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Senior Academic Position in Literature
Tel Aviv University

The Department of Literature at Tel-Aviv University, Israel, invites applications for a tenure-track position in the fields of Hebrew and comparative literature, with an emphasis in literary theory, history and criticism, effective from October 2019.

The position requires teaching in Hebrew and an ability to conduct independent research in the abovementioned fields.  A comparative and interdisciplinary perspective may be considered an advantage.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D., or receive a Ph.D. before filling the position.

Salary and conditions will conform to Tel Aviv University regulations. Appointment procedures will be carried out according to the rules and regulations of Tel-Aviv University and are subject to the approval of the University authorities.

Candidates should send their applications, including a CV, list of publications, samples of publications and a research plan (one page) to:

Professor Iris Milner, Chairperson, Department of Literature,
Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel,
or by email: irismilner@gmail.com

Three letters of recommendation from senior scholars are to be sent directly this address.

The position is open to all candidates. The appointment will be based on candidate qualifications and the Department needs. The Department, Faculty or Tel-Aviv University are not obligated to appoint any of the candidates who apply for the position.

posted 12.13.18

 

Vanderbilt University
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Hebrew Language Instruction

Jewish Studies
Location:  Nashville

Open Date:  Nov 12, 2018
Close Date:  Jan 15, 2019

Description

The Program in Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor of the Practice of Hebrew Language Instruction beginning the 2019-20 academic year. Responsibilities will include teaching Hebrew language courses, curriculum development, and active promotion of the Hebrew program. Initial three-year contract is renewable. Teaching load 2/2.

The position requires a Ph.D in a related field. Native or near-native fluency in Hebrew and English; demonstrated excellence in the teaching of Hebrew language and in the effective application of current technologies to foreign language learning. Candidates with a background in second language acquisition will be given special consideration.

Applications, including cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy (and evidence of effectiveness), and three letters of reference should be submitted here:  https://apply.interfolio.com/57555. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Posted 11.12.18 - Closes 1.15.19

Faculty Fellowship: The Summer Institute for Israel Studies

June 11–23, 2019 at Brandeis and June 24–July 3, 2019 in Israel

Apply now for this competitive fellowship program, which gives you the foundation to teach about Israel in any discipline. Stipend of up to $2,500, plus group travel, accommodations and most meals provided. ENGAGE with world-class faculty from Israel and the U.S. in a two-week multidisciplinary Brandeis seminar. MEET with leading personalities in public life, the academy and the arts on a 10-day Israel study tour. EXPLORE the complexity of Israeli society, politics and culture. DEVELOP a syllabus to teach at your home institution. JOIN a network of over 314 alumni — teaching at over 200 institutions — supported by a wealth of pedagogical resources and ongoing professional development. Faculty teaching outside of Israel are eligible to apply. Apply online by January 31, 2019. Learn more at www.brandeis.edu/israelcenter/siis.

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Doctoral Fellowships in Israel Studies at Brandeis University 

Full and partial fellowships supporting doctoral students whose research focuses on Israel. Candidates must be accepted into Brandeis University graduate school programs of Anthropology, History, Literature, Middle East Studies, Near Eastern & Judaic Studies, Politics or Sociology. Competitive living stipend with generous health care benefits. Renewable for up to five years. Deadlines vary by department. Learn more at www.brandeis.edu/israelcenter/support/doctoral.html.

posted 11.2.18

Lecturer in Hebrew Language
Columbia University

The Department of Middle Eastern South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University announces an opening in Hebrew language instruction to be filled at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline, beginning July 1, 2019. We are seeking a professional language teacher with a serious commitment to teaching languages for academic purposes while developing pedagogical materials and incorporating technological innovations into the curriculum.

Responsibilities will include teaching 2 or 3 courses per semester and other duties associated with the language program. This is a full-time appointment with multi-year renewals contingent on successful reviews.

Preference will be given to applicants who have a Ph.D., but those with a Master’s degree and considerable language teaching experience are also encouraged to apply. Salary and rank commensurate with experience. Native or near-native fluency in Hebrew and English, foreign language instruction experience, and an oral proficiency-based approach are required.

All applications must be submitted online and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy and methodology, a list of references, and sample teaching materials. Applicants also should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded into RAPS. Applications will be reviewed starting November 9th, 2018. 

For more information and to apply, please visit our online site: http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1528.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

posted 10.15.18

Lecturer in Hebrew Language-Term Position
Columbia University

The Department of Middle Eastern South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University announces an opening in Hebrew language instruction to be filled at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline for a period of 3 years, beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2021. We are seeking a professional language teacher with a serious commitment to teaching languages for academic purposes while developing pedagogical materials and incorporating technological innovations into the curriculum.

Responsibilities will include teaching 2 or 3 courses per semester and other duties associated with the language program. This is a full-time appointment. The initial term of appointment is one year with the possibility of renewal for two more years contingent on satisfactory performance.

