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The Religious Studies Department and The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies seek to make a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Judaism (specialization open) with an expected start date of September 1, 2023.

Successful candidates will have solid basis in classical Judaism, demonstrate teaching excellence, and combine their research interests with questions of theory and method in the study of religion and contribute to the graduate and undergraduate programs of the Religious Studies Department. The position has a 4-course annual teaching load. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter.

To apply, please upload in PDF format a cover letter, 3 letters of recommendation, CV, and writing sample no longer than 25 pages. Applications must be submitted online and will be given primary consideration if received by November 1, 2022.

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For details on preparing the application and applying online click here.

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