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One-year Visiting Position in Modern Hebrew
Franklin & Marshall College
The Judaic Studies Program at Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Modern Hebrew, beginning Fall 2013, pending administrative approval. Ph.D. preferred, although qualified ABDs will be considered and would enter at the rank of Visiting Instructor; teaching experience required. The teaching load is 3/2. Native or near-native fluency in Hebrew and English required.
Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to:
Stephen Cooper, Chair, Judaic Studies Program
Franklin & Marshall College
P.O. Box 3003
Lancaster, PA 17604-3003
Review of completed applications will begin on March 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, or sexual orientation.
Lecturer in Modern Hebrew
Smith College and Mount Holyoke College
The Programs in Jewish Studies at Smith College and Mount Holyoke College invite applications for a two-year joint Lecturer position in modern Hebrew language instruction, to begin August 2013. The position may be renewable for a third year, pending successful performance review.
This full-time position includes teaching the full-year sequence in elementary Hebrew at both colleges each year, and a single course in intermediate Hebrew that alternates between the colleges. It may also occasionally include working with students at the more advanced levels in a limited number of small independent studies. We seek a dynamic teacher who is comfortable with a Hebrew immersion approach that integrates the latest Hebrew language pedagogy into the classroom, and introduces media and audiovisual technology into learning. The successful candidate will contribute to the interdisciplinary Programs in Jewish Studies by helping to organize lectures, film series, and language tables that enhance the visibility of Hebrew on campus. Native or near-native fluency in Hebrew and an M.A. in Hebrew or a related field are required. Applicants should have an established record of teaching excellence, preferably at the college level.
Submit application at https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/20958 with letter of application, curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for two references, two confidential letters of recommendation, and up to 10 pages of supporting materials, which may include a sample syllabus or lesson plan, student teaching evaluations, or a statement of your Hebrew teaching philosophy.
Questions regarding the position should be directed to Professor Justin Cammy, Hebrew Search Committee Chair, Program in Jewish Studies, Smith College. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2013.
Smith College and Mount Holyoke College, part of the Five-College Consortium in Western Massachusetts, consistently rank among the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges. We are equal opportunity employers encouraging excellence through diversity.
Modern Hebrew Lecturer
University of Massachusetts Amherst
The Department of Judaic & Near Eastern Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Modern Hebrew, to begin Fall 2013. Initial appointment is for one year, with the possibility of reappointment for subsequent periods. The ideal candidate will be trained in the teaching of Modern Hebrew at the college level. A Masters in Modern Hebrew or a related field, or the equivalent, is required at the time of appointment. Native or near-native fluency in Hebrew and demonstrated experience teaching native English speakers is strongly preferred. Teaching responsibilities will include 3 sections per semester of Hebrew at the first and second year level, one of them intensive. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply electronically (strongly encouraged), applicants should submit a letter of application describing their background and teaching qualifications, a current C.V., and the names of at least three references with contact information to the attention of Mary Lysakowski at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org and arrange for electronic transmission of three letters of recommendation to the same email address. Letters of reference and complete applications may also be submitted by postal mail to the following address:
Mary Lysakowski, Search Committee Records Keeper
Department of Judaic & Near Eastern Studies
University of Massachusetts
161 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA 01003
Review of applications will begin on January 22, 2013, and the process will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a member of the Five College Consortium, with Amherst, Smith, Hampshire, and Mount Holyoke Colleges and a member of the Academic Career Network, a resource for dual career couples. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The department is committed to developing a more diverse faculty, student body, and curriculum. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.
Lecturer / Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Hebrew
University of Tennessee
The Fern and Manfred Steinfeld Program in Judaic Studies at the University of Tennessee has an opening for a full-time lecturer/visiting assistant professor of Modern Hebrew. The applicant will preferably have a Ph.D. (ABD considered) in Modern Hebrew Language and Literature or related fields and native or near-native ability in Modern Hebrew; two years of full-time teaching at a North American institution preferred.
The successful candidate will teach three courses a semester, normally in Elementary Modern Hebrew and Intermediate Modern Hebrew, as well as a course for advanced students. Appointments will begin in August 2013 for one year, with renewal up to two years upon satisfactory performance. Salary and benefits (health insurance) are competitive.
Candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to:
Professor Gilya Schmidt, Ph.D.
Director, The Fern and Manfred Steinfeld Program in Judaic Studies
Department of Religious Studies
University of Tennessee
501 McClung Tower
Knoxville, TN 37996-0450
or email materials to email@example.com as soon as possible. Review of applications will begin January 31, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Tennessee is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.