POSITION IN HEBREW BIBLE(From the Agade list.)
DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES
The Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenured/tenure track appointment in Hebrew Bible, effective July 1, 2008. The rank is open.
The candidates must be prepared to teach large introductory undergraduate courses in the Hebrew Bible, courses on ancient Israelite history and religion, and upper level courses and graduate seminars requiring close reading of Biblical texts. Thorough knowledge of Hebrew and Aramaic, and familiarity with the major issues of textual, historical, and literary criticism of the Hebrew Bible will be assumed. Scholars with secondary (teaching and research) competence in a range of fields and subfields are invited to apply, including but not limited to the languages, literatures and cultures of the Ancient Near East, Biblical archaeology, or Septuagint and Qumran studies. Successful candidates will also be expected to direct doctoral students in collaboration with faculty in the Department of Religion at Duke University. Both teaching and research of the candidates need to be related to the problems and issues in the study of religion broadly conceived.
Send letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses (email and postal) of five references to: Chair of Hebrew Bible Search Committee, Department of Religious Studies, CB# 3225, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3225 (http://www.unc.edu/depts/rel_stud/). Completed hard copy of the application and accompanying documents must be received by January 4, 2008. The University of North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Monday, October 08, 2007
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