University of Nebraska - Omaha, Religious Studies
Assistant Professor (Judaic Studies)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Nebraska, United States|
A growing department of religious studies in the metropolitan campus of the state university, the Religion Program of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is seeking applications for a specialist in Judaic Studies. The successful applicant will demonstrate training and/or ability to teach our Introduction to World Religions (freshman survey), Hebrew Bible (sophomore level), and other courses in Judaic studies (upper division). He or she will have the opportunity to help shape the curriculum of our department by revising and developing courses, to maintain an active research and publication agenda, and to participate in a variety of program events and priorities, including opportunities within UNO and the larger community.
Applicants must have a PhD in Religious Studies or a cognate field, a working knowledge of Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic, and evidence of an active research agenda (e.g., academic publications) in some branch of Judaic studies.
The university and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of under-represented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.
To apply, go to www.unomaha.edu. Cover letter, curriculum vita and list of three references must be attached to the electronic application. Materials that cannot be electronically attached should be sent to: Dr. Michele Desmarais – Search Committee Chair, Religious Studies Department, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 6001 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68182-0298.Review of applications will begin 15 January 2013.
Dr. Michele Marie Desmarais
|Primary Category:||Religious Studies and Theology
|Secondary Categories:||Jewish History / Studies