Univ.-Prof. Dr. Annette Schellenberg

Vice-Dean and Director of Studies

Schenkenstr. 8-10

A-1010 Wien

Tel.: +43-1-4277-32402

Fax: +43-1-4277-8-32402

annette.schellenberg@univie.ac.at

Office hours

During the semester: Tuesday 15-16 or by appointment.

In the semester break: only by appointment.

Biography

  • Born 1971 in Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1991–1998 Undergraduate and graduate studies in Protestant Theology at the University of Zurich
  • 1998–2003 Research assistant and lecturer at the Theological Faculty (chairf of Old Testament Studies and Ancient Near Eastern Religions) of the University of Zurich
  • 2002 Dr. theol., Theological Faculty of the University of Zurich
  • 2003–2005 Visiting Scholar at the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures of the University of California, Los Angeles; fellow of Swiss National Foundation
  • 2005–2007 Fellow of „Nachwuchsförderungskredit“, University of Zurich
  • 2007–2010 Assistant Professor of Old Testament at San Francisco Theological Seminary and the Graduate Theological Union, San Anselmo/Berkeley, California
  • 2011 Habilitation, Theological Faculty of the University of Zurich
  • 2010–2014 Associate Professor of Old Testament at San Francisco Theological Seminary and the Graduate Theological Union, San Anselmo/Berkeley, California (with tenure)
  • since 2015 Professor of Old Testament at the Faculty of Protestant Theology (Institute of Old Testament Studies and Biblical Archaeology) of the University of Vienna
  • since fall 2016: Vice-Dean and Director of Studies

Research Interests

  • Primeval History (Gen 1–11)
  • Priestly literature
  • Wisdom literature
  • Song of Songs – current major project: Commentary on the Song of Songs for the Illumination Series (Eerdmans)
  • Anthropology of the Hebrew Bible (reflections on humans and humanity)
  • Controversies on theological questions in ancient Israel and other ancient Near Eastern cultures
  • Interrelations between the world of the Hebrew Bible and its ancient Near Eastern environment
  • Reception history of Old Testament texts

Professional Memberships and Involvement in the Guild

  • Deutscher Palästinaverein (DPV)
  • European Association of Biblical Studies (EABS)
  • European Society of Women in Theological Research (ESWTR)
  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Orientalische Altertumswissenschaft (SGOA)
  • Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)
  • Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Theologie (WGTh)
  • Arbeitskreis Rezeption des Alten Testaments (AKRAT)
  • Editorial Board of Vetus Testamentum (VT)
  • Editorial Board of the Biblical Interpretation Monograph Series (BINS)
  • Steering Committee “Wisdom in Israelite and Cognate Traditions” (SBL)
  • Advisory Board of Kerygma und Dogma (KuD)

 Publications

Publications

Monographs

  • Kohelet (ZBK), Zürich: TVZ 2013
  • Der Mensch, das Bild Gottes? Zum Gedanken einer Sonderstellung des Menschen im Alten Testament und in weiteren altorientalischen Quellen (AThANT 101), Zürich: TVZ 2011 (Habilitation)
  • Erkenntnis als Problem. Qohelet und die alttestamentliche Diskussion um das menschliche Erkennen (OBO 188), Freiburg/Göttingen: Universitätsverlag/Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2002 (Dissertation)

For a complete list of publications, click here.

For PDFs of many of my publications, see http://univie.academia.edu/AnnetteSchellenberg