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Assistant Professor in Biblical Studies (New Testament)

Dublin City University - School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music

Location: Dublin - Ireland
Salary: €39,123 to €83,039
£34,796.04 to £73,854.97 converted salary*
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th February 2019
Closes: 26th February 2019


Dublin City University ( is a research-intensive, globally-engaged, dynamic institution that is distinguished by both the quality and impact of its graduates and its focus on the translation of knowledge into societal and economic benefit.  DCU has a strong track record in attracting both Irish and European Union funding under FP7, Horizon 2020, Marie Curie Actions and Erasmus. We offer a dynamic and internationally focused environment in which to advance your academic career. 

The School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music

The School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music in Dublin City University is a dynamic and interdisciplinary School located in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The academic study of religion in DCU is pursued through the complementary disciplines of Theology and Religious Studies, offering students, on a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, an understanding of the historical and contemporary significance of religious faith and religious traditions. The School offers excellent opportunities for staff to teach within their own areas of research expertise and to supervise PhD candidates. The School is committed to high quality research and supports its staff in such work.  We are seeking to consolidate and expand our provision in Theology and Religious Studies by recruiting an Assistant Professor in Biblical Studies (New Testament) from 1 September 2019.

Skills and Experience

Applicants for the position must hold a PhD in Biblical Studies, specializing in the New Testament. Competency in second Temple Judaism is desirable. Applications are welcome from those who can engage, in both teaching and research, with reception history and other interdisciplinary endeavours in the School and the broader Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, including the digital humanities. The successful candidate will have a track record of international publications, and experience with pursuing research funding. The successful candidate will have experience of university teaching at lecturer level on a full-time basis.  This post will contribute to the BA Joint Honours programme, Bachelor of Religious Education programmes, the BA in Theology and Religious Studies programme, as well as postgraduate programmes. The successful candidate should be capable of working in a team context and of providing leadership in developing the School’s teaching, research, and engagement agenda.

For Further Details see

Informal Enquiries to:

Dr. Ethna Regan, Head of School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music

E-mail: ; Tel. +353 1 700 8164

Further information:

More information on the School may be found at:

Salary Scales:

Assistant Professor above bar: €52,188 - €83,039.

Assistant Professor below the bar €39,123 - €53,784

* Appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, and will be made on the appropriate point of the Lecturer Above Bar or Lecturer Below Bar salary scale in line with current Government pay policy.

Application Procedure:

Application details are available from the DCU Current Vacancies (Open Competitions) website at

Closing date: 26th February 2019

Dublin City University is an equal opportunities employer

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