Assistant or Associate Professor in Old Testament Studies
The Department of Culture and Society at Aarhus University invites applications for the position of assistant professor or associate professor in Old Testament Studies.
In the application, candidates must state explicitly whether they are applying for the position of assistant or associate professor.
If an assistant professor is appointed, the position will be a three-year, full-time training position involving research and teaching obligations and publications at PhD level (as a minimum). After three years, and subject to appropriate funding, an associate professorship in Old Testament Studies will be announced in open competition.
If an associate professor is appointed, this will be a full-time permanent position.
The position is available from 1 August 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Place of employment: Department of Theology, Nobelparken, Jens Chr. Skous Vej 3 – 7, 8000 Aarhus C.
The university wants its staff to reflect the diversity of society, and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their personal background.
The Department of Theology at Aarhus University has always had a strong section in Old Testament Studies in both its study programmes and research. The position is offered with a view to attracting a talented, innovative and dedicated candidate who is expected to play a key role in the continued creation of internationally recognised research areas within Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies at the Department of Theology.
The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to core activities at an international level at the School of Culture and Society in general and the Department of Theology in particular in the following areas: research, education, talent development and knowledge exchange.
Participation in the daily life of the Department of Theology is of a high priority, and we emphasise the importance of good working relationships, both among colleagues and with our students.