Departmental Lecturer in New Testament

University of Oxford

The Faculty of Theology and Religion is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in New Testament. This is a full-time, one-year fixed-term post from 1 September 2023 (you must be able to start at the latest on 1 October 2023).

About the role

This position is intended to develop the career of a highly promising scholar by providing opportunities for research, teaching and collaborative work in New Testament and associated fields You will play an active role in teaching the Faculty’s existing undergraduate and graduate courses in New Testament. You will become part of a vibrant research environment and will have opportunities to develop your career in research, teaching and collaborative work. You will have access to a Faculty research allowance, which is currently £1,500 per annum.

About you

You will hold, or be close to completion of, a postgraduate qualification (which would normally be a doctorate) in a relevant area of New Testament, with evidence of an aptitude for teaching and some experience of teaching and research. The duties and skills required are described in more detail in the further particulars.

If, for any reason, you have taken a career break or have had an atypical career and wish to disclose this in your application, the selection committee will take this into account. The selection committee will also be mindful of the impact that the Covid-19 pandemic may have had on candidates’ careers as a result of additional caring responsibilities or other factors.

Application process

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Professor Markus Bockmuehl [email protected]

Applications are to be submitted online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement, CV, and a 500-word proposal for a research agenda for the duration of the post.

The closing date for applications is midday on 3 February 2023.  Interviews will be held in the week commencing 27 February 2023.

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