Harvard University, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and Comparative Literature
Professor of Yiddish Literature
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
Harvard University seeks to make a joint appointment in Yiddish literature in the departments of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and Comparative Literature. The successful candidate will be a scholar and teacher capable of bringing Yiddish literature into the mainstream of literary and cultural studies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Knowledge of modern Jewish literature and modern Hebrew literature a plus.
A strong doctoral record is required.
Applicants must demonstrate strong command of Yiddish and substantial work with original-language materials. Priority will be given to applicants engaged with Yiddish literature in comparative perspective.
Candidates should also evince intellectual leadership and impact on the field and potential for significant contributions to the department, University, and wider scholarly community.
Candidates should submit cover letter, CV, two writing samples, and the names and contact information of three references by applying online at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu. Priority will be given to applications received by December 10, 2014.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Wanda L Di Bernardo