Tel Aviv University, English and American Studies
Senior Academic Position in 20th-Century and Contemporary American Literature and Culture
The Department of English and American Studies at Tel Aviv University invites applications for a tenure-track, open-rank position in 20th-century and contemporary American literature and culture to commence on October 2018. We seek candidates with proven excellence in research, and a strong commitment to teaching and university service. Applicants with a specialization in ethnic American cultures and/or Jewish American literature are particularly encouraged to apply. While teaching and research are conducted in English, some working knowledge of Hebrew is required to integrate successfully into the University. Candidates must hold a Ph.D by the time they fill the position.
Salary and conditions will conform to Israeli University regulations. Appointment procedures will be carried out according to the rules and regulations of Tel Aviv University and are subject to the approval of the University authorities.
Interested candidates should send a letter of application, which includes a recap of past research achievements and future goals, CV, sample publications, and course suggestions (or syllabi if previously taught) to
Dr. Noam Reisner, Department Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by post to Dr. Noam Reisner, Department of English and American Studies, Tel Aviv University, 30 Chaim Levanon Street, Tel Aviv 6997801, Israel.
In addition, candidates are asked to obtain three letters of recommendation from scholars which are to be sent directly on behalf of the candidate to the above email or postal address.
The deadline for applications is December 11th, 2017.
The position is open to all candidates. The appointment will be based on candidate qualifications and the Department needs. The Department of English and American Studies, Faculty of the Humanities or Tel-Aviv University are not obligated to appoint any of the candidates who apply for the position.
You can see the H-net ad at: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=55434