The Institute for Early Christian and Byzantine Studies of the Greek Department at KU Leuven is seeking a PhD candidate, to work on a research project investigating the political application of biblical exegesis at the Byzantine court of the ninth to eleventh centuries. The successful candidate will prepare a dissertation, which will be a joint degree from KU Leuven (main institution) and the Universität zu Köln. The supervisors will be professors Reinhart Ceulemans and Claudia Sode.
The position opened now is a two-year full-time appointment at Leuven (starting date: 1 October 2019 at the latest). Additional funding will be solicited once the fellowship has started.
The deadline is 10 March 2019.