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Lecturer, Modern Hebrew
Muhlenberg College

Job Summary:

Full-Time Lecturer Position in Modern Hebrew, beginning August 2, 2021. The Muhlenberg College Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures invites applications for a one-year, full-time lecturer position in Modern Hebrew. Native/near native fluency required, Ph.D. preferred, in Modern Hebrew or related field. We seek a dynamic colleague to teach language, culture, and literature classes, to help expand our current offerings in Modern Hebrew language and literature, and to take an active role in the life of our department, including a variety of cultural activities. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the potential to coordinate with other aspects of a comprehensive program in Hebrew and Jewish Studies, including literature, film, and drama in both Hebrew and in translation, and/or modern Israeli history and culture. The candidate should demonstrate experience with multi-media textbook platforms, interest in language acquisition pedagogy, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence. Muhlenberg College is a student-centered campus that prizes its commitment to teaching in the liberal arts tradition. The teaching load is three courses per semester, with dedicated resources to develop new courses. The College offers support for faculty, including funding for professional activity and pedagogical development throughout the year.

The College:

Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg College is a highly selective liberal arts college, with a diverse and dynamic student body, roughly one-third of which identifies as Jewish. Muhlenberg is located in Allentown, PA, the third largest city in PA, home to vibrant Jewish and immigrant communities, near a variety of urban and rural attractions, and 90 miles from NYC and 60 miles from Philadelphia.

The Application Process:

To receive full consideration, applications must be received no later than June 20, 2021. Salary based on qualifications and experience. Complete applications should be uploaded as one PDF document. Applicants should submit a cover letter highlighting fit with this job description, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, a teaching statement and evidence of teaching excel-lence, contact information for three professional references, and a statement describing how you will enhance the diversity of offerings and educational experiences in our department as well as contribute to the College’s efforts to become a more diverse and inclusive community. For questions about this position, please email Dr. Erika Sutherland, LLC Department chair, at erikasutherland@muhlenberg.edu

Please submit all material here: https://muhlenberg.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/MuhlenbergCareers/job/Ettinger-Building/Lecturer--Modern-Hebrew_R0000482/apply  

An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. Please visit our Diversity & Inclusion page for additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to inclusive excellence and the College's Diversity Strategic Plan.

Legal Notice

Muhlenberg College Annual Crime Reporting- As provided by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, prospective employees of Muhlenberg College are entitled to request and receive a copy of the College Annual Security Report (ASR). The ASR can be accessed at http://www.muhlenberg.edu/annualsecurityreport . This report includes crime statistics on certain reportable crimes, as well as Muhlenberg College Safety Policies. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus safety and police, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault and other matters. Anyone wishing a paper copy of the ASR may contact the Campus Safety Office at 484-664-3112.

posted 5.22.21
Flex Modern Hebrew Instructor Florida Certified (Considering Out-of-State Candidates)
Florida Virtual School
Application Deadline:    June 30, 2021
Employment Status: Full Time
Contract Type: 12 month
Annual Salary: $57,000.00
Location: Remote Office or School Based Facility as assigned
The Position:
The Instructor provides an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth.  The Instructor organizes and implements an instructional program that results in students achieving academic success in accordance with FLVS and state policies and laws.
To view a detailed job description and apply today, visit https://www.flvs.net/careers
Minimum Requirements: 
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Valid Florida Professional Teaching Certificate in content area assigned OR proof of active enrollment in a stated-approved EPI or MAT program AND either a valid Florida state-issued Statement of Eligibility OR valid Temporary Certificate in Hebrew K-12
• Endorsements as required by Florida Department of Education
• One-year successful teaching experience within subject area OR successful completion of an FLVS instructional internship program OR current enrollment in an approved EPI or MAT program
• Three years’ teaching experience, preferred
FLVS does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, genetic information or any other reason prohibited by law.
updated 5.22.21

Associate or Full Professor Jewish Studies
Dalhousie University

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Dalhousie University invites applications for The Simon and Riva Spatz Chair in Jewish Studies. This appointment will be a tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The successful candidate should be an exceptional scholar of international reputation, with a proven track-record suitable to a Research Chair at a major university.

