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Postdoctoral Research Fellowship position: Embodying in/and New Testament interpretation
Author: Marita Snyman
Published: 14/08/2020


Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Embodying in/and New Testament interpretation

3 year period

Scope of Research: The Faculty of Theology, Stellenbosch University, announces one postdoctoral research fellowship in the discipline group Old and New Testament. The research focus is on the theme of embodiment in and with regard to the interpretation of the New Testament, with attention to both texts and contexts.

Requirements: A doctorate in New Testament (obtained within the last 5 years) * Excellent research skills * Proven academic experience, expertise and interest in New Testament and the ancient languages, with a specific focus on embodiment and related themes.

Duties: Development and production of high quality research outputs in relation to the overarching theme of corporeality / embodiment, in New Testament and related texts, in both ancient and later contexts * Participation in the public activities of the Faculty in as far as relates to the research focus * Academic work in collaboration with the Office for Theological Research and the Ministry of Research and Formation of the Western Cape Synod of the Dutch Reformed Church.

Commencement of duties: 1 October 2020

Closing date for applications: 11 September 2020

Send a letter of application, a comprehensive curriculum vitae, the names and contact details of at least two referees, as well as an article based upon your dissertation or a short summary (2-3 pages) regarding the nature and purpose of your dissertation to:

Prof Jeremy Punt, Faculty of Theology, 171 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch, 7600, or per email to (before or on 11 September).

Inquiries: Prof Jeremy Punt, tel 021 808 2615, email