The Jewish Studies program of Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Jewish History at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2022. Completion of the Ph.D. is expected prior to the date of hire or shortly thereafter.
The current Jewish Studies program has strengths in philosophy, Biblical studies, and contemporary Jewish literature; we are seeking a historian with new areas of expertise. Ability to contribute to Colgate’s many and varied interdisciplinary programs is desirable. The successful candidate should be able to offer a survey of Jewish History (a two-semester sequence), and will be expected to teach in Colgate’s Liberal Arts Core Curriculum, in addition to courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample.
Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter their approach to teaching and/or scholarship in a diverse and inclusive educational environment.
All application materials must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19710. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by Zoom in November.
Colgate is a liberal arts university of 3200 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Jewish Studies Program can be found at https://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-programs/jewish-studies-program. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at https://upstate-ny.hercjobs.org/.
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