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Irving M. and Marilyn C. Shuman Visiting Assistant Professor in Jewish Thought

University at Buffalo
New York, United States
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Jul 19, 2022
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Irving M. and Marilyn C. Shuman Visiting Assistant Professor in Jewish Thought

Jewish Thought

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UUP Faculty

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Position Summary

The Department of Jewish Thought at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York seeks to fill the position of Irving M. and Marilyn C. Shuman Visiting Assistant Professor for a two-year term beginning August 2023.

We invite applicants in the area and discipline of Jewish Thought broadly construed to include all aspects of Jewish tradition and its contributions to human civilization at one or more chronological periods and to extend beyond the traditional rubrics of philology and history. Area of expertise should complement existing strengths of the department.

The position includes normal research and teaching duties of an assistant professor; it implies advancing an active research program, participating in the intellectual life of the department, teaching two courses each semester in the undergraduate curriculum of the department for majors and minors in Jewish Studies and for the UB general education curriculum.

The Visiting Professor will also participate in department programing to build knowledge and awareness of Jewish tradition, culture and history for both Jewish and non-Jewish students and community members, and will work with Hillel and the Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo to create academic connections that serve the community, the region, and the university.

Applications received on or before November 15, 2022, will be guaranteed full consideration.

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About The University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Ph.D. in a relevant discipline conferred by time of appointment.

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North Campus

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Applications received on or before November 15, 2022, will be guaranteed full consideration.

All application materials should be submitted via UB Jobs. Application materials submitted directly to the posting contact will not be acknowledged and cannot be considered.

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Noam Pines

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