Associate Professor in Old Testament Studies

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 20 Dec 2023

The Department of Theology (see ) at Aarhus University invites applications for the full-time permanent position of associate professor in Old Testament Studies.

The position is available from 1 August 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Place of employment: Department of Theology, School of Culture and Society, Nobelparken, Jens Chr. Skous Vej 3–7, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.

The university wants its staff to reflect the diversity of society, and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their personal background.

The position

We are seeking a talented and dedicated colleague with a strong track record and an innovative future research plan in Old Testament Studies. The successful applicant is expected to contribute to the development of the Department of Theology and its core activities in the areas of research, education, talent development and knowledge exchange.
The successful applicant will play a key role in the ongoing creation of internationally recognised research areas within Old Testament Studies and take active part in the work of the research group in Biblical Studies, contributing to its current profile with new areas of expertise. The successful applicant will also develop collaborative research initiatives with other disciplines and develop projects with external financing.

We emphasise the importance of taking part in the daily life of the Department of Theology, as well as the significance of good working relationships, both among colleagues and with our students. The successful applicant is expected to be present in the department on a daily basis. 

Language and further information

  • Applicants must be able to teach and communicate in Danish at university level. If the successful applicant is not fluent in Danish, they will be expected to learn Danish within two years.
  • Please note that only publications submitted alongside the application will be assessed; a list of publications is not sufficient. Applications without submitted publications will not be assessed.
  • Professional references or recommendations should not be included. Applicants who are selected for an interview may be asked to provide professional references later during the process.
  • The application must be written in English.

For more information about the application, please contact HR supporter Marianne Birn, email: [email protected]  

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