Monday, 15 March 2010

King's College: NT Position

The following announcement came through the BNTS E-list:

Lectureship in New Testament Studies with a Specialism in Second Temple Judaism
King's College London

King's College London seeks a Lecturer in New Testament Studies with a specialism in Second Temple Judaism to join a cutting-edge and highly motivated team in Biblical Studies with effect from 1 April 2011.

The successful candidate will research and teach New Testament Studies (especially in the area of Jesus and the Gospels) in its historical context within Second Temple Judaism. He or she will teach undergraduate courses in New Testament, especially in the area of Jesus and the Gospels, and areas of Second Temple Judaism such as the Dead Sea Scrolls. He or she will contribute to MA programmes in Biblical Studies and in Bible and Ministry, and will work in collaboration with colleagues to ensure that the Department attracts high quality students at both MA & PhD level and that the Department’s research output is of world-leading quality.

Candidates should have a PhD in New Testament Studies, Second Temple Judaism or early Christianity, with a research and publications record appropriate to the stage of their career. Experience of teaching the New Testament in its Second Temple context and of teaching aspects of Second Temple Judaism at both undergraduate and MA level is highly desirable, as well as supervision of postgraduate research, preferably at doctoral level.

The appointment will be made, dependent on relevant qualifications and experience, within the Grade 6 scale, currently £30,070 to £39,038 inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include an annual season ticket loan scheme and a final salary superannuation scheme.

Informal enquiries should be made to the Revd Professor Richard Burridge on 0207 848 2333 or email

Further details and application packs are available on the College’s website at or alternatively by emailing Human Resources at All correspondence should clearly state the relevant job title and reference number A6/AAT/061/10 – LA.

Closing date: 8th April 2010

Interviews are scheduled for 10th May 2010.

Equality of opportunity is College policy

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