Lecturer in Language and Culture Studies and Jewish Studies (Modern Hebrew)

Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 21, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Title
Lecturer in Language and Culture Studies and Jewish Studies (Modern Hebrew)

Tenure Track or Non Tenure Track
Non Tenure Track

Faculty Rank
Lecturer

Open Date
05/20/0021

Close Date
06/21/2021

Full or Part Time
Full Time

Position Summary

TRINITY COLLEGE’s Department of Language and Culture Studies and the Jewish Studies program invite applications for a renewable contract position at the Lecturer level in MODERN HEBREW LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, beginning in September 2021. The Department of Language and Culture Studies offers courses in nine different languages and is committed to innovation in pedagogy across all levels of our curriculum. The successful candidate will have a record of excellence in language instruction and will be expected to teach courses at all levels of modern Hebrew, including one or two annual courses taught in English that supports the Jewish Studies curriculum. Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching diverse undergraduate students in an interdisciplinary, liberal arts context. The Lecturer will be appointed to both the Department of Language and Culture Studies ( LACS ) and the Program in Jewish Studies ( JWST ). The teaching load is five teaching units per year, and applicants are expected to have native or near-native fluency in modern Hebrew and English. A master’s degree in Hebrew or related field is required.

Trinity College is a liberal arts college with approximately 2200 undergraduate students and 220 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. Our students come from diverse socioeconomic, racial, religious, and ethnic backgrounds across the US and internationally. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and we especially welcome applications from minorities, women, and other under-represented groups.

Qualifications

Applicants are expected to have native or near-native fluency in modern Hebrew and English. A master’s degree in Hebrew or related field is required.

This position is a 2-year renewable lecturer appointment.

Compensation

Competitive salary and benefits.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit a letter of application, CV, graduate transcripts, teaching evaluations, a sample of scholarly writing (no more than 20 pages), and contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of reference (referee letter writers will be contacted when finalists are chosen for interviews).

Quick Link
https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/postings/2300

Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. Our Mission is “Engage. Connect. Transform.” As the preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives. Trinity is an actively engaged community of students, faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many opportunities for cultural and social engagement.

The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.

For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research. Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs