Religious Studies - Faculty Fellow in Jewish Studies, one-year

Religious Studies - Faculty Fellow in Jewish Studies, one-year
Date:  09/10/2015

The department of religious studies and the Jewish studies program at Colby College invite applications for a one-year faculty fellow (sabbatical replacement) in Jewish studies, beginning September 1, 2016. The successful candidate will teach two survey courses on Jews and Judaism (one premodern, one modern) and two additional courses in the candidate's areas of interest. Applicants from all disciplinary backgrounds and relevant areas of expertise are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting and to scholarly research. Candidates who will contribute to the goals of Colby's Center for Small Town Jewish Life preferred. PhD preferred.

Please submit as a single pdf file a letter of interest, c.v., statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research interests to [email protected]; please name the file "lastname, firstname". Please have three letters of recommendation submitted to the same address. Applications received by November 1, 2015 will receive full consideration; preliminary interviews will take place at the AJS conference in Boston.

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