This endowed chair, named in memory of Dr. Vera King Farris’ mother in 1990 (Dr. Vera King Farris established Stockton’s Holocaust and Genocide Studies Program and the Holocaust Resource Center), brings to Stockton University, on an annual basis, a different scholar of international reputation to teach and conduct research about the Holocaust and other genocides, as well as interact with Stockton students, faculty, and the community.
Stockton University invites applications for the position of the Ida E. King Distinguished Visiting Scholar of Holocaust Studies, for the academic years 2020-2021, 2021-2022, and 2022-2023. Applications for a full academic year are preferred, but applications for one semester will be considered. The position is open to senior scholars at the rank of Associate Professor or above, or equivalent senior rank in museums or other relevant institutions. Scholars from any discipline whose research and teaching focus on any aspect of Holocaust and Genocide Studies are invited to apply.
Stockton’s interdisciplinary Holocaust and Genocide Studies programs include the Master of Arts (MAHG), an undergraduate minor, and a high school dual credit program. The minor offers more than 30 courses each academic year, more than at any other institution of higher education in the world. The high school dual credit program provides advanced high school students at nearly 30 schools in the region with opportunities to earn college-level credit. The MAHG program, founded in 1998, was the first program of its kind in the country. The MAHG curriculum provides outstanding preparation for teachers, human rights professionals, museum curators, and others. With three core faculty members, a number of affiliated faculty members, and a distinguished senior visiting scholar every year, the MAHG program provides students with rich perspectives on core problems and issues of genocide and mass violence in the past and in the present.
Stockton University is a nationally ranked, public liberal arts and professional studies institution of the New Jersey system of higher education, offering a variety of graduate programs. It emphasizes excellence in scholarship, teaching, and student learning. The university is committed to the study of genocide and mass violence. Since 1986, the Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center has been collecting the oral testimonies of Holocaust survivors, liberators, and rescuers in New Jersey, as well as assisting survivors in writing and publishing their memoirs. The library boasts one of the most extensive English-language holdings on the Holocaust and other genocides of any comparable institution in the country.
The faculty of Stockton’s programs in Holocaust and Genocide Studies view diversity among students, faculty, staff, and in the kind of events they organize as particularly important in research and teaching in the field, and in the struggle against genocide and mass violence in the world today.
The Ida E. King Distinguished Visiting Scholar of Holocaust Studies is required to:
Teach one graduate seminar and one undergraduate course each semester
Mentor graduate students
Deliver at least one public lecture
Participate regularly in program events
Engage with the community around Stockton University, primarily in meetings and activities of the Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust
Resource Center at Stockton
Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of the School of General Studies and the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.
Senior scholars at the rank of Associate Professor or above
Equivalent Senior rank in museums or other relevant institutions
Scholars from any discipline whose research and teaching focus on any aspect of Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive University benefits package.
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the positions for the 2020-2021, 2021-2022, and 2022-2023 academic years are filled.
To apply please visit: https://stockton.hiretouch.com. Only electronic documents will be accepted. Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents. All required documents must be submitted as Microsoft Word or PDF files in order for your application to move forward.
Cover letter of no more than three pages, explaining relevant education, qualifications, research, teaching experience, and other professional achievements. Please indicate the academic year(s) for which you are applying
A curriculum vitae
A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone
Inquires about the position should be addressed to Dr. Raz Segal, Director of the Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (MAHG): Raz.Segal@Stockton.edu
All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check.
Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact: Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager at 609-652-4384.
In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at https://www.stockton.edu/police/documents/crime-stats/2018AnnualReport.pdf. The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.
Internal Number: Job ID: #1771 / #100021
About Stockton University
Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located on the Boardwalk, just steps from the beach. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971 and is planning its 50th anniversary. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at www.Stockton.edu