The Chair is inclusive of scholars from a wide variety of arts, humanities, and social science backgrounds. Dalhousie welcomes applications from scholars engaged in teaching and research related to Classical Judaism; Jewish Philosophy and Thought; Jewish History and Social Sciences; Jewish Cultures, Languages, and Literatures; Judaism and the performing and visual arts; Holocaust studies; or contemporary Middle Eastern politics. Candidates are expected to have broad expertise and documented research and teaching experience in several areas and/or historical periods treated within Jewish Studies, as well as a working knowledge of the primary languages within Jewish Studies, especially Hebrew.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The Spatz Chair in Jewish Studies is intended to bring a distinguished scholar to Halifax to share their expertise with students and faculty at Dalhousie University, with the closely-affiliated University of King’s College, and with members of the broader Halifax community; to lead new initiatives in the field of Jewish Studies at Dalhousie and beyond; and to foster excellence in research, teaching, and outreach in the field.

Full text of the job ad: https://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/5868

For further information about this position, or to request accommodation at any stage of the hiring process, please contact Laura Godsoe at Laura.Godsoe@dal.ca.

For academic-related questions please contact Professor Yuri Leving, Chair of the Search Committee for The Simon and Riva Spatz Visiting Chair in Jewish Studies at yleving@dal.ca.

The application deadline is June 7, 2021.

Additionally, if you have any recommendations for local lists that could distribute our job opportunity for interested applicants, it would be greatly appreciated.

posted 5.7.21

Hebrew TA
Bucknell University

The Modern Hebrew Studies Program at Bucknell University is looking for a Teaching Assistant for Modern Hebrew for AY 2021-2022 (mid-August-Mid-May). The position is suitable for candidates coming from Israel or to Israelis already in the US (such as graduate students in need of funding or students who just completed/completing a BA).

The Teaching Assistant is responsible for:

1. Being enrolled in at least, and no more than, one course credit each semester, as well as receiving a passing grade in the course taken. He/She may audit additional courses.
2. Assistantship duties of no more than 20 hours of work per week, including: facilitating the main instructor in teaching-related duties (testing, grading, materials, technology, etc.), stand-alone teaching, office hours, conducting cultural activities, attending language teaching workshops.

Eligible Teaching Assistants:

1. Must be a native speaker of Israeli Hebrew, immersed and proficient in Israeli culture.
2. Should hold a BA or its equivalent, and preferably have official training/certificate or experience in teaching Israeli Hebrew. Especially qualified/experienced candidates in the third year of their BA may also be considered.
3. Should have a GPA of minimum 3.5 (in scale of 4) or 87% (on a scale of 1-100).
4. Must be able to present evidence of advanced proficiency in English (an online interview will be conducted).

Bucknell University is responsible for:

1. Scholarship to cover tuition costs.
2. Salary of approximately $5400 for the academic year.
3. A room at the International TA house, a university meal plan, and health services.
4. Providing the Teaching Assistant with the Visa, documents, and legal assistance required for the position.
5. Cost of round-trip transportation Israel-Lewisburg, PA (airfare, shuttle to/from airport).
6. Providing the incoming Teaching Assistants with continuous training and supervision in foreign language instruction.

To apply, please send a CV to or.rogovin@bucknell.edu. ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS NOW. Suitable applicants will be requested to provide transcripts, recommendations, and invited for a Zoom interview. Please address any question to Or Rogovin at or.rogovin@bucknell.edu.

posted 4.14.21

Visiting Assistant Professor of Hebrew
Middlebury Language Schools, Middlebury College Campus, Middlebury, VT

MIDDLEBURY LANGUAGE SCHOOLS, MIDDLEBURY, VT 05753 seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor for a one-year renewable term position beginning September 2021.  The successful candidate will have administrative responsibilities in the Language Schools, Middlebury School of Hebrew and will teach courses in Modern Hebrew language and culture in Middlebury College during the academic year. Courses beyond the language will focus on Israel Studies, broadly defined (Hebrew literature and culture, Israeli society and politics, etc.).

