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Digital Edition and Translation of the Coptic-Sahidic Old Testament
Institute for Egyptology and Coptic Studies, University of GöttingenThese are two-year fixed term positions starting at the earliest possible date on or after February 1, 2015. An extension of the contract beyond the initial two-year term may be available. The project (planned completion date: December 31, 2036) is based in Göttingen. Both positions can be filled either full-time (100%) or part-time (50%) on the public service scale TV-LE 13. For a full-time appointment a completed Ph.D. is required.
The appointees will be responsible for the following tasks:
- Collection and catalogisation of Coptic manuscripts of the Old Testament in an online database
- Transcription and analysis of the manuscript texts to create a digital edition
- Comparison and analysis of the textual tradition for the production of a critical edition of the individual books of the Coptic Old Testament
- Translation of the Coptic text of the edition into English or German
Contact: Professor Heike Behlmer (email)
Full job advertisement here (English) and here (German).