Preference will be given to applicants who have a Ph.D., but those with a Master’s degree and considerable language teaching experience are also encouraged to apply. Salary and rank commensurate with experience. Native or near-native fluency in Hebrew and English, foreign language instruction experience, and an oral proficiency based approach are required.

All applications must be submitted online and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy and methodology, three letters of recommendation, and sample teaching materials.
Applications will be reviewed starting November 9th, 2018. 

For more information and to apply, please visit our online site: http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1514.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

 

posted 10.15.18

Assistant Professor of Modern Hebrew Literature 
University of California, Berkeley

The Departments of Comparative Literature at U.C. Berkeley seek applications for an Assistant Professor in Modern Hebrew Literature (tenure track) with an expected start date of July 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will have a rigorous grounding in modern Hebrew literature and culture, with additional areas of specialization in one or more of the following: Biblical or medieval Hebrew literature; Yiddish or Ladino literatures and cultures; Arabic, German, or other literatures of relevant comparative focus; critical approaches such as gender theory, critical race theory, post‐colonial theory, area studies, film and media studies, or social/cultural history.

We encourage applications from individuals who will contribute to diversity in higher education. Additional information is available on https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity

Minimum basic qualification: PhD (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in PhD or equivalent international degree‐granting program at the time of application. Preferred qualifications: native or near‐native fluency in Hebrew and English; broad competence in literary studies and in critical approaches to theoretical frameworks, demonstrated through formal study and/or publication record; proven ability to conduct research in more than one language, literature, and culture, working with texts in the original languages of the relevant literatures/cultures; demonstrated excellence in teaching and research.

Documents Requirements
Applicants should submit:
1)A cover letter that includes current and future research plans and teaching philosophy; 2) a current C.V.; and 3) a statement on contributions to diversity. Please submit a 2 - 3 page statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these issues, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired as a Berkeley faculty member (for additional information go to https:// ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity). 4) Three letters of reference. When applying, applicants will be asked to provide contact information for referees, and must then request letters through the application system. Additional writing and teaching materials will be solicited for finalists.

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

Applications and letters of recommendation must be received by December 3, 2018. Please direct inquiries to: clfa_apc@berkeley.edu

Where to apply: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01848
The University is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty and has a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

posted 10.8.18

 

Language Lecturer in Modern Hebrew Language
New York University

The Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University invites applications for the position of language lecturer in Modern Hebrew. The appointment will begin September 1, 2019, subject to budgetary and administrative approval. The initial appointment will be for three years, with a possibility for renewal. The ideal candidate will have a proven record of excellence in language teaching including expertise in the use of technology in language instruction, superb academic credentials, native or near-native fluency, and a minimum of an M.A in an appropriate area. Ability to relate to other aspects of a comprehensive program in Hebrew and Jewish Studies is essential. Opportunities exist for collaboration with the Taub Center for Israel Studies and NYU’s study away site in Tel Aviv. The teaching load is three courses per semester at elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels. Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Applications are due on November 15, 2018. To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and student evaluations (if available) at https://apply.interfolio.com/55915. Within your cover letter, please discuss how your teaching can engage a diverse student population like that of NYU. More information about the department can be found at http://hebrewjudaic.as.nyu.edu.

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please read (http://as.nyu.edu/content/nyu-as/as/administrative-resources/office/dean/diversity-initiative.html). EOE/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

posted 10.3.18

Assistant Professor, Modern Hebrew Literature
New York University, Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies

The Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University seeks to fill a tenure-track position in Modern Hebrew Literature at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will demonstrate expertise in the broad corpus of Modern Hebrew Literature and will be able to teach a varied range of undergraduate and graduate courses in both Hebrew and in translation. The ideal candidate will be conversant with key discussions in the Humanities and/or Social Sciences and be able to engage other units in the Faculty of Arts and Science. Ability to relate to other aspects of a comprehensive program in Jewish Studies, including the Taub Center for Israel Studies and NYU’s study away site in Tel Aviv, is essential. The appointment will begin September 1, 2019, subject to budgetary and administrative approval. Ph.D. must be in hand by August 31, 2019.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018, but applications will be accepted until December 1, 2018. To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and all completed dissertation chapters (for dissertations in progress) or the complete dissertation (including in revised form) at https://apply.interfolio.com/55092. Within your cover letter, please discuss how your teaching and research can address issues of intellectual diversity and a diverse student population like that of NYU. More information about the department can be found at http://hebrewjudaic.as.nyu.edu.

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender, and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion, please read (http://as.nyu.edu/content/nyu-as/as/administrative-resources/office/dean/diversity-initiative.html). EOE/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

posted 9.20.18

Assistant Professor of Hebrew Language
Vassar College

The Jewish Studies Program at Vassar College invites applications for a one-year, renewable, visiting Assistant Professor of Hebrew Language, starting in the Fall of 2018.  Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities of the position will include teaching five courses per academic year, one of which would be a non-language course on an aspect of Hebrew literature or Hebrew-language based culture. Additionally, the candidate will be expected to be involved in curriculum development, language placement, and hiring and supervising a yearly language fellow. Ability to guide independent study in pre-modern Hebrew (Biblical, Mishnaic, Maskilic) should the need arise would be ideal. 

