Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Three year postdoc at INTF, Münster

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Postdoc, NT Textual History
The American Bible Society and the German Bible Society are awarding a post-doc research assistant at the Institute for New Testament Textual Research in Münster, Germany. The fellowship covers a period of 36 months, a fixed three-year appointment, beginning 1 July 2014.  

Tasks and Responsibilities
‧Transcribing Manuscripts and Reconciling Multiple Transcriptions
‧Constructing the Critical Apparatus for NTTranscripts
‧Indexing Manuscript Images for NT.VMR
‧Participating with the Editorial Committee in Preparing the GNT6 and the NA29, including Redesigning the Apparatuses  

Requirements
‧Advanced Knowledge of Greek and Latin, basic knowledge of Greek palaeography, ability to comprehend a complex critical apparatus, and knowledge of the principles of New Testament textual criticism.
‧Ph.D. in New Testament studies, focusing on or including text-criticism.
‧Reading knowledge of German is required, with an aptitude to acquire conversational usage. INTF staff speak English, but internal discussion is often conducted in German.  

Application
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and transcripts (official or unofficial), via email to INTFsearch@sbl-site.org, with the subject line INTF Fellowship Search. Three current letters of recommendation should be sent to the same email address, directly from those serving as references. Completed applications must be received by 15 February 2014. Interviews begin in late March at the Luce Center in Atlanta. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

[Abbreviated, see full posting @ AAR-SBL jobs]

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