Friday, January 22, 2010

Jobs: Jewish Studies Chair and Lectureship at Nottingham

JOBS: A Chair in Jewish Studies is being advertised at the University of Nottingham.
This post is available from 1 September 2010 (or as soon as possible thereafter) and will be offered on a permanent contract

Applications are invited for a Chair in Jewish Studies. Candidates should have an outstanding record of research in some area of Jewish studies, and a sufficiently high international reputation to attract research students and research grants. The successful candidate will contribute to the Department’s teaching programme, and play a role in the administration and leadership of the Department. Applications are welcomed from any area within Jewish studies, ancient, medieval or modern, and from those whose approaches are textual, historical, philosophical or theological
Nottingham is also advertising a Lectureship in Religious Studies with a preferred expertise in Jewish studies:
This full-time, permanent post is available from 1 September 2010

Applications are invited for the above post in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. Candidates should hold, or be near completion of, a PhD. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a good research record and potential in religious studies, preferably with expertise in the Jewish tradition, but applications are also welcome from those whose specialism lies in the sociology or anthropology of religion, or comparative religion, or from those with an interest in the Islamic tradition. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and postgraduate modules, for supervising postgraduate research and for contributing to departmental administration
(Via the BNTS list.)