Professor or Professor in Biblical Exegesis Laval University, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies Canada

Professor or Professor in Biblical Exegesis


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Posting period
From 17-10-2017 to 17-11-2017

Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies

General Information

A privileged living environment in the heart of Quebec City, Université Laval is a large, comprehensive university recognized for its culture of excellence in teaching and research.

Job Description

Teaching at three levels of study (in-class, off-campus, hybrid, comodal or distance learning) in the various programs of the Faculty (Theology and Religious Studies) and, possibly in other programs of study University.
Research in the field of biblical exegesis, especially the Old Testament.
Participation in other academic and administrative activities of the Faculty.

Selection criteria

Holder, at the time of his hiring, of a doctorate in theology, in the sciences of the religions or in a relevant discipline, with specialization in Biblical exegesis, in particular of the Old Testament.


In the examination of applications, the following points will be considered:

  • Mastery of methods relevant to the field.
  • Scientific research and publications in the field.
  • Teaching experience in the field.
  • Mastery of Biblical languages, especially Hebrew.
  • Ability to teach Biblical Exegesis outside of his field of research or specialization
  • Willingness to collaborate with university research teams in the field.
  • Interest in studying community Bible reading practices and uses of the Bible in culture.
  • Capacity for innovation and pedagogical development.

Commitment and salary
Salary according to the collective agreement in force.

Deadline for applications: November 17, 2017 (4:00 pm)
Starting date: August 1, 2018


Candidates are invited to submit their resume, a cover letter covering research and teaching interests in Canada. the field as well as reprints of relevant scientific articles. They must ask two respondents to send a letter of recommendation


Mr. Gilles Routhier, Dean
Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies
2325, rue des Bibliothèques, room 846
Félix-Antoine-Savard Pavilion
Laval University
Québec, Quebec G1V 0A6
Telephone: 418 656-2131 ext. 7290


Promoting diversity, Université Laval invites all qualified individuals to apply, particularly women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, Aboriginal people and people with disabilities. Priority will be given to those with Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.

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