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Assistant or Associate Professor in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies

University of Aarhus - Department of Theology

Location: Aarhus - Denmark
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th February 2019
Closes: 4th April 2019

The School of Culture and Society at Aarhus University invites applications for the position of assistant professor or associate professor in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies.

Applicants should state explicitly whether they are applying for an assistant professorship or an associate professorship.

If an assistant professor is appointed, the position will be a three-year training position involving research and teaching obligations and publications at doctoral level (as a minimum). The emphasis is on the applicant’s research potential. After three years, and subject to appropriate funding, an associate professorship in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies will be announced in open competition.

The associate professorship is a permanent position.

The position is available from 1 August 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Place of employment: Department of Theology, Jens Chr. Skous Vej 3-7, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark.

The position
The Department of Theology at Aarhus University has always had a strong profile in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies in its degree programmes and research. The position is being 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 Old Testament/Hebrew Bible 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 a high priority, and we emphasise the importance of good working relationships, both among colleagues and with our students.

Read the full job description and apply at the university homepage 

Application Deadline: 04 April 2019

Academic contact person:
Ulrik Nissen

Vacant positions: 1

Hours per week: 37

Expected date of accession: 01/08/2019 

Aarhus University
Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 39,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 884 million. Learn more at

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