Native or near-native fluency in Hebrew is required. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and of scholarly potential. PhD required (candidates at the ABD level will be considered)

Application Instructions
Review of applications will begin May 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Apply through this link to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three academic references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.

posted 4.6.21

Yale University Library

The Yale University Library is currently conducting a search for the position of Librarian for Judaic Studies. We are hoping that we can attract a great group of qualified candidates. Please see the following link to our listing: http://bit.ly/YaleCareers-64152BR

posted 2.24.21

Tenure Track Faculty - Jewish Studies Chair
Lafayette College, Easton, PA
Lafayette College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to fill the newly endowed Robert Weiner and Ilan Peleg Chair in Jewish Studies, starting July 1, 2021. This is an open-rank position, with a strong preference for candidates at the rank of associate professor or advanced assistant professor. The successful candidate will be jointly affiliated with the Jewish Studies program and a department/program appropriate to the candidate’s discipline and area of teaching and scholarship. We are interested in a candidate who will teach courses in Jewish Studies related to one or more of the subjects of Jewish history, religion, politics, philosophy, literatures, and the arts, communities, languages, and cultures from their ancient origins through present times in societies around the world, including the Holocaust and Arab-Israeli relations. The candidate will also provide undergraduates with research opportunities and mentor them in their independent scholarship. We welcome candidates with a doctorate from any of a range of departments and disciplines, including but not necessarily Jewish Studies. The candidate will play a leadership role in further strengthening the Jewish Studies program at Lafayette College, which takes an interdisciplinary approach to examining the many facets of Jewish civilization.
We seek exceptional teacher-scholars with evidence of innovative and effective undergraduate teaching, a strong and productive research program, and widely recognized or potential leadership in the field. The teaching load is four courses in the first year of appointment and five courses each year after that. Applicants should upload the following items to Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/82801 by March 12, 2021: a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, a recent writing sample in English (e.g., an article, chapter, etc., 25 pages maximum), up to two course syllabi, and three letters of recommendation. The cover letter should discuss how the applicant’s teaching, scholarship, mentoring, and/or community service will support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the College’s diversity statement (http://www.lafayette.edu/about/diversity-statement). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications completed by March 12, 2021 will receive full consideration. Further inquiries may be addressed to the search committee co-chairs, Eric Ziolkowski (ziolkowe@lafayette.edu) or Ethan Berkove (berkovee@lafayette.edu).
Lafayette College is a highly selective private undergraduate college with academic programs and opportunities characteristic of larger institutions. The College is approximately 70 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. More information about the Jewish Studies program is available at https://jewishstudies.lafayette.edu/. Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all its students, staff, and faculty. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.   
posted 2.20.21

Adjunct Faculty – Hebrew Language
Tulane University – Jewish Studies Department (New Orleans, LA)

Location: Online Teaching

Description: The Jewish Studies Department in Tulane University’s School of Liberal Arts is seeking adjunct faculty to teach Hebrew language courses online for the fall 2021 semester.

Requirements: Minimum of a Bachelor of Arts degree or higher and experience teaching Hebrew at the college/university level

Application Instructions: Interested candidates should go to the following website to apply: https://apply.interfolio.com/58590 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

posted 10.12.20

Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor of Hebrew
University of Denver

Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor of Hebrew

Job no: 493241

Work type: Faculty Full-Time

Location: Denver, CO

Categories: Faculty

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures offers programs in nine modern languages, including majors and minors in French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish, plus minors in Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese, and Latin, and electives in Arabic and classical Greek.

