Instructor/Assistant Professor, College of Arts and Letters

United States, North America
Jun 07, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

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Position Information

Posting Number: 9504

Internal Posting Date: 05-19-2014

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on: 05-27-2014

Job Title: Instructor/Assistant Professor

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Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Arts and Letters

Primary Department: 10004543 LING GERM SLAVIC ASIAN & AFR LNG-ARTS & LTRS

Position Employee Group: Fixed Term Academic Staff-FAS

Appointment Basis: Academic Year, 9 month

Appointment Status: Fixed Term Academic Staff

Employment %: 100


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Position Summary: The Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian, and African Languages invites applications for a nine-month fixed term position in Hebrew beginning August 16, 2014, with the possibility of renewal. The successful candidate will have expertise and experience in teaching Hebrew and developing strong curriculum that incorporates language, literature and culture. Courses in global studies and interdisciplinary studies in the arts and humanities may be part of the teaching assignment.

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Support Staff: Minimum Requirements
Qualifications include undergraduate teaching experience in Hebrew. A Ph.D. in a relevant field is preferred, but candidates with an MA or ABD will be considered. Ranks are determined as follows: Assistant Professor level when holding a Ph.D degree or the Instructor level when holding a Masters or ABD degree.

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Desired Qualifications: Ph.D

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Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter
Learning Philosophy

Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document
Other Document 2
Other Document 3

Number of Reference Letters Required: See Special Instructions

Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applications will begin on May 27, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Please submit a current vitae, a letter of application that includes a discussion of your teaching philosophy and the names and email addresses of three referees who will be contacted automatically by email for their letter of recommendation. For further information contact Professor Susan Gass (, Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian, and African Languages, 619 Red Cedar Road, B-331 Wells Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1027.

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Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Marc Bernstein/Associate Professor/

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