The Department of Religion and Program in Jewish Studies at Colgate University invite applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in pre-modern Judaism beginning Fall semester 2020. The position is for one year with a possibility of renewal. Preference will be given to Jewish Studies scholars whose area of expertise is Hebrew Bible or early Judaism. Familiarity with the wider discipline of Religious Studies and issues in the Study of Religion is desirable. The course load is five courses a year. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The successful candidate will teach classes on topics in Jewish Studies relevant to the candidate’s expertise and will be expected to contribute to the Religion Department and “Legacies of the Ancient World” component of Colgate’s interdisciplinary Core curriculum (https://www.colgate.edu/academics/core-curriculum). A cover letter, CV, and three reference letters must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15634. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. A review of applications will begin on Dec. 12, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Skype interviews for selected candidates will be conducted beginning in January. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York State. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Department of Religion and the Program in Jewish Studies can be found at http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs
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