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William Barclay Distinguished
Visiting Fellow in Biblical Studies


Applications for 2021/22

Applications are invited from established scholars working in biblical studies who are sympathetic to the aims of the Church of Scotland, to take up this fellowship between September and December 2021 OR Jan-Mar 2022.


Subject to COVID restrictions and travel permissions, the fellow is required to be in residence at Glasgow for 6-8 weeks, to deliver at least one public lecture, to participate in the teaching of an honours course in biblical studies linked to their own research specialism (2 hours per week; no marking responsibilities) and to share in the life of the College.


We are particularly interested in scholars whose work includes a focus on Hebrew Bible/Old Testament for this appointment.


The fellowship will cover return flights to Glasgow, accommodation + living allowance for 6-8 weeks, along with an agreed honorarium.


Initial enquiries should be made to:

Dr Sean Adams, Senior Lecturer in New Testament:

or to Professor Mark Elliott:


Applications should be made by email to the Principal of Trinity College, Rev Dr Doug Gay, in the form of a CV with covering letter: 

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