Teaching Fellow in Hebrew Bible
University of Sheffield – Department of Biblical Studies
Job Reference Number: UOS004832
Contract Type: Fixed term for 11 months with a start date of 1 September 2012 to 31 July 2013
Working Pattern Part-time, 50%, working pattern to be agreed with the Head of Department
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Salary: Lecturer Grade 8 £37,012 – £44,166 per annum pro rata
Closing Date: 23 July 2012
The University of Sheffield has been named UK University of the Year in the 2011 Times Higher Education Awards. We’ve won this prestigious award because we’re a world-class university in a unique city. We are a community true to our civic roots and our straightforward approach informs everything we do, both close to home and around the world.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Teaching Fellow in Hebrew Bible to join the internationally acclaimed Department of Biblical Studies which leads the field in interrogating the biblical literature and its diverse legacies in both the context of the ancient world and in relation to contemporary society and culture.
You will have a PhD in Biblical Studies or a related subject area (Biblical Studies, Jewish Studies, Theology, Religious Studies), and proven teaching ability in Hebrew Bible Studies and Biblical Hebrew. You will have expertise in the critical and contextual study of the historical books of the Hebrew Bible and in the role of archaeology in Hebrew Bible Studies.
Under the current curriculum, you will lead the following undergraduate modules:
Biblical Hebrew (level 1 and MA)
From Settlement to Exile (Deuteronomistic History) (Levels 2, 3 and MA)
Biblical Hebrew 2 (level 1 and MA)
Myth, Ritual and the ANE (level 1)
Bible, History and Archaeology (Level 2 and MA)
You will also assist with administrative tasks including teaching support and development, pastoral care of students, student recruitment and alumni relations. It is essential that the appointee has the ability to contribute positively to the working of a small department.
This post is fixed-term for 11 months from 1 September 2012 until 31 July 2013.
This post is part-time; 50% working commitment, working pattern to be agreed with the Head of Department.