FORT WORTH, Texas (SWBTS) -- Upon the recent announcement of long-time faculty member Gordon Borror’s retirement, the School of Church Music at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, has announced an open job search for its Chair of Music Ministry. The full-time faculty position will begin at the start of the fall 2010 semester.
The ideal candidate would provide evidence of leadership skills and the ability to teach doctoral seminars and supervise dissertations. Qualifications should include successful academic teaching experience in courses such as philosophy of church music, worship and/or hymnology as well as evidence of scholarship or creative work. Terminal degree in music required.
The School of Church Music enrolls more than 150 music majors and offers a wide array of academic and performance opportunities. Additional information about the seminary can be obtained at Review of applications will begin January 15, 2010, and continue until the position is filled. Inquiry letter, curriculum vitae and the names of three references will be accepted in electronic form and should be sent to: or to Music Ministry Chair Search Committee, School of Church Music, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, P.O. Box 22390, Fort Worth, TX 76122-0390; 817-923-1921.
Applications will be mailed to promising candidates. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary exists to provide theological education for individuals engaging in Christian ministry; its faculty members affirm the seminary’s doctrinal statement and adhere to standards of community living.