Thursday, March 31, 2022

Vacancy: Research Associate in Biblical Onomastics


Vacancy: Research Associate in Old Testament (Ugaritic) (or Junior Research Associate, dependent on experience)

Location: Tyndale House, Cambridge

Hours: Full Time; Part time hours will be considered

Salary: £26,500 and £29,000 (dependent upon experience)

Are you a biblical scholar who desires to promote informed attitudes to the Bible? Tyndale House is seeking to recruit a post-doctoral Research Associate or Junior Research Associate (dependent upon experience) for a 24-month post. The main purpose of the position is to engage in and publish high level biblical onomastics research and to undertake scholarly tasks which advance existing collaborative projects at Tyndale House.

Tyndale House is an institute for biblical studies and a residential research library which aims to grow an international research community, to present the value of the Bible at the highest academic level and to resource the Church to understand and trust the Bible.

In addition to biblical languages, the ideal candidate will have knowledge of at least two languages related to the Bible, especially Ugaritic. Some knowledge of Akkadian, Hurrian, Hittite, and/or Luwian is desirable. They will also have the ability to conduct philological research in ancient Near Eastern languages, especially Ugaritic and Classical Hebrew, and to engage with secondary literature in modern research languages.

There is an Occupational Requirement for the post-holder to be an active, practising, evangelical Christian.

If you feel this position corresponds to your knowledge, skills and values, and playing a role in fulfilling the purpose of Tyndale House excites you, then we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send a CV and a Covering Letter outlining your interest and suitability for the post to Bente Sivertsen-Wright (

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 29th April 2022

Start Date: Autumn 2022

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