Tenure-Track Positions 2022-2023

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The Faculty of Humanities invites outstanding candidates to apply for tenure-track positions in the following fields:

Islam in South Asia – Open to all areas of specialization

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites interested candidates to submit applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the HUJI Faculty of Humanities, with a specialization in Islam in South Asia

The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree; and to advanced doctoral students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than June 30, 2023.

We encourage applications from scholars with a strong interdisciplinary orientation and with a demonstrated ability to engage with other sub-disciplines. Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching and advising, independent and original research (including applying for research grants), and departmental service.

Job requirements:

The position is open to highly qualified scholars in any aspect of Islamic studies in the large region of South Asia from one of the following disciplines – religious studies, literature, history (political, social, economic, cultural, intellectual, and more) and art history. Candidates are expected to possess a high level of proficiency in the relevant languages, such as Persian or Urdu. Knowledge of Arabic and/or other languages prevalent in South Asia is an advantage.

Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate’s field(s) of specialization as well as broad comparative and methodological courses (at the B.A. and M.A. degree levels). Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants, and should display an ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities and the University at large. The successful candidate will have a joint appointment at the Institute for Asian and African Studies. 

The Hebrew University’s primary language of instruction is Hebrew. However, the possibility of teaching one or more advanced courses in English can be considered. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they would not be comfortable teaching in Hebrew will be encouraged to sufficiently master Hebrew during the initial years following their appointment.

Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview, and meetings with department members.

For further details, please contact the Head of the Institute for Asian and African,

Prof. Michal Biran at: biranm@mail.huji.ac.il.

For additional information please see:

 

Comparative Literature – Open to all areas of specialization

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Comparative Literature, in all areas of specialization.

The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree; and to advanced doctoral students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than June 30, 2023.

We encourage applications from scholars with a strong interdisciplinary orientation and with a demonstrated ability to engage with other sub-disciplines. Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching and advising, independent and original research (including applying for research grants), and departmental service.

Job requirements:

Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate’s field(s) of specialization (at the B.A. and M.A. degree levels). Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants, and should display an ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities and the university at large. Where pertinent, and in accordance with inter-departmental needs, a joint departmental appointment or joint teaching arrangement with additional departments or areas may be considered.

The Hebrew University’s primary language of instruction is Hebrew. However, the possibility of teaching one or more advanced courses in English may be entertained. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they are unable to teach in Hebrew will be encouraged to master Hebrew during the initial years following their appointment.

Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.

For further details, please contact the Head of the Department, Professor Yoav Rinon at: yoav.rinon@mail.huji.ac.il

For additional information, please see the departmental website

 

Hebrew Literature – Midrash and Aggadah in Rabbinic Literature

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Hebrew Literature, with a specialization in Midrash and Aggadah in Rabbinic Literature.

The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree, and to advanced doctoral students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than June 30, 2023.

We encourage applications from scholars with a strong interdisciplinary orientation and with a demonstrated ability to engage with other sub-disciplines. Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching and advising, independent and original research (including applying for research grants), and departmental service.

Job requirements:

Candidates should have an extensive knowledge of the various genres of midrashic ‎discourse in the classical and/or post-classical periods, as well as its various ‎geographical and cultural locations of production‎. A comprehensive knowledge of ‎theoretical and descriptive poetics and narratology, as well as historical and ‎philological research of rabbinic literature, are expected.‎

Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate’s field(s) of specialization (at the B.A. and M.A. degree levels). Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants, and should display an ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities and the University at large. Where pertinent, and in accordance with inter-departmental needs, a joint departmental appointment or joint teaching arrangement may be considered.

The Hebrew University’s primary language of instruction is Hebrew. However, the possibility of teaching one or more advanced courses in English may be entertained. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they would not be comfortable teaching in Hebrew will be encouraged to sufficiently master Hebrew during the initial years following their appointment.

Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.

For further details, please contact the Head of the Department, Prof. Ariel Hirschfeld at: ariel.hirschfeld@mail.huji.ac.il

For additional information, please see the departmental website

 

Islamic and Middle Eastern  – Late Medieval and Early Modern Islamicate World (ca. 1000-1700)

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, with a specialization in the Late Medieval and Early Modern Islamicate World (ca. 1000-1700).

The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree, and to advanced doctoral students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than June 30, 2023.

We encourage applications from scholars with a strong interdisciplinary orientation and with a demonstrated ability to engage with other sub-disciplines. Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching and advising, independent and original research (including applying for research grants), and departmental service.

Job requirements:

The position is open to highly qualified scholars with expertise in the political, social, intellectual, cultural, and religious history of the Islamicate world in the relevant historical periods. Candidates are expected to possess high research proficiency in the Arabic language. Knowledge of additional languages, such as Persian and Ottoman Turkish, is an advantage.

Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate’s field(s) of specialization (at the B.A. and M.A. degree levels). The candidate should also be able to develop undergraduate and graduate courses dealing with broad themes in the region and era, possibly relating to modern times. Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants, and should display an ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities and the University at large. Where pertinent and in accordance with academic needs, a joint departmental appointment or joint teaching arrangement may be considered.

The Hebrew University’s primary language of instruction is Hebrew. However, the possibility of teaching one or more advanced courses in English can be considered. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they would not be comfortable teaching in Hebrew will be encouraged to sufficiently master the language during the initial years following their appointment.

Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.

For further details, please contact the Head of the Department, Dr. Julia Rubanovich at: Rubanovich.Julia@mail.huji.ac.il

For additional information please see the departmental website

 

Linguistics (Generative Linguistics track) syntax, semantics

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Linguistics (Generative Linguistics track), with a specialization in syntax and/or semantics.

The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree, and to advanced doctoral students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than June 30, 2023.

We encourage applications from scholars with a strong interdisciplinary orientation and with a demonstrated ability to engage with other sub-disciplines. Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching and advising, independent and original research (including applying for research grants), and departmental service.

Job requirements:

Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate’s field(s) of specialization (at the B.A. and M.A. degree levels). Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, advise undergraduate and graduate students, to demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants, and they are expected to work cooperatively with colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities and the University at large. Where pertinent, and in accordance with inter-departmental needs, a joint departmental appointment or joint teaching arrangement may be considered.

The Hebrew University’s primary language of instruction is Hebrew. Candidates who do not have command of Hebrew will be given time to attain proficiency in Hebrew during the initial years of their appointment.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview, and meetings with department members.

For further details, please contact the Head of the Generative Track Prof. Luka Crnic, at: luka.crnic@mail.huji.ac.il

For additional information, please see the departmental website

 

Musicology Open to all areas of specialization

The Department of Musicology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position (open rank) in musicology (including ethnomusicology). The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree, and to advanced doctoral students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than June 30, 2023

We encourage applications from scholars with a strong interdisciplinary orientation and with a demonstrated ability to engage with other sub-disciplines. Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching and advising, independent and original research (including applying for research grants), and departmental service.

Job requirements:

Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate’s field(s) of specialization (at the B.A. and M.A. degree levels). Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants, and should display an ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities and the university at large. Where pertinent, and in accordance with inter-departmental needs, a joint departmental appointment or joint teaching arrangement may be considered.

The Hebrew University’s primary language of instruction is Hebrew. However, the possibility of teaching one or more advanced courses in English may be entertained. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they are unable to teach in Hebrew will be encouraged to master Hebrew during the initial years following their appointment.

Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit or a visit via Zoom, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members. For further details, please contact the chair of the department, Yossi Maurey: Yossi.maurey@mail.huji.ac.il

For additional information, please see the departmental website

 

Spanish and Latin American Studies Spanish and Latin American Literature or History of Latin America.

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies, with a specialization in Spanish and Latin American Literature (preference for Medieval and Golden Age Spanish literature) or History of Latin America (preference for the Colonial Period). The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree, and to advanced doctoral students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than June 30, 2023.

We encourage applications from scholars with a strong interdisciplinary orientation and with a demonstrated ability to engage with other sub-disciplines. Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching and advising, independent and original research (including applying for research grants), and departmental service.

Job requirements:

Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate’s field(s) of specialization (at the B.A. and M.A. degree levels). Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants, and should display an ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities and the University at large. Where pertinent, and in accordance with inter-departmental needs, a joint departmental appointment or joint teaching arrangement may be considered.

The Hebrew University’s primary language of instruction is Hebrew. However, the possibility of teaching one or more advanced courses in English and/or Spanish may be entertained. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they would not be comfortable teaching in Hebrew will be encouraged to sufficiently master the language during the initial years following their appointment. Full proficiency in Spanish and/or Portuguese is required.

Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview, and meetings with department members.

For further details, please contact the Head of the Department, Prof. Ruth Fine at: ruth.fine@mail.huji.ac.il

For additional information, please see the departmental website

 

 

Candidates are requested to apply online to the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities

Applicants should provide:

(1) Cover letter

(2) Doctoral diploma or official confirmation of eligibility

(3) Curriculum Vitae (According to guidelinesCV form)

(4) Current list of publications (According to guidelines List of Publication form)

(5) Statement of research and teaching plans (up to three pages and according to guidelines)

(6) Letters of acceptance for unpublished manuscripts

(7) Teaching evaluations (from the past three years)

(8) Two representative publications

(9) Two letters of recommendation, to be submitted directly by recommender (According to guidelines)

(10) Declaration Regarding relatives employed at the university (here)

 

Complete applications must be submitted by September 11, 2022

All materials should be in English, and submitted via the following system Here

Applications submitted not in accordance with these guidelines will not be considered.

 

For additional information, please contact the Office of Academic Personnel at kolkorehum@mail.huji.ac.il

 

This announcement does not constitute a commitment to accept candidates in any or all fields.

The Hebrew University is an equal opportunity employer