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Lecturer in Hebrew

Hamilton College
Clinton, NY
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Lecturer in Hebrew

Clinton, NY
Open Date:
Oct 26, 2022


The Department of German, Russian, Italian, and Arabic (GRIA) at Hamilton College invites applications from qualified instructors of Hebrew language to teach up to two courses of modern Hebrew per year at the rank of Lecturer, beginning in January 1, 2023. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. In addition to discussing your training and previous teaching experience, your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. 

The contract may be renewed on an annual basis depending on student demand and departmental needs. The teaching load for this position will generally be one class per semester. The position does not come with any service or research obligations. 

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.


Native or near-native fluency in modern Hebrew, as well as evidence of successful teaching, are required. An M.A. or Ph.D (including ABD) in a relevant academic field, such as Jewish Studies, Middle East Studies, or foreign languages, is preferred, but other degrees and credentials, along with relevant experience, may be considered.

Application Instructions:

Candidates should submit a cover letter, c.v., and at least one confidential letter of reference speaking to your qualifications and teaching effectiveness via interfolio at Questions regarding the search may be directed to John Eldevik, search committee chair, at [email protected] Our review of applications will begin on November 11, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community.


Working at Hamilton College 

Hamilton College is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges. It is independent, highly selective, coeducational and residential. Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy and chartered in 1812 as the third oldest college in New York State, Hamilton is today composed of 1,850 students from nearly all 50 states and 50 countries. It is distinguished by a faculty of 190 men and women dedicated to teaching and scholarship, by rigorous academic programs, by an emphasis on teaching students to write well and speak persuasively, and by a commitment to diversity in its broadest sense. The College, with an endowment nearing $1 billion (October 2017), is need-blind in admission and has invested more than $265 million in new and renovated facilities in the past dozen years.  

Hamilton is located on a wooded 1,350-acre hilltop campus overlooking the New England-style Village of Clinton, New York, in close proximity to the Adirondack Park, where hiking, skiing, fishing, boating and snowmobiling abound. The campus is within a 4-5 hour drive of New York, Boston, Toronto and Philadelphia, and there is a rich variety of cultural opportunities on campus and in nearby Utica (10 minutes), Syracuse (45 minutes) and Cooperstown (55 minutes).

As a national leader for teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves, Hamilton produces graduates who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to make their voices heard on issues of importance to their communities and the world. Additional information about Hamilton can be found at

Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer committed to attracting diverse and interesting people to its community.

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