University Lecturer

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Divinity

University Lecturer in Classical Rabbinic Literature, Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge The Faculty of Divinity, West Road, Cambridge, invites applications for a University Lectureship in Classical Rabbinic Literature (Grade 9, £39,324 to £49,772). Candidates, whose research specialism may be in any field of Classical Rabbinic Literature, with a research specialism in the texts, thought, and history of classical rabbinic Judaism, encompassing the basic timespan from the redaction of the Mishnah to the redaction of the Babylonian Talmud, should have a doctorate in the field. The person appointed will be expected to undertake high quality research in Rabbinics, to teach for the Tripos, Diploma and the MPhil, to supervise doctoral students, and to undertake some administration. The postholder will be based in the Faculty of Divinity, West Road, Cambridge.

Candidates should be able to take up the post on 1 September 2017. The appointment will be subject to five years' probation.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Further particulars are available from the Administrative Officer in the Faculty of Divinity (tel: (01223) 763002; e-mail:, and on the Faculty website, where additional information on the Faculty is available: Enquiries about the post can also be addressed to him. Applications should be sent via the on line system to the Administrative Officer (details as above) by 6 January 2017.

To submit an application for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply online' button. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter TOGETHER WITH a full list of research publications, a statement of the research project you would undertake within the Faculty of Divinity, an account of your experience and approach to teaching, and, if available one recent published research article, in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please quote reference GF10648 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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