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Chair of Divinity

The University of Edinburgh - College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences School of Divinity

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th September 2021
Closes: 1st November 2021
Job Ref: 2021

The School of Divinity is looking to appoint a Chair of Divinity in any area of Theology, to undertake research and writing of the highest quality, to teach Theology at undergraduate and postgraduate level, to play a key role in attracting PG students to the School; and to contribute to the School of Divinity’s academic leadership and management. 

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • An outstanding academic profile with a PhD in a relevant field, with an established track record of internationally excellent research in any field of Theology
  • Extensive experience of teaching Theology at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Experience of mentoring and developing colleagues at various career stages
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate people, to manage resources, and willingness to contribute to the running of the School of Divinity.
  • Proven commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion  

We welcome applications for this post from all qualified candidates and particularly welcome applications from members of minority ethnic groups, who are currently under-represented in the School of Divinity. 

If you would like to discuss this post further, please contact the Head of School, Professor Helen Bond at

Please visit our website for a full copy of the job description.

Closing date is 1st November 2021, 5pm 

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