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Guest Professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University



Brenninkmeijer-Werhahn Guest Professor

at the

Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome



In the context of the ongoing exchange program between the Hebrew University of Jerusalem through its Center for the Study of Christianity and the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome through its Cardinal Bea Centre for Judaic Studies, the position of a Guest Professor in Judaic Studies at the Gregorian University is becoming available for the Academic Year 2020-2021.

The successful candidate is expected to teach one course of 24 hours (3 ECTS) for graduate students, over a six-week period between 15 February and 26 March, 2021


The course can be in two subject matters. Priority will be given to a course in the field of the History of the Jewish People (or eventually the History of Jewish Culture) in the Modern or Contemporary Periods. The axact choice of the period can be freely decided by the Professor. The course will be given in English.


The Pontifical Gregorian University is distinguished by its international character with professorial staff and students coming from over 130 countries around the world. Gifted by the presence of such diversity, which includes students from different religious backgrounds, the Cardinal Bea Centre’s unique perspective is dedicated to the promotion of a theological knowledge and understanding of Judaism - from both a Jewish and a Christian perspective - as well as the teaching, research and academic exchanges between Christians and Jews, in order to foster a mutually enriching relationship.

The position includes a stipend of Euro 7.000,00 as well as travel and housing expenses of up to Euro 3.000,00. All payments are exempt from Italian taxation.

Letters of application, including a Curriculum Vitae and a course proposal (title and description of 800 characters), are due by
16 March, 2020. A decision will be announced by 7 April, 2020.


Please send applications to:

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Centre for the Study of Christianity

Faculty of Humanities

Mount Scopus, Jerusalem 91905


E-mail: csc@mail.huji.ac.il


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