Sultan Qaboos Professorship of Abrahamic Faiths and Shared Values

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oct 25, 2019
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Nov 24, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Sultan Qaboos Professorship of Abrahamic Faiths and Shared Values

Faculty of Divinity


The Board of Electors to the Sultan Qaboos Professorship of Abrahamic Faiths and Shared Values invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 October 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in the study of the relationships between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and their relationship to other traditions and to the modern world, and have the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence. They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration. The Professor will be based in Cambridge. A competitive salary will be offered.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

Closing date: 02 December 2019

Further information is available at:

 or contact the Human Resources, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email:

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 2 December 2019.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr James Aitken (Convenor of Board of Electors). Tel. +44 (0)1223 763024. Email

Please quote reference GF21095 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.