Requirements for the position include M.A or Ph.D. in Hebrew or Hebrew pedagogy (or comparable experience teaching Hebrew at the College or University level); native or near-native fluency in Hebrew and English; demonstrated excellence in the teaching of Hebrew language at all levels; proficiency in contemporary methods for the study of Hebrew; and skill in using technologies that enhance foreign language learning. 

To apply, please visit 

https://employment.vassar.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52460   

to link to the posting for this position. Candidates should submit a letter of application, C.V., graduate school transcript (unofficial copies accepted for initial application), brief statement of teaching philosophy, diversity statement highlighting contributions to and/or future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through teaching, research and/or professional involvements, and at least three letters of recommendation. At least one of the letters should address the candidate's teaching qualifications. For inquiries, please email Marc Michael Epstein, Director of Jewish Studies, vcjwst@gmail.com.

For full consideration, please submit materials by April 15, 2018. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. 

posted 3.6.18

Hebrew Teacher
University of Amsterdam

Call for applicants:

Hebrew teaching at the University of Amsterdam during January 2019.

The department of Hebrew, Aramaic and Jewish studies at the University of Amsterdam offers a teaching opportunity for PhD students. During January 2019 the successful applicant will teach an intensive Hebrew Ulpan for advanced students (level Dalet). Teaching load is four weeks, 20 hours a week. All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered up to the sum of € 2,400. No additional salary will be paid.

Applicants are asked to send CV and a brief cover letter as a Word file to Ilan Peled, for coordinating a Skype interview: i.peled@uva.nl

The deadline for submitting applications is 15/06/2018.

קול קורא

הוראת עברית באוניברסיטת אמסטרדם, ינואר 2019.

המחלקה ליהדות, עברית וארמית באוניברסיטת אמסטרדם מציעה אפשרות להוראה לדוקטורנטים. במהלך ינואר 2019 ת/ילמד המועמד/ת המתאים/ה אולפן עברית אינטנסיבי למתקדמים (רמה ד'). היקף ההוראה הוא 20 שעות בשבוע, במשך 4 שבועות. כל הוצאות הנסיעה והשהות של המועמד/ת תכוסנה עד לסכום של 2,400 יורו. לא תשולם משכורת נוספת. 

קורות חיים ומכתב מלווה קצר יש להעביר בקובץ וורד לאילן פלד, לצורך תיאום ראיון סקייפ: i.peled@uva.nl

מועד אחרון להגשת קורות חיים: 15/06/2018.

posted 3.3.18

Washington University in St. Louis
Lecturer in Modern Hebrew - Jewish, Islamic & Near Eastern Languages and Cultures – 38969

This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. This position is in the Department of Jewish, Islamic & Near Eastern Languages and Cultures.  This position is for the Danforth Campus in the School of Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis.

Essential Functions:

Washington University in St. Louis seeks to hire a full-time renewable lecturer position in Hebrew, to begin Fall 2018. Responsibilities include teaching two or three levels of Hebrew and developing teaching materials in a setting that integrates multi-media technology in the college-level classroom. The successful candidate will have at least an M.A. in secondary language acquisition or related field, native or near-native proficiency in Hebrew, and experience teaching college-level Hebrew.

A complete application consists of a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching excellence (a portfolio or sample syllabi, materials, and an electronic teaching demo).  Preference to applications received by February 15, 2018.

Please see applicant special instructions below.

The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.

This position is eligible for full-time benefits.  Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.

Applicant Special Instructions      

A complete application consists of a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching excellence (a portfolio or sample syllabi, materials, and an electronic teaching demo).  Preference to applications received by February 15, 2018.

Applications should be submitted through the Washington University HR system at https://jobs.wustl.edu. (Lecturer in Modern Hebrew – 38969)

You will need to create an account and complete the application form and upload a CV and supporting materials. Please follow the directions below for uploading ADDITIONAL documents to your profile. 

EXIT the Wash U jobs site then log back in with your established username and password - Click on ‘My Activities’, Click on ‘Add Attachment’, Choose attachment type and purpose and click ‘Upload Attachment’, Browse for document on your computer and upload file.

Please arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation on your behalf to be sent to jinelc@wustl.edu or Chair, Hebrew Lecturer Search Committee, Washington University in St. Louis, Campus Box 1121, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899.

You may send the electronic teaching demo portion of your supporting materials to jinelc@wustl.edu or Chair, Hebrew Lecturer Search Committee, Washington University in St. Louis, Campus Box 1121, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899.

EOE Statement
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. 

1/18/18