Harvard University's Faculty of Divinity seeks to make a full-time, tenure-track appointment in the field of Hebrew Bible. The search is open to a variety of approaches and to any area of specialization within the field, understood as the critical study of the Hebrew Bible within the broader context of the history, literature, and religious thought of ancient Israel and Second Temple Judaism.
The successful candidate will work closely with students in the Divinity School's Masters programs and the doctoral program in the Committee on the Study of Religion in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. They will also likely teach and advise undergraduates in the College, as well as graduate students in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and related departments and programs in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Applications must be made online at: http://academicpositions.harvard.edu.The application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references whom the School will contact. Thereafter, it will be the responsibility of the candidates to ensure that three references have been uploaded by the referees to their applications. Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2021, although applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
Letters of nomination are also welcome and should be sent to Dean David N. Hempton at email@example.com. Applicants should address any questions regarding the position itself or the online application system to the HDS Faculty Search Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We seek a candidate who is attentive to the interpretation of the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh, Old Testament) within later communities of reception, and who is familiar with forms of analysis that address race, gender, and social location.
Harvard Divinity School Faculty Search Office at email@example.com
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
It will be the responsibility of the candidates to ensure that three references have been uploaded by the referees to their applications.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
HDS is an equal opportunity, affirmative-action employer, and encourages applications and nominations of women and/or ethnic minority candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, pregnancy and pregnancy related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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