Sultan Qaboos Professor of Abrahamic Faiths and Shared Values, Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge

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 at least one of Judaism, Christianity or Islam, and with a focus on the interactions between these traditions, and their relationships to other religious traditions and to the modern world. They will be distinguished scholars of at least one of these traditions, with a proven interest in its relations to the other two.  Candidates will also 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.

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

Closing date: 2 December 2019

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