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Maurice Greenberg Chair in Holocaust Studies

New York University Arts and Science
New York City, New York
Posted Date
Nov 30, 2022

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Maurice Greenberg Chair in Holocaust Studies
(Senior Rank Faculty Position)
Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies
New York University Arts and Science

The Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies of New York University invites applications for the Maurice Greenberg Chair in Holocaust Studies. The appointment is at the senior rank (associate or full) with tenure and will begin on September 1, 2023, pending administrative and budgetary approval. The appointee is expected to have a significant record of scholarly publications based on original research in any aspect of Holocaust Studies, including history, art, literature, philosophy, religion and memorialization. We welcome applicants who work in interdisciplinary, transnational, or emergent fields of study.

The appointee is expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, the latter including readings in Hebrew and original languages.

The chair is a joint venture of the Skirball Department and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The appointee will be expected to work closely with the Museum in the development of programs of scholarly interest to both institutions.

Applications should be submitted by January 15, 2023. Applicants should submit the following: curriculum vitae, description of research and teaching interests, sample syllabus, and three samples of recently published scholarly work. Applications should be submitted via Interfolio: Three academic letters of recommendation must be submitted for the candidate directly on Interfolio.

Inquiries on the position may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Alex Jassen,, and to the chair of the department, Dr. Jeffrey L. Rubenstein,

Diversity Statement: Diversity is an important part of the NYU mission. The application letter should also include a briefly statement on how diversity is part of your pedagogy and, if applicable, research. Information about NYU diversity and inclusion statements may be found at

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $90,000 - $160,000 at the tenured rank of Associate Professor and $160,000 - $225,000 at the tenured rank of full Professor. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the Arts & Science commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, visit    EOE/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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