Doc/Postdoc Fellowships 2017 - Paratexts of the Bible, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Germany

Publish Date: Jun 20, 2017

Deadline: Jul 09, 2017

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3-4 positions (Doc / postdoc) in the ERC Project "Paratexts of the Bible"

limitation: The positions at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich are for a period of two years, starting from the                         earliest convenient date.

Salary Scale: TV-L 13

Facility: Protestant Theological Faculty (LMU Munich)

There is in principle the possibility of part-time employment.The Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) is one of the most renowned and largest universities in Germany.


Applications are welcome both from doctoral and post-doctoral candidates. In the first case, the contract will be 65%, in the second approx. 80% (flexible).
Applicants should be highly qualified in the subjects of philology / ancient Greek, theology / church history, Byzantine studies, or ancient history. Very good knowledge of classical, biblical, or Byzantine Greek is required. The ability to work on a research team is essential.
For postdoctoral applicants a doctorate in a relevant field and experience in handling Greek manuscripts is required. Previous knowledge in the fields of critical text-editing, bible scholarship, Greek paleography, codicology, or digital humanities is a plus.
For (prospective) doctoral students, a successful completion of a master's degree, as well as a doctoral dissertation. If you are interested in co-advising as well as in other fields.


Applications shoulderstand Comprise the Following materials:
• CV Including list of publications
• Academic writing sample of 20-40 pages (1 or 2 published articles, chapter from doctoral or master's thesis, or something similar)
• Cover letter explaining reasons for interest in the project And description of qualifications for it
• For doctoral students: information on the / a (planned) doctoral project,

The application may be submitted in English, French, German, Italian or other languages. Those whose first language is not German should be at a level of their ability in German.Applications by German with a handicap. We encourage women to apply.

Your workplace is centrally located in Munich and can be reached very easily by public transport. We offer you an interesting and responsible job with good further education and development opportunities. People with a severe handicap are preferred with a similar degree of suitability. The application of women is welcomed.

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