University Lecturer in Biblical Studies (Old Testament Exegetics)
Lund University, Center for Theology and Religious Studies (CTR)

University Lecturer in Biblical Studies (Old Testament Exegetics)

LU, Center for Theology and Religious Studies (CTR)


Lund University was founded in 1666 and is ranked recurrently as one of the world's 100 leading universities. There are 42,000 students and 7,400 employees in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our quest to understand, explain and improve our world and human condition.


The Center for Theology and Religious Studies (CTR) has under different names been in Lund since the university began its activities in 1668. CTR conducts specialization in religious history and religious behavioral science, bible studies, church and mission studies, and philosophy of belief and life sciences. Research is conducted within virtually all religious and theological disciplines.

Vikarierande universitetslektor i bibelskunde, especially the Old Testament exegetics


Scope: 50%


Period: from 2018-08-15 (or by agreement), until 2019-06-15


Tasks: In the position of university lecturer, duties are included in teaching, research and administration.


Teaching refers to courses at the undergraduate level and advanced level in bible studies. The lion's part of the teaching concerns the Old Testament exegetics, but some teaching in Biblical Studies with a New Testament focus on the basic level can be included. Teaching in Beginner Brebre is a key part. In addition, supervision and examination of degree programs in bible science are included. Ability to teach Swedish and English is a requirement.


The research is conducted individually and in cooperation with colleagues and postgraduate students in the subject. The employees are expected to actively contribute to the activities of the research seminar in the Old Testament exegetics.


Administration includes education-related tasks such as course planning and course evaluation. The employees are expected to participate in the institutional development work and, together with colleagues, develop the activities in bible science.


Qualifications: For the position of university lecturer in bible science, especially the Old Testament exegetics, a doctorate in the Old Testament exegetics or equivalent is required. Furthermore, documented scientific competence is required, expressed in the form of international publications, as well as acclaimed teaching experience in Biblical Studies. Excellent ability to teach Biblical, Biblical and Frontier religions and cultural environments as well as the basic ability to teach New Testament Greek and experience of essay supervision are meritorious. Meritants are also able to receive external research grants.


Knowledge of the CTR's activities in general and the education in specialization Bible science in particular is meritorious. We attach great importance to personal suitability.


Remarks: For more information, contact Alexander Maurits, Head of Department, 046-222 03 23, study director Tobias Hägerland, +46 70 207 64 05,

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Type of employment Fixed-term employment longer than 6 months

Extent of employment Part time

Access 2018-08-15

Salary Monthly Salary

Number of vacancies 1

employment rate 50%

place Lund

County Skåne County

Land Sweden

References PA2017/3525


Alexander Maurits, prefect,

Tobias Hägerland, Director of Studies,

Union representative

OFR / ST: Trade Union ST Office, 046-222 93 62

SACO: Saco-s Council at Lund University, +46 (0) 22-222 93 64

Published 2017-11-16

Application deadline 2018-01-15

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