The Department of International Affairs ( DIA ) at the University
of Georgia invites applications for an Israeli Institute Teaching
Exchange Fellow. The