Full-time Lecturer in Biblical Studies (specialising in Old Testament)

London (Greater) (GB)
06 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
02 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

London School of Theology (LST) is a leading Evangelical interdenominational theological college in the UK, and we attract students from around the world.  The BA in Theology (BATh) is LST’s flagship programme and has about 125 students enrolled on campus, online and blended.  It also underpins the BA in Theology and Counselling and BA in Theology, Music and Worship programmes.  

Job Summary

LST is seeking to recruit a full-time Lecturer in Biblical Studies with an emphasis in Old Testament/Hebrew Bible who is a committed Evangelical Christian scholar, teacher and administrator, who will work well with contracted faculty and visiting lecturers, and who will creatively contribute to the life of the School.
The postholder will be responsible for the effective delivery of Old Testament modules in the BATh programme.  The role may also involve some introductory teaching in New Testament, biblical hermeneutics and biblical theology. This 1.0 FTE position will consist of lecturing, supervision, research and moderate administration. As well as these key tasks, others will include participation in and contribution to the vibrant community life of the School e.g. engagement with Chapel services, facilitating a tutor group and attending core college events and conferences. 

There is an occupational requirement for the postholder to be a practising Christian in accordance with the Equality Act 2010: Part 1, Schedule 9.  It is a condition of employment that the postholder sign annually LST’s Doctrinal Basis and maintain the key values outlined in its Ethos Statement.

We particularly welcome applications from BAME candidates for this position as they are currently under-represented within our Faculty.  Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.
The job description, personal specification and full details on how to apply can be found: https://lst.ac.uk/about/job-vacancies 
Deadline for receipt of applications: Noon, Monday 2nd October 2023
Interview process

Stage 1, interview date:
w/c Monday 9th October 2023
Interviews will take place by Zoom

Stage 2, interview date: w/c Monday 23rd October 2023
Candidates will need to allow up to one day for the interview and selection process, which will include meetings with faculty, staff and students, the presentation of a lecture on a specified topic, Chapel attendance and lunch.
Start date: 8th January 2024