PhD Candidate in Quranic Studies: Choices of the Quranic Readers – Leiden University
The Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University Centre for Linguistics (LUCL) is looking for a PhD candidate to research the motivations behind the choices for reading debated Quranic passages as part of the ERC Consolidator Grant project “QurCan.”
- MA in a relevant field (e.g. islamic studies, religious studies, Arabic language & linguistics) or a letter of proof that you will acquire it soon.
- Demonstrable affinity with research into the Quran.
- Good command of English
- Good command of Classical Arabic
- Knowledge of the Quranic reading traditions is not required but is advantageous.
Conditions of Employment
The salary range for a PhD candidate is from €2,541.- to €3,247.- gross per month (pay-scale PhD candidates in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities), with substantial additional holiday and end-of-year bonuses. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break.
The Faculty of Humanities is rich in expertise in fields such as philosophy, religious studies, history, art history, literature, linguistics and area studies covering nearly every region of the world. With its staff of 995, the faculty provides 27 master’s and 25 bachelor’s programmes for over 7,000 students based at locations in Leiden and in The Hague. For more information: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/humanities.
Enquiries can be made to Dr. Marijn van Putten, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.