JOB: University of Colorado - Boulder, Program in Jewish Studies and Department of History Israel/Palestine Studies Endowed Professorship--Assistant or Associate Professor

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University of Colorado - Boulder, Program in Jewish Studies and Department of History

Israel/Palestine Studies Endowed Professorship--Assistant or Associate Professor

 

The Program in Jewish Studies and the History Department at the University of Colorado Boulder seek a tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor in Israel/Palestine Studies with specialized training in history. The position will start August 2018, and the person hired will have completed all requirements for the PhD in history (or a related discipline such as Jewish Studies or Middle Eastern Studies) by then. The successful candidate will have proficiency in Hebrew and Arabic, be expected to participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching, conduct independent research, lead regular global seminars to Israel (and the West Bank, if possible), and contribute to the intellectual and institutional life of the Program in Jewish Studies. The successful candidate will be rostered in the History Department but teach three out of her or his four classes per year under the auspices of the Program in Jewish Studies. Applications material include: a Letter of Interest, a CV, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of no more than 8000 words. Review of applications begins on October 16th, 2017. 

Applications are accepted electronically at https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=10192&lang=en. A background check will be required of the person to whom the position is offered. 

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ada@colorado.edu.

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Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates who have completed a PhD in History or a related discipline such as Jewish Studies or Middle Eastern Studies.

Proficiency with Hebrew and Arabic.

ABDs will be considered, but the Ph.D. degree in History/related disciplines must be conferred by August 20, 2018.

 

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