Position Summary: Princeton University's Department of Religion and Program in Judaic Studies invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher in Jewish Thought. Jewish Thought is defined here very broadly to include any relevant time period, figure, or topic. The successful candidate will pursue research and teach one course of his/her design each semester, subject to sufficient enrollments and approval by the Dean of the Faculty. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal for a second year.
Applicants must have completed the Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Candidates will be evaluated in terms of scholarly excellence, the potential of the proposed project to contribute to a broad understanding of Jewish Thought, and the contribution their teaching might make to Princeton's curriculum in Jewish Thought.
To apply, complete the on-line application at http://jobs.princeton.edu. Applications must include the following material:
A letter of introduction
Contact information for three references
A statement (of 500 words or less) describing the proposed research project
A draft syllabus for a potential seminar on Jewish Thought and a broad humanistic theme
Review of applications will begin February 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations.
Essential Qualifications: Ph.D. at the time of appointment.
Education Required: Doctorate Degree
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.