PhD Scholarship in Theology and Religious Studies / JCIO

PhD Scholarship in Theology and Religious Studies / JCIO

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2 Apr 2 Apr Groningen

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Job description

We offer a three-year scholarship to complete a PhD in Theology and Religious Studies. Applications are invited from high-quality prospective PhD students with a good fit with the research specialisms of the department ‘Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Origins’. Here academic staff are engaged in the study of Hebrew Bible and early Judaism, New Testament and early Christianity, Qur’an and early Islam, and their dynamic interrelationship in the context of the Ancient Mediterranean, as well as the reception history of the Bible. The PhD student will be enrolled in our Graduate School. Information about the faculty, the department and the Graduate School can be found at: www.rug.nl/thrs.

Specifications

University of Groningen

Requirements

The PhD student is expected:
- to have a Master’s degree (preferably a two years Research Master or equivalent) in Theology or in Religious Studies or another relevant discipline;
- to have a thorough training in research skills;
- to be fluent in English (both oral and written);
- to be able and willing to work in an interdisciplinary environment;
- have the abilities to finish the PhD thesis in three years, like planning, taking initiative, academic writing, desire to publish.

Conditions of employment

The successful candidate will receive a gross scholarship of € 2,099 per month, of which wage tax and social insurance premiums will be deducted. They will be required to be resident in Groningen and will initially be offered a scholarship of one year; prolongation of the scholarship for a further two years is contingent on sufficient progress in the first year.

General information about the University of Groningen’s PhD scholarship programme can be found here: www.rug.nl/education/phd-programmes/phd-scholarship-programme.

Department

Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies

Since its foundation in 1614, the University of Groningen has enjoyed an international reputation as a dynamic and innovative center of higher education offering high-quality teaching and research. Balanced study and career paths in a wide variety of disciplines encourage the 30,000 students and researchers to develop their own individual talents. Belonging to the best research universities in Europe and joining forces with prestigious partner universities and networks, the University of Groningen is truly an international place of knowledge. The Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies is an ambitious faculty with a dynamic and accomplished staff drawn from around the world (58% international), and a Graduate School with 60 PhD students.

Specifications

  • PhD positions
  • Language and Culture
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • max. €2099 per month
  • University Graduate
  • B089217

Employer

University of Groningen

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Location

Broerstraat 5, 9712 CP, Groningen

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