Visiting Scholar in Judaic Studies

William & Mary
William & Mary

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Full Time
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Four-Year Institution
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Role Title:

PT Instruct/Lecturer

Position Title:

Visiting Scholar in Judaic Studies

Unit Mission Statement:

The Judaic Studies program at W&M is a dynamic, multi-disciplinary
program that affords an exceptional and unusual educational
opportunity for students to cultivate an appreciation of the historic
role played by Jewish culture and the Jewish religion in the
development of human civilization; how Judaism, Jewish culture and
Jewish peoples have interacted with other cultures, traditions, and
religions; and how Judaism and Jewish culture have been represented
in various discourses, images, cinema, and disciplines.

Position Summary:

The Judaic Studies Program at William & Mary is recruiting a pool of persons for possible part-time Visiting Scholar positions. This pool will be accessed ONLY when an opening arises. Your credentials will remain active as long as the pool position is available but no more than one year. After one year, if you are still interested, you must reapply to the current adjunct pool.Visiting scholars should be experts in their field and present topics of interest in Judaic Studies. Proposals should include a series of public lectures (minimum 2). And give examples of classes in which they could guest, and/or research they would conduct during their stay. This position will not be used to pay for one-time guest speakers or adjunct teaching positions.Candidates interested in this Visiting Scholar position should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, diversity statement, and a list of three references with contact information. In your cover letter, please specify the semester in which you would be available, potential lecture topics and/or research contributions that you are qualified to offer and would be interested in offering. If you have recently submitted an application for an instructional position at William & Mary via the online system your existing application documents can be easily uploaded to this position pool. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The review of applications is ongoing.

Required Qualifications:

Minimum ABD in Religion, Judaic Studies, or a related field is required at the time the candidate begins the appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Religion, Judaic Studies, or a related field is preferred. Extensive academic teaching and research experience is desirable. Experience in similar roles and capacities is preferred.

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3KF1B0 Judaic Studies


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Background Check Statement:

William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement:

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Benefits Summary Statement:

Our employees enjoy additional university benefits such as educational assistance, professional development, wellness benefits, and a robust holiday schedule. All employees have access to fitness facilities on campus. Staff members also have access to the university libraries, and much more. To learn more, go to:

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