effective evangelical Christian leaders for the church, academy, and society. Applicants should have a Ph.D./Th.D. or equivalent in a relevant field. Experience in a free church tradition and awareness of the Canadian context are highly desirable. Candidates must be supportive of the Baptist heritage of the College. Teaching responsibilities currently include five semester courses per year and dissertation supervision. Collegial and innovative candidates are sought who will be able to teach in M.Div., M.T.S., M.A., D.P.T., and Ph.D. degree programs. Applicants should have demonstrated proficiency in teaching via multiple modalities (in-person, synchronous online, and asynchronous online) and at graduate level.

Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the mission of McMaster Divinity College and its evangelical focus, especially sharing the purpose of educating men and women for Christian leadership and ministry at all levels. Applicants should send a cover letter, a short statement relating their philosophy of teaching and scholarship to the College’s vision and affirmations, a curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three academic and two personal references to the address below. The inclusion of a published article or book written by the applicant, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations is strongly encouraged. Ours is a merit-based hiring policy, encouraging male and female candidates to apply. The application process is open until the position is filled.

McMaster Divinity College welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the
selection process.

Please consult our website for further information on McMaster Divinity College at

Contact Name: 
Dr. Stanley E. Porter, President and Dean
Contact Email Address: 
Contact Phone Number: 
+1 905-525-9140 ext. 24401
Address Line 1: 
McMaster Divinity College
Address Line 2: 
1280 Main Street West
City State Zip/Postal Code: 
Hamilton L8S 4K1 ON