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Director Leon Levine Distinguished Professor Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 8, 2022

Position Title
Director Leon Levine Distinguished Professor Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies

Tenure Status
Tenure Track

Position Number

College of Arts and Sciences - 250000

Minimum Qualifications
  • A Ph.D. or equivalent is required.
  • Candidates must have a record of teaching, scholarship, and service appropriate for the rank of Professor in at least one of these areas: Judaic Studies, Holocaust Studies, Genocide Studies, and Peace Studies.
  • Applicants should demonstrate a record of active scholarship, community engagement, administrative competence, and engaged teaching.
The successful candidate will be hired with tenure at the rank of Professor (Associate Professors will be considered) and will be appointed to an appropriate academic department within the College of Arts and Sciences.

Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)

The applicant may have any academic specialization consistent with the Center’s mission.
Genocide Studies, Jewish Studies, Peace Studies, Holocaust Studies

License/Certification Required


Description of the Department or Unit

The Center for Judaic Holocaust and Peace Studies at Appalachian State University invites applications for the Leon Levine Distinguished Professor of Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies. The Center seeks to strengthen tolerance, understanding, and remembrance by increasing the knowledge of Jewish culture and history, teaching the history and meaning of the Holocaust and other genocides, and using these experiences to explore peaceful avenues for humanity and the prevention of further genocides.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This is an 11-month contract, tenured faculty position with administrative responsibilities.

The successful candidate will direct the Center, teach one course per semester, and receive reassigned time for research.

The director will sustain constructive relationships with Center stakeholders and assist in fundraising.

The director will also organize and run the Summer Holocaust Symposium.

Physical Demands of Position

Typical physical demands of professional position at the university.

Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Suggested Salary Range
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For a complete application, please apply and submit all below-required documents electronically through Appalachian State University’s job board:
  • Cove Letter
  • CV
  • List of three (minimum) professional references including name, current position, email address, and phone number.
Please note this position is based on enrollment and subject to available funding.

AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Important Contacts:

Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources/Affirmative Action
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3187

Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2144

ADA /504 Coordinator & EEO Officer
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3056

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

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