Tulane University, Department of Jewish Studies
Assistant or Associate Professor of Contemporary American Jewry, Tulane University
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Louisiana, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor|
Tulane University’s Department of Jewish Studies seeks applicants for a tenure line position in Contemporary American Jewry, starting July 2020. Rank is at the Assistant or early Associate level. Discipline and specialization within the field are open, and candidates working on such themes as anti-Semitism, race, gender & sexuality, demography, politics, youth, culture, and religion are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will play an integral role in building the new Grant Center for the American Jewish Experience, which seeks to contextualize American Jewish Studies within the broader fields of Jewish Studies and American Studies. The Grant Center also aims to draw links between the contemporary and historical experiences of American Jewry. The ideal candidate will have an exceptional scholarly record that fits within the mission of the Grant Center and the Department of Jewish Studies, an excellent and broad teaching record, and an eagerness to grow the Center and the Department. The candidate will also have the opportunity to work closely with Tulane Hillel and its nationally-acclaimed work.
The candidate should have a Phd in a relevant field.
Candidates should via Interfolio: apply.interfolio.com/67141
Candidates should submit a letter of application, which includes a statement of current and future research plans, teaching philosophy and experience, leadership philosophy and experience, and a vision for the field of American Jewish Studies; a curriculum vitae; evidence of teaching excellence; a writing sample; and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin September 30 and will continue until an appointment is made.
Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.
Dr. Michael R. Cohen
|Primary Category:||Jewish History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies
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