Friday, October 06, 2017

Hebrew Bible job at St. Andrews!

THE UNIVERSITY OF ST. ANDREWS: Lecturer in Old Testament/Hebrew Bible - AC2050ML School of Divinity.
We wish to appoint a Lecturer (equivalent to a US ‘assistant professor’) within the School of Divinity. You will be a scholar with a growing international research reputation in Old Testament/Hebrew Bible and commitment to delivering high quality teaching within the broad field of Biblical Studies. The successful candidate will be expected to have a range of interests that strengthen or complement those in the School, to be active in research publication, and to be capable of teaching the subject to undergraduate and taught postgraduate students from a wide range of backgrounds.

Candidates should hold a PhD in a relevant discipline. Excellent teaching skills and an interest in promoting knowledge exchange are essential. You should also have some familiarity with grant seeking processes in relation to research councils and other sources.

Informal enquiries can be directed to Steve Holmes, Head of School ( or Judith Wolfe, Deputy Head of School (

Applications are particularly welcome from women who are under-represented in Arts posts at the University.

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall). More details can be found at
Follow the link for further particulars. The closing date for applications is 6 November 2017. Dr. Madhavi Nevader, Dr. Bill Tooman, and yours truly are (if I may say so) great colleagues. We look forward to a fourth colleague joining us soon to complement our work and enhance our program on the Hebrew Bible and related matters.

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