Job Title: Assistant Professor (Tenure-track) Hebrew and Yiddish
Job ID: 22261
Location: City College of New York
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
In the Division of Humanities and Arts at the City College (CCNY) of the City University of New
York (CUNY), New York, NY, the candidate will be responsible for teaching, research and
administration of a high-level Jewish Studies program. Teaching duties: Develop curriculum and
instruct a range of courses from introductory classes designed for freshman students to
advanced-level seminars for the students of the Jewish studies program. Research duties:
Develop and engage in research on the modern literatures in Hebrew and Yiddish and publish
original peer-reviewed scholarly work in professional journals; Administrative duties: Propose
new courses and compile/assign/grade examinations and projects; serve on the Department and
College committees; and coordinate the college's programs as demanded. The successful
candidate will be expected to support the mission of the college by working in professional
development activities. Specific assignments are dependent upon department needs.
Ph.D. in Comparative Literature or a closely related discipline with published research and clear
research agenda; Must be a scholar of Jewish literature who works with Hebrew and Yiddish
sources; Excellent skills to communicate expertise effectively to a diverse student body; Strong
ability to work effectively with faculty/staff from varied ethnic/cultural/socioeconomic
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
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(1) Cover Letter
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(3) Statement of teaching Philosophy
(4) Teaching Portfolio including teaching evaluations
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(6) A writing sample (chapter or article)
May 15, 2021
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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Internal Number: 22261
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