Postdoctoral Fellowship in Judaic Studies 2018, USA


March 27, 2018

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Virginia Tech Seeks Applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow

About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. It seeks candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join its community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The Department of Religion and Culture at Virginia Tech seeks applications for a postdoctoral fellow in Judaic Studies. The initial appointment is for one year, but the fellow is eligible for reappointment for another year, subject to departmental approval. Research specialization is open but preference given to candidates whose work broadly intersects with other research strengths within the department. The qualified candidate will be expected to teach 3 courses per year, including the introductory course on Jewish History and Culture and either the course on the Holocaust or the Hebrew Bible. In addition to advancing an active research program, the successful candidate will be responsible for arranging special events supported by the Judaic Studies endowment and contributing to the intellectual life of the department, the university, and/or the local community. Ph.D. or evidence of completion by August 2018 required.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD by time of appointment in Humanities or Social Sciences, with research specialty related to Judaic Studies
  • Ability to teach introductory and upper-level Judaic Studies courses
  • Ability and willingness to work collaboratively with faculty from a variety of disciplines
  • Commitment to work effectively with diverse campus populations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduates
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in research
  • Research specialization that intersects broadly with existing faculty
  • Demonstrates interest in intellectual, artistic, political, economic, or literary production of Jewish populations

How to Apply for this Job:

Candidates must apply online at website posting #
TR018001 and provide a letter of application, CV, and names and email addresses of three referees.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

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