Columbia University, Religion Department
Jewish and Israel Studies - Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
The Department of Religion at Columbia University invites applications for an open rank appointment as the Carl and Bernice Witten Professor of Jewish and Israel Studies. The position can be filled at any rank from tenure-track assistant professor to tenured full professor. The ideal candidate will be able to teach courses in religious studies as well as Jewish studies. Specialization, period, and discipline are open and may include literature, mysticism, history, culture, philosophy, anthropology, or other fields. The candidate should also have mastery of Hebrew and relevant Jewish languages, and have a record or promise of excellence in teaching and scholarly contribution in the field of Jewish studies. The holder of the chair will be expected to participate in Columbia's Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies. Candidates are required to submit a cover letter addressing teaching philosophy and research interests, a current CV, sample syllabi, and a list of references. Junior applicants must also submit a dissertation abstract, writing sample, and three reference letters. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. For more information and to apply for the position, please use the following URL: academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60293. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer - Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.
|Primary Category:||Religious Studies and Theology
|Secondary Categories:||Jewish History / Studies