Three PhD positions full-time and limited to four years
The Institute of Jewish Studies and the Institute of Historical Theology at the University of Bern invite applications for three PhD positions:
The three positions are funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation SNF and are part of the larger "Sinergia" research project "Lege Josephum: Ways of Reading Josephus in the Latin Middle Ages", co-directed with the Classics department.
The successful candidate will write a dissertation on the use of Latin sources in the 10th century historiographical work Yosippon. Candidates must hold an MA degree in Jewish Studies, Classics or an affiliated field and demonstrate thorough knowledge of both Latin and (biblical) Hebrew.
Applicants are invited to send in their applications (and enquiries about the project) electronically to the following address: Prof. Dr. René Bloch, Institut für Judaistik, email@example.com.… READ MORE