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

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 21, 2024

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Job Details

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

Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Department: 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, or Peace Studies.

  • Applicants should demonstrate a record of active scholarship, fundraising, 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 lead fundraising for the Center in cooperation with University Advancement.

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

Proposed Date of Hire: 08/19/2024
Suggested Salary Range: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Evaluation of Applications Begins: 02/03/2024

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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.



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