The Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies of KU Leuven and the Research Unit Biblical Studies invite applications for the position of assistant professor, associate professor or (full) professor of New Testament.
You will join one of the world’s best theology faculties, benefiting from its extensive national and international networks and excellent research infrastructure. The Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies is ranked 3rd in Europe and 6th in the world (2021 QS World Ranking).
You will become a member of the Research Unit Biblical Studies, which has a long and successful history. The research unit organizes international colloquia and seminars (e.g., the annual Colloquium Biblicum Lovaniense). Its members are responsible for internationally recognized journals and book series, and supervise a diverse group of talented national and international doctoral students.
You contribute to the administration and governance in the Faculty and the University.
We offer a full-time job in an intellectually stimulating context.
KU Leuven is a research-intensive, internationally oriented university that carries out both fundamental and applied research. It is highly inter- and multidisciplinary focused and strives for international excellence. To achieve this, it cooperates actively with its research partner in Belgium and abroad. At the same time, it offers its students an academic formation based on high-level research.
You will work in Leuven, a historic, dynamic and lively city located in the heart of Belgium, within 20 minutes from Brussels, the capital of the European Union, and less than two hours from Paris, London and Amsterdam.
KU Leuven is well equipped to welcome foreign professors and their family and provides practical support with regard to immigration and administration, housing, childcare, learning Dutch, partner career coaching, etc.
To facilitate scientific onboarding and accelerate research in the first phase, a starting grant of 100.000 euro is offered to new professors without substantial other funding, appointed for at least 50%.
The position is available on a full-time basis from 1 September 2022.
We are looking for a junior or senior researcher. As a rule, junior researchers are appointed at the level of assistant professor (tenure track) for a period of 5 years; following this period, they will, pending a positive evaluation, be offered a tenured position as associate professor. Senior researchers will be appointed at the level of assistant professor, associate professor, professor or full professor, depending on their record and qualifications.
For more information please contact either the chair of the search committee, Prof. Eibert Tigchelaar,mail: email@example.com, or the dean of the Faculty, Prof. Johan De Tavernier, tel.: +32 16 32 38 85, mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. In case you encounter problems in the process of submitting your application electronically, please contact email@example.com.
In the online application tool, you must upload the following documents in pdf format: 1) Your biosketch; 2) A file with your five most important publications or realizations; 3) An extensive CV with a full publication list included; 4) A research statement in which you provide information about the innovative research program you want to propose in your area of research (max. 2 pages, to be submitted as ‘additional information regarding your research’); 5) Your approach to academic teaching (max. 1 page, to be submitted as ‘additional information regarding your teaching’).
The KU Leuven considers scientific integrity as well as ethical conduct very important. Those who are hired are asked to sign a declaration along those lines.
You can apply for this job no later than January 10, 2022 via the online application tool (please click 'Apply' to access).
KU Leuven seeks to foster an environment where all talents can flourish, regardless of gender, age, cultural background, nationality or impairments. If you have any questions relating to accessibility or support, please contact us at diversiteit.HR@kuleuven.be.
|Location:||Leuven - Belgium|
|Placed On:||13th October 2021|
|Closes:||10th January 2022|
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