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Assistant or Associate Professor of Biblical Studies: Old Testament

College of Ministry

Reports to: Dean of the College of Ministry


August 15, 2014

Position Summary

Teach biblical studies, particularly the Old Testament. Responsibilities include teaching biblical interpretation, sections of the Old Testament (e.g., Historical Books), Old Testament History and Literature, individual book studies and Old Testament topics.  Work with the Dean of the College of Ministry in counseling advisees and guiding curriculum development.  


  • Holds a PhD (or ABD) in the field of biblical studies
  • Can document experience and success in the field of Old Testament Studies
  • Possesses a deep, personal commitment to Jesus Christ and to the Spirit-filled life
  • Must hold ministerial credentials with the Assemblies of God or have a history of involvement with the Assemblies of God and be eligible to seek and receive such.
  • Demonstrates integration of faith and learning
  • Shows willingness and ability to apply the Christian worldview in course design and instruction, and advising
  • Possesses current knowledge on curriculum and instruction
  • Committed to establishing and maintaining positive relationships with students, faculty, and staff and the general constituency of the University
  • Models best instructional practices in the classroom; has a positive impact on student learning
  • Able to develop professional skills in aspiring students through coaching, modeling, and direct instruction
  • Experience in coordinating student internships would be helpful

Closing Date Of Search

On or before February 15, 2015 or until the position is filled


Wayde Goodall
PO Box 579
Kirkland, WA 98083
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Salary is dependent on education and experience and based upon the established faculty salary schedule.

Application Requirements

To be considered as a candidate, the applicant must submit the following documents and information:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Curriculum vitae and, if available, a teaching portfolio
  3. Names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references
  4. Statement of your understanding of the relationship between the integration of Christian faith and your discipline of study
  5. Brief statement of personal faith journey and church involvements


Search procedures will be closed, when a sufficient number of qualified applicants have been identified. Applicants are urged to provide sufficient information, so that the application file may be considered complete at the end of the search period.

Northwest University

Northwest University is a Christian coeducational undergraduate and graduate institution, related to the Assemblies of God, offering baccalaureate and master's, and doctoral level education. The sixty-acre campus is located in Kirkland, Washington, just ten miles from downtown Seattle. The campus is an ideal setting for study, recreation, and inspiration and is centrally located and convenient to industry, business, and commercial activities.

Mission Statement

We, the people of Northwest University, carry the call of God by continually building a learning community dedicated to spiritual vitality, academic excellence, and empowered engagement with human need.

In addition, all faculty members at Northwest University must subscribe to our Statement of Faith.

Educational Goals

In view of its distinctive philosophy, Northwest University seeks to provide education which will introduce the student to the organized fields of learning and will acquaint the student with the Christian theistic view of the world and of people and their culture. Such an education is intended to develop the whole person in a balanced and useful manner.

The academic program includes majors and areas of concentration in over forty fields of study including ten graduate programs. Sixty-seven full-time faculty members and seventy-three part-time instructors teach 1,740 students. Over sixty-seven percent of the faculty holds the doctoral degree, twenty-four percent are tenured, and forty-three percent are women.


Northwest University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (regional). The University is endorsed by the Commission on Christian Higher Education of the Assemblies of God. The University also holds membership in the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities.

Northwest University's College of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The Buntain School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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