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  1. Scholarships available for MA in Syriac Theology – The University of Salzburg

    The University of Salzburg invites applications now for its MA in Syriac Theology starting in October 2018.  Some part scholarships are available from the Syriac Institute and the Syriac Theological Seminary Salzburg and the course fees are minimal in line with European levels.  The MA is taught in English by leading international lecturers, including Sebastian Brock (Oxford), Herman Teule (Leuven), Hidemi Takahashi (Tokyo) and Shabo Talay (Berlin).

    Study in a beautiful UNESCO world heritage city in the centre of Europe
    Live in centrally located accommodation
    Be taught by internationally renowned Syriac specialists
    Low university fees
    Scholarships available

    For full details of the MA please see Information is also found here: Syriac Theology Flyer 2018F. If you have any questions, please contact .

    Prof. Dr. Aho Shemunkasho
    Syriac Theology
    Department of Biblical Studies and Ecclesiastical History
    Universitätsplatz 1  | 5020 Salzburg  | Austria
    Tel    : +43 (0)662 8044 2926
    Fax   : +43 (0)662 8044 74 2926

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    January 10th, 2018 4:06 pm | Continue Reading
  2. Research Fellow Opening – Latin Christianity in Late Antiquity

    ACU’s Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry seeks candidates for a position in Latin literature, culture, and ideas in Late Antiquity. Candidates must have a track record of outstanding potential and demonstrated achievement and show how they could contribute to the project entitled ‘Modes of Knowing and the Ordering of Knowledge in Early Christianity’, and also develop further research projects. For further information, please see Closing date 6 Nov 2017 with the possibility of interviews at AAR/SBL.


    October 16th, 2017 11:14 am | Continue Reading
  3. Vanderbilt University Tenure-track Assistant Professor

    Tenure-track Assistant Professor
    Nashville, TN
    Open Date: Oct 5, 2017
    Close Date: Nov 15, 2017

    The Program in Classical and Mediterranean Studies invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting fall 2018.
    We seek an outstanding researcher and teacher of the ancient Greek world broadly defined. We welcome applications from scholars in related fields (history, material culture, language and literature, philosophy, religion) whose work interrogates or challenges traditional disciplinary boundaries. The successful candidate will enhance the growing, energetic community of a new program dedicated to studying and teaching the ancient world in comparative perspective across cultures, regions, and periods (

    Qualifications: Ph.D. in hand by August 16, 2018, teaching experience, and evidence of professional achievement. Dossiers should include a cover letter that addresses research interests, scholarship, and teaching; a curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample no more than 20 pages. Candidates should submit materials to ( no later than November 15, 2017.
    Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


    October 16th, 2017 11:16 am | Continue Reading
  4. PhD Fellowships at Australian Catholic University

    The Australian Catholic University (ACU) is offering scholarships for Australian or International PhD students to contribute to its ‘Modes of Knowing’ research project. Scholarships cover all fees, and provide a living allowance equivalent to $31,300 pa (2016 rate). Students would be based at ACU Melbourne, and would have the opportunity to study at Durham University or KU Leuven. Additional funds are available to support travel and living expenses associated with such study at partner institutions. Funding supports projects for three years, with a flexible start date. The first students would start in July 2017. Applications will begin being considered immediately.

    To apply, please send 1) An academic transcript; 2) a 1000 word research proposal related to the Modes of Knowing program; and 3) a CV with contact details of 2 academic referees to Dr Michael Champion (, who can also provide further information. Details about the project can also be found on the Institute website:

    PhD research proposals should: i) Identify the central research questions for your proposed topic; ii) provide a short sketch of relevant literature to show what the original contribution of the PhD project would be; iii) identify the strand(s)/research theme(s) of the Modes of Knowing project to which the PhD project would contribute; and iv) outline briefly how the project would advance knowledge in the field of early Christian studies more generally.

    ACU’s Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry ( has an international staff profile, and we welcome applications from students from around the world. The Institute runs a monthly interdisciplinary research seminar and the Centre for Biblical and Early Christian Studies also runs a fortnightly seminar. ACU also sponsors an annual postgraduate student conference, bringing together students from around Australia.


    January 23rd, 2017 12:49 pm | Continue Reading
  5. Ph.D. Fellowships & Post-Doctoral Openings-University of Regensburg

    Ten PhD Fellowships and one Postdoc, University of Regensburg
    The DFG-Graduiertenkolleg “Metropolität in der Vormoderne” invites applications for ten PhD fellowships or positions in Early Christianity, Patristics, Church History, Liturgical Studies and other fields. The deadline for applications is 31 January 2017. The fellowships are to begin 1 April 2017. For more information, go to:

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    December 17th, 2016 10:54 am | Continue Reading