Visiting Professors of Biblical or Theological Studies

Institution Name: 
Gulf Training Center, Dubai
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Start Date: 
8/1/2019 or later (see full description)

The Gulf Training Center (GTC) is seeking applications from experienced professors of Biblical or Theological studies for a visiting professorship of one semester or one school year. Ideal for a sabbatical or for seeking to serve the global church in retirement, this role is a strategic investment in prospective church planters and pastors for the least-reached part of the world. The specific design of the visiting professorship including courses taught, other responsibilities, and time set aside for other research/writing or travel, will be customized according to the candidate’s specific background and requirements.

Located in Dubai, UAE, the Gulf Training Center is a new institution training pastors and church planters for the 10/40 Window. We are affiliated with Redeemer Church of Dubai. We began offering classes in 2015, and our innovative church-dependent pastoral education curriculum launched with the 2016-17 first-year cohort. We are working in partnership with notable international seminaries and mission organizations, and are pursuing regional accreditation. Currently all classes are taught in English. Past visiting lecturers have included Joel Beeke, Todd Bolen, D.A. Carson, Mark Dever, Ligon Duncan, Mike Fabarez, Gary Millar, Michael Reeves, Thomas Schreiner, Bruce Ware, and Stephen Wellum.

Requirements include:
A growing believer in Jesus Christ, biblically qualified for the office of elder (1 Tim 3; Titus 1)
Ph.D. in Biblical Studies or Theological Studies, and prior experience teaching on the college/seminary level
Demonstrated passion for the local church and the church’s mission of making disciples of all nations
Ability to teach with clarity and excellence
Agreement with The Gospel Coalition Confessional Statement (
Membership in, and strong recommendation of, faithful local church

Contact Name: 
Benjamin Van Dyke
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