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Director of the Brandeis Hebrew Language and Literature Program and Professor (rank open) in Hebrew
Brandeis University seeks to fill the position of Director of the Brandeis Hebrew Language and Literature Program and Associate Professor or Professor of the Practice in Hebrew in the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies (NEJS) at Brandeis University. This position carries a four-course teaching load per year and administrative responsibility for the Hebrew program. The Director is responsible for maintaining a Hebrew program which meets the language needs of undergraduates and graduate and professional program students, including students of Hebrew and majors or minors in NEJS, graduate students in NEJS, students in the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program, the Master of Arts in Teaching programs, the Master of Arts in Hebrew Teaching, and the Delet program for prospective Jewish day school teachers. The selected candidate will also supervise testing and placement of Hebrew language students and Hebrew language student advising in these various programs.
The rank for this position is open and depending on qualifications and experience, may be within or outside of the tenure structure. Candidates holding a PhD by the beginning of the appointment term are preferred. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of relevant teaching experience, demonstrated skills in supporting and supervising language teaching faculty, an interest in program development, and active involvement in major areas of Hebrew pedagogy and instruction and pedagogical theory.
First consideration will be given to applications that arrive by January 6, 2014. Applications must include: (1) CV, (2) a letter expressing a vision for the Brandeis Hebrew Language and Literature Program and delineating teaching and research interests, (3) two sample syllabi, (4) teaching evaluations, (5) one brief writing sample, and (6) three confidential letters of reference. Applications will only be accepted online at AcademicJobsOnline at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3597. Brandeis University is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.