Incorporating music, poetry, short stories, media and movies, the Hebrew Minor introduces students to Hebrew at various levels of the languages while enriching their exploration of Israel’s pluralist mosaic. The minor is particularly invaluable to research of the Middle East and its politics, economics, technology, journalism, religion, peace, migration and international studies as well as other fields of study. In addition to the Hebrew minor, the program also collaborates with the Center for Judaic Studies to offer a minor in Judaic Studies with a Hebrew emphasis.

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures is strongly committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment, which is in full accord with the value that DU places on its commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion. Candidates must demonstrate ability to integrate content and issues relating to, and to work effectively with, ethnically/racially diverse populations.

Position Summary

The University of Denver will hire a full-time, appointed Hebrew teaching assistant or associate professor, to teach introductory, intermediate, and advanced four-skills Hebrew language sequences [first-year, second-year, and limited third year], as well as two related humanities courses. The non-tenure track appointment with full benefits will take effect 1 September 2021, and is renewable with the possibility of promotion. Course load is eight (8) courses per year in a quarter calendar. Other responsibilities include: undergraduate placement and proficiency exams, working across University programs and departments. The ideal candidate demonstrates experience and versatility in inclusive pedagogy. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion through their teaching and service.

Essential Functions


Teaching load is eight classes over three academic quarters, focusing primarily on first- and second-year language courses, and contributing two (2) thematic humanities classes annually.

Opportunities for third-year Hebrew courses as well.


Active collaboration with Center for Judaic Studies and the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures program faculty.

Participation in program promotional activities outside the classroom.


Active scholarship is desirable and supported, though it is not a job requirement for this position.

Required Qualifications

Teaching Assistant Professor

M.A. or equivalent in field relevant to Hebrew language pedagogy.

Record of excellence and effectiveness teaching Hebrew language (as teacher of record) to students at the college or university level for 1-3 years.

Native or near-native proficiency in Hebrew and English.

Ability to teach in some area of Israeli cultures and society.

Experience or commitment to Inclusive Excellence teaching methods and/or pedagogies to engage diverse student populations.

Teaching Associate Professor

M.A. or equivalent in field relevant to Hebrew language pedagogy.

Record of excellence and effectiveness teaching Hebrew language (as teacher of record) to students at the college or university level for 3 or more years.

Native or near-native proficiency in Hebrew and English.

Ability to teach in some area of Israeli cultures and society.

Experience or commitment to Inclusive Excellence teaching methods and/or pedagogies to engage diverse student populations.

Presents evidence of a commitment to quality professional development.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching Assistant Professor

Record of excellence and effectiveness teaching Hebrew language (as teacher of record) to students at the college or university level for 3 or more years.

Evidence of successful teaching in some area of Israeli cultures and society.

Ability to teach third-year Hebrew.

Experience and accomplishments in active support of diversity and inclusiveness and/or working with diverse communities.

Familiarity with ACTFL standards-based teaching and assessment.

Teaching Associate Professor

Record of excellence and effectiveness teaching Hebrew language (as teacher of record) to students at the college or university level for 5 or more years.

Evidence of successful teaching in some area of Israeli cultures and society.

Ability to teach third-year Hebrew.

Experience and accomplishments in active support of diversity and inclusiveness.

Familiarity with ACTFL standards-based teaching and assessment.

Presents evidence of undertaking quality professional development.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by October 2, 2020.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Range

Salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information.

Please include the following documents with your application:

Cover letter including a statement of how the applicant can contribute to DU’s Inclusive Excellence and values and practices regarding diversity, equity and inclusivity.


Names and contact information of three references

One-page statement on teaching philosophy

Evidence of excellence in Hebrew language instruction, for instance: Syllabi and sample lesson plan for elementary and/or intermediate language courses, proposed or actual; unedited teaching video clip (maximum 15 min.) of a first- or second-year language class

For non-U.S. citizens or permanent residents interested in applying and who will need immigration sponsorship for this position, please email PioneerJobs@du.edu.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

Advertised: August 28, 2020

Applications close: Open until filled

Updated 9.24.20