Friday, January 22, 2010

Postdoc in Second Temple Judaism at UCL

A POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP with the title Research Associate: By the Rivers of Babylon: New Perspectives on Second Temple Judaism from Cuneiform Texts is being advertised by University College London.
UCL History Department is distinctive for the breadth of its expertise, stretching from the fourth millennium BC to the contemporary world. We are seeking a researcher to work within the framework of a comparative project under the direction of Dr Caroline Waerzeggers studying Second Temple Judaism and the Neo-Babylonian temple cult, specifically focusing on the post-exilic temple community of Jerusalem. The postholder will also be expected to do a moderate amount of teaching.

The post is funded by the European Research Council for 4 years from 1 September 2010.
(Via the Agade list.)