The International Organization for
Septuagint and Cognate Studies

Grinfield Lecturership on the Septuagint

The following announcement comes from Elizabeth Macallister, Secretary of the Grinfield Bequest, Oxford University.

The electors propose to appoint a lecturer to hold office for two years from 1 October 2013.

The lecturer is required to give three lectures in each academic year on the LXX version of the Hebrew Scriptures, its history, its philological character, its bearing on the criticisms of the New Testament, and its value as an evidence of the authenticity of the Old and New Testaments.

The stipend of the lecturership is £1,250 per year of the lecturership, and a grant may be made towards the cost of travelling and other expenses.

Candidates for the lecturership should send their names, a curriculum vitae and a detailed statement of the subject of the lectures which they propose to deliver, together with any further information which they may consider appropriate, preferably by email: or in hard copy to Mrs E.A. Macallister, Theology Faculty Office, 34 St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3LD (Tel: 01865 270797), not later than 15 September 2012. The choice of the electors will not necessarily be limited to those who apply.

contacts, queries: Jay Treat