McGill University, Jewish Studies
Segal Family Assistant Professor: Jews in Arab Lands
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
The Department of Jewish Studies, McGill University, invites applications for a tenure-track position, the newly established Segal Family Assistant Professorship in Jewish History and Culture. We are looking to fill this position with an expert on “Jews in Arab Lands.” Scholars working on any period—from the earliest years of Islam to the history of Jews in British-mandate Palestine and Jews from Arab lands in Israel—with training in History, the Social Sciences, Religious Studies, or Cultural Studies are invited to apply.
A strong application will provide evidence of outstanding research potential and the ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Command of Hebrew and Arabic is essential; knowledge of French an asset. Candidates must have completed their PhD by the date of employment. The position start date is August 1, 2017.
Applications and all supporting materials are accepted online only. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a complete CV, a sample of written work (30-50pp), descriptions of three courses (two at the undergraduate level and one at the graduate level), and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent from the referees' institutional email accounts, to the following website: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7964 The deadline for submitting applications is November 1, 2016. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the AJS conference in San Diego (18-20 December).
For more information about the Department and University, visit our website at http://www.mcgill.ca/jewishstudies/ . Any inquiries should be addressed by email to the Chair of the Department: firstname.lastname@example.org
McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
|Primary Category:||Jewish History / Studies