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Assistant Professor of Hebrew/Israeli Literature and Culture

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please upload a letter of interest, current CV, sample publications, statement of research, teaching philosophy and program development, and at least three samples of course syllabi, course evaluation summaries. Applicants must arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be emailed to GW_CNELC_Search@gwu.edu, or physically mailed to Hebrew Search, George Washington University, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, 801 22nd Street, Phillips Hall 335, Washington, DC 20052. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on November 1st , 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Recruitment Plan

I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F000978
Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Hebrew/Israeli Literature and Culture
Rank:
Administrative Title: Hebrew Program Coordinator
Discipline Humanities
Specialty: modern Hebrew language and Israeli literature
Contract Type: Tenure Track
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2017
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Position Description Summary:

The Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at The George Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in modern Hebrew language and Israeli literature. The position entails overseeing, staffing, and shaping the modern Hebrew offerings as the Hebrew Program Coordinator, under the oversight of the department chair; teaching courses on Hebrew language and literature in the original and in translation, and involvement with the Judaic Studies Program.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The position entails overseeing, staffing, and shaping the modern Hebrew offerings as the Hebrew Program Coordinator, under the oversight of the department chair; teaching courses on Hebrew language and literature in the original and in translation, and involvement with the Judaic Studies Program.

Minimum Qualifications:

All applicants must have an earned PhD in modern Hebrew literature/language or a closely related field, teaching excellence as demonstrated by course evaluation summaries, potential for strong record of scholarly publication as demonstrated by publications and research agenda, native or near native fluency in Hebrew as well as in English, and experience in use of instructional technology.

Advertised Salary: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Other Benefits:
Other Information:

Information about the department and current faculty members can be found at https://cnelc.columbian.gwu.edu; see also, for the Judaic Studies Program https://judaic.columbian.gwu.edu.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please upload a letter of interest, current CV, sample publications, statement of research, teaching philosophy and program development, and at least three samples of course syllabi, course evaluation summaries. Applicants must arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be emailed to GW_CNELC_Search@gwu.edu, or physically mailed to Hebrew Search, George Washington University, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, 801 22nd Street, Phillips Hall 335, Washington, DC 20052. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on November 1st , 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Department Link: http://cnelc.columbian.gwu.edu
Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/37454

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Research Interest
  4. Sample Publications
  5. Other Documents Refer to Special Instructions to Applicants
  6. Course Evaluations or Summaries
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an earned PhD in modern Hebrew literature/language or a closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you able; by way of course evaluations summaries to demonstrate excellence in teaching?
    • yes
    • no
  3. * Are you able to show the potenial for a strong record of scholarly publication demonstrated by publications and research agenda?
    • yes
    • no
  4. * Do you have native or near native fluency in Hebrew as well as in English?
    • yes
    • no
  5. * Do you have experience in using instructional technology?
    • Yes
    • No