Jewish Studies Tenure Track Faculty PositionRank:
Tenure TrackJob Description:
Sarah Lawrence College seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment in Jewish Studies, to begin August 2024. While candidates may specialize in any time period or geographical region, they must be able to demonstrate competency in the broad sweep of Jewish history, religion, and culture from late antiquity to the present. We are especially interested in receiving applications from dynamic, interdisciplinary scholars whose research and teaching interests reflect any variety of possible intersections such as the arts; race and ethnicity; science, technology, and society (STS); gender and/or sexuality. In addition, candidates should demonstrate proficiency in the language(s) relevant to their research specialty, and ideally the wider field of Jewish Studies (e.g., Hebrew, Yiddish, Greek, Ladino, Judeo-Arabic, etc.).Required Qualifications:
Applications should include the following: cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy, including consideration of pedagogical and curricular inclusivity; two sample undergraduate syllabi; a brief example of recent scholarly writing (e.g. a scholarly article, book chapter or dissertation chapter) and three letters of reference.
Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2023, and will continue until a successful candidate is chosen. Should the review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by email.
Compensation listed for this position is for a full-time tenure-track faculty position and will be contingent on teaching experience.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment.Salary:
$70,000 to $85,000EEO Statement:
Sarah Lawrence College is a liberal arts college with a strong commitment to intellectual and civic engagement, personalized course of study, independent research, and close collaboration between students, faculty, and staff. Sarah Lawrence is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty. To that end, every job opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in accordance with these goals.Posting Number:
The college is located in southern Westchester County, 25 minutes by train from midtown Manhattan, NYC. For information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please see our website at https://www.sarahlawrence.edu/.
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