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Lecturer in Jewish Studies

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The Dept of Religion at the University of Georgia invites applications for a lecturer in Jewish Studies. The successful candidate is expected to teach a broad range of courses (with a 4-4 teaching load), and to contribute to developing an inclusive curriculum that integrates Jewish Studies with intellectual communities beyond the department. The candidate will also hold a 25% cross-appointment in another unit that aligns with the candidate’s expertise.

Applications are invited in all specializations within Jewish Studies, and applicants whose work focuses on areas such as Israel, Diaspora, anti-Semitism, or European or American Jewry are most welcome. Disciplinary areas of interest include, among others, ethnology, arts and belles lettres, education, human geography, history, legal history, philosophy, sociology, communications, journalism. Candidates are expected to have pedagogical expertise in modern Hebrew and philological competence in earlier dialects.

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The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest and most comprehensive institution of higher education. Founded in 1785, it is the birthplace of public higher education in America.

Today, UGA enrolls more than 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 767 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 18 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work, Veterinary Medicine, and the Honors College. It offers 24 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 33 master’s degrees in 144 fields; 8 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 99 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 5.3 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 25 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, making it one of the nation’s top Rhodes producers among public universities. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service for television, podcast/radio, and digital media. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

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