Contemporary Jewish Life - Professor/Associate Professor
University of Michigan - Frankel Center for Judaic Studies
July 24, 2018
Ann Arbor, Michigan
- Faculty, Tenured
The Frankel Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan invites applications for a tenured appointment at the Associate or Professor rank in the field of contemporary Jewish life. This is a university-year appointment with an expected start date of September 1, 2019. Specialization within the field is open. The successful candidate will be able to contribute to the Frankel Center’s strengths in graduate training, and offer undergraduate courses that contribute to the curriculum of Judaic Studies. Applicants should submit a letter of application, which includes a statement of current and future research plans and teaching philosophy and experience, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence, a writing sample, and the names of three references. Note that references will be contacted for finalists only. Review of applications will begin November 5, and will continue until an appointment is made.
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples, and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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About University of Michigan - Frankel Center for Judaic Studies
Founded in 1972 as the Program in Judaic Studies, the Jean & Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan has since expanded to become one of the world’s leading centers of teaching and research in Judaica. Echoing the history of the Jewish people, this interdisciplinary center brings together faculty with expertise ranging from antiquity to the present, from Eastern Europe to the Americas, and throughout the Mediterranean. With its diverse curriculum, students can approach Judaic Studies from the perspective of law and religion, literature and culture, or history and the social sciences.