Curriculum Vitae



Academic Positions

since spring 2008 Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley (GTU)
Core Doctoral Faculty
since summer 2007 San Francisco Theological Seminary (SFTS)
Tenured (May 2011)
Associate Professor of Old Testament (since July 2010)
Assistant Professor of Old Testament (August 2007–June 2010)
2005 - 2007 University of Zürich, Theological Faculty
Lecturer; fellow of Nachwuchsförderungskredit
2003 - 2005 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Visiting scholar and lecturer
Fellow of Swiss National Science Fundation
1998 - 2003 University of Zürich, Theological Faculty
Research assistant and lecturer at the Chair for Old Testament and Ancient Near Eastern Religion (Prof. Dr. T. Krüger)


Education

2011 Habilitation (venia legendi for Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft und altorientalische Religionsgeschichte); received May 2011
1998 - 2002 Postgraduate studies, University of Zürich
Dr. theol. (equivalent to Ph.D.); received June 2002
1991 - 1998 Undergraduate and graduate studies in Theology, University of Zürich
lic. theol. (equivalent to M.A.); received March 1998


Memberships
  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Orientalische Altertumswissenschaft
  • Colloquy "Theorie der Exegese" at Theologische Hochschule Augustana in Neuendettelsau
  • Deutscher Palāstinaverein
  • Editorial Board of the Biblical Interpretation Monograph Series

Languages
  • Modern: German, English, French (basics), Italian (basics)
  • Ancient: Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Akkadian, Middle Egyptian, (Aramaic, Ugaritic)