Kirby Laing PhD Studentship in Biblical Studies

University of Gloucestershire

With the support of the Kirby Laing Foundation, the University of Gloucestershire is offering a PhD studentship in Biblical Studies, to cover the full or partial direct payment of tuition fees for three years starting in 1 October 2018 (or earlier by agreement). Areas covered include Old and New Testament (historical and/or theological interpretation), extra-biblical texts and the Bible and the visual arts. Successful applicants will form part of the International Centre for Biblical Interpretation in the University.

Applicants must have a BA Hons of at least 2.1 standard or equivalent and a Masters’ Degree in Biblical Studies and/or Theology.

How to apply:

Please send the completed application form to:

Professor Philip F. Esler
School of Humanities
Francis Close Hall Campus
The University of Gloucestershire
Swindon Road
Cheltenham GL50 4AZ, UK

Selection process: Short-listed candidates will be invited for interview to the University of Gloucestershire, Francis Close Hall Campus, Cheltenham or by Skype in mid/late January 2018.

 Academic Contact: For informal enquiries and further information, please contact Professor Philip Esler (

Application deadline: 28th December 2017

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