The Department of Religion and the Jewish Studies Program in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University invites applications for the Phyllis Backer Professor of Jewish Studies, and assistant professor tenure-track position of Religion to begin August 2019. We seek a colleague with a specialization in contemporary and/or modern Jewish religion and culture with possible areas including but not limited to America, Israel, and/or Europe.
Candidates should demonstrate Jewish Studies research and teaching interests at any variety of possible intersections such as the arts, science, history, ethnicity, race, gender, politics, and/or sexualities. We are seeking in particular a colleague trained in Religion and humanistic social sciences and/or cultural studies methodology, with demonstrated interest and competency in Theory and Method in the study of Religion.
The successful candidate would make significant contributions both to the undergraduate and graduate curriculum. At the undergraduate level, we are looking for a scholar with research focus in contemporary and/or modern Jewish Studies, and teaching competence across a broad range of Jewish Studies outside her or his direct area of specialization. At the graduate level, in addition to their area of specialization in
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