University Lecturer in Patristics

University of Cambridge Faculty of Divinity

The Faculty of Divinity, West Road, Cambridge, invites applications for a Fixed Term (two year) University Lectureship in Patristics (Grade 9, £41,526 to £52,559). Candidates, who must have a doctorate, should have a research specialism in any field of Patristics. The person appointed will be expected to undertake high quality research in Patristics or early Church History, to teach for the Tripos, Diploma and the MPhil, to supervise doctoral students, and to undertake some administration. The postholder will be based in the Faculty of Divinity, West Road, Cambridge.

Candidates should be able to take up the post on 1 October 2021. The appointment will be subject to one year's probation. For further information, please see the Further Particulars and visit the Faculty's website, where additional information on the Faculty is available:

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter together with a full list of research publications, a statement of the research project you would undertake within the Faculty of Divinity, an account of your experience and approach to teaching, and, if available one recently published research article, in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Applications should be sent via the on-line system not later than 16 February 2021. Candidates should ask their referees to write to the Administrative Officer of the Faculty of Divinity, West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9BS by this date, without waiting for a formal request.

Informal enquiries about the role are welcomed and should be directed to the Administrative Officer in the Faculty of Divinity (tel: (01223) 763002; e-mail: For questions on the application process or procedure, please contact

The closing date is midnight (GMT) on Tuesday 16th February 2021 and interviews are expected to take place in March.

Please quote reference GF25191 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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