Gazette, 1 July 2010: Appointments
Regius Professorship of Divinity
In association with Christ Church
The University intends to offer an appointment to the Regius Professorship of Divinity in the Faculty of Theology from 1 October 2011, or as soon as possible thereafter. The person appointed will have an outstanding research and publication record in his or her particular field.
The Regius Professor of Divinity is appointed to teach and research in the area of Christian Doctrine, either historical or contemporary, or in the study of religions more generally, though with a central focus on the Christian faith. The person appointed will be a scholar of distinction, with an outstanding research and publication record, who will exercise leadership in research and develop graduate studies in his or her area of specialisation. The professor will also be expected to take a leading part in developing the work of the Faculty of Theology generally. The Regius Professor of Divinity is expected to take a leading role in speaking for Theology in Oxford and in the wider world.
The professor will hold a canonry at Christ Church. The person appointed will either be ordained in priest's orders in the Church of England or in an episcopal church in communion with the Church of England, or be eligible for and prepared to accept ordination.
Those interested should consult the further particulars at www.admin.ox.ac.uk/fp/ for more details about the post and for full instructions before making an application. Applications, including a covering letter and full curriculum vitae, and naming three referees, should be received no later than Monday, 27 September, by Dr Gwen Booth, Personnel Officer, Senior Appointments (e-mail: email@example.com). Enquiries about the application procedure may be directed to Mrs Elaine Eastgate (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone: Oxford (2)80189).
Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.