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Job Opening: Medieval/EM Jewish Studies at Emory

The Department of History and the Tam Institute for Jewish Studies at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, invite applications for a jointly-appointed, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Medieval/Early Modern Jewish History to begin Fall 2022.  Geographical and chronological focus open, but applicants whose teaching and/or research connect European Jewry to other global regions are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applicants must have Ph.D. in hand by August 1, 2022 and should have excellent relevant language skills.  Applicants should be able to teach pre-modern survey courses in both History and Jewish Studies as well as more specialized courses in their area of expertise.  The successful candidate will demonstrate an excellent record in scholarship and an ability to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.  The candidate will be expected to participate actively in the life of both the History Department and Tam Institute for Jewish Studies.

Interested candidates should submit: a) letter of application, b) curriculum vitae, c) short (article or chapter-length) writing sample, d) sample undergraduate course syllabus, and e) statement in which the candidate reflects upon their experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds.  Candidates should request three recommenders to submit letters on their behalf.  All application materials should be submitted via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/93158.  Inquiries can be directed to the chair of the search committee: Prof. Ellie Schainker, eschain@emory.edu.

We will start reviewing applications October 26, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.  Applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration.

Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Qualifications

Applicants must have Ph.D. in hand by August 1, 2022 and should have excellent relevant language skills.  Applicants should be able to teach pre-modern survey courses in both History and Jewish Studies as well as more specialized courses in their area of expertise.  The successful candidate will demonstrate an excellent record in scholarship and an ability to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.  The candidate will be expected to participate actively in the life of both the History Department and Tam Institute for Jewish Studies.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit: a) letter of application, b) curriculum vitae, c) short (article or chapter-length) writing sample, d) sample undergraduate course syllabus, and e) statement in which the candidate reflects upon their experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds.  Candidates should request three recommenders to submit letters on their behalf. All application materials should be submitted via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/93158

About emspanishhistorynotes

Scott Taylor is an associate professor in the history department at the University of Kentucky.

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