Assistant Professor, Jewish Diaspora/Jewish Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||South Carolina, United States|
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Jewish Diaspora/Jewish Studies
The History Department (http://www.cas.sc.edu/hist/) at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a new tenure-track position in Jewish Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor in the history of the Jewish diaspora, specialty and time period open, beginning Fall 2012. One of a cluster of approved positions in the area of diasporas (including positions in Music, Anthropology, and the Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department), the person hired for this position will join a highly-ranked History Department and a vibrant and growing Jewish Studies Program. Along with evidence of a strong scholarly record in Jewish Studies, we encourage applicants to demonstrate how their research and teaching will both broaden and enhance the department’s existing strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory, advanced undergraduate, and graduate level courses in their areas of interest, and to work closely with other faculty to advance interdisciplinary research and innovative teaching in Jewish Studies.
Applicants may send a cover letter, a c.v., and three letters of recommendation to:
Carol Harrison, Search Committee Chair
Jewish Diaspora Search Committee
Department of History
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208.
To assure full consideration, applications should be received by November 4, 2011.
The University of South Carolina has been designated as one of only 62 public and 32 private academic institutions with “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Carnegie Foundation also lists USC as having strong community engagement. The University has over 28,000 students on the main campus (and over 43,000 students system-wide), 350 degree programs, and a nationally-ranked library system. Columbia, the capital of South Carolina, has a population of over 650,000 in the greater metropolitan area.
The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.
Dr. Carol Harrison
|Primary Category:||Jewish History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Ancient History
Early Modern History and Period Studies
European History / Studies
Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies
Middle East History / Studies