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Assistant Professor, Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, NYU Arts & Science

New York University Arts and Sciences
New York, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Nov 19, 2021

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Assistant Professor 
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 a tenure-track assistant professor position specializing in any aspect of Jewish history from the eighth through the eighteenth centuries. The appointment will begin on September 1, 2022, pending administrative and budgetary approval. The appointee must have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree by February 15, 2022. All candidates are expected to teach two courses per semester, one undergraduate and one graduate.

Deadline for the application is January 1, 2022. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, description of research and teaching interests, sample syllabus, and either (a) a completed dissertation manuscript or (b) an approved dissertation prospectus plus all chapters completed to date. Three academic letters of recommendation must be submitted for the candidate directly on Interfolio. Diversity is an important part of the NYU mission; in your application letter briefly describe how diversity is part of your pedagogy and, if applicable, research. Information about NYU diversity and inclusion statements may be found at

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Inquiries on the position can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Prof. Elisha Russ-Fishbane:

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

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