Professor of Global Christianity and Intercultural Ministry

Date Posted
Job Description

Review of applications will begin in early April. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed on campus in late May/early June 2024.

Wycliffe is a graduate school of Theology in the evangelical and Anglican tradition, working within the Toronto School of Theology ( and granting degrees conjointly with the University of Toronto (  The college is located in the heart of Canada’s most populous city, which in recent years was labeled ‘the most diverse city in the world’ by the BBC, with over half of its residents having been born outside of the country.

Applicants for this position should have a deep affinity with Wycliffe’s mission, vision, and moral commitments, and must be able to subscribe to the College’s Six Principles (see

The ideal candidate will be a mid-career or senior scholar with a relevant PhD or ThD, and a strong track record of graduate teaching and publication. They should be able to engage substantive aspects of global Christianity, missiology, evangelism, Church planting, intercultural leadership, and diaspora studies. In addition, they will have staked out an area of specialized research and writing that is recognized in their field and that comports with the wider traditions of evangelical and catholic Christianity as centred on the person of Jesus Christ.

The candidate will be able to teach responsibly across the range of doctrinal traditions represented by Wycliffe’s students, and to engage the theological bequest to which Wycliffe’s graduate education is committed. They will have the ability and willingness to teach in both on-campus and online modes, supervise theses at the doctoral level, and pursue publishable research. This position also entails responsibility for providing leadership, oversight, and coordination in Wycliffe’s engagement with Majority World scholars and organizations and may include a role with Wycliffe’s Centre for Ministry Excellence (

Responsibilities include teaching up to five courses per year and making productive use of Wycliffe’s generous sabbatical policies. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the wider community life of the College and Chapel, preaching where asked and enjoying a collegial rapport with other faculty at Wycliffe and TST.

Wycliffe has a diverse and global student body, and, as mentioned above, it is situated in one of the world’s most multicultural cities. Therefore, we particularly welcome applications from individuals who mirror the diversity of our community.

To be considered for this position, please submit the following in either PDF or MS Word formats:

  • A letter of application detailing your suitability for this position and including your email address and telephone number;

  • A comprehensive curriculum vitae, including education, employment history, teaching experience, areas of current research, and evidence of scholarship and publication;

  • Three references in support of your application (please ask your referees to send their references directly to Wycliffe College at the address indicated below).

All documents should be sent electronically to the Manager, Human Resources, Karen Baker-Bigauskas at , and to the attention of the Search Committee Chair, Dr Justin Stratis. Rank and salary will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Long-listed candidates will be invited to submit a short document outlining their Teaching Philosophy, along with an article/chapter-length writing sample.

Wycliffe College is committed to employment equity and offers equal opportunities to qualified women and men, including visible minorities and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in keeping with Canadian law, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Final appointment is subject to receipt of official transcripts and completion of a satisfactory criminal record check.


If you should wish to make an informal inquiry, please contact: Dr Justin Stratis, Academic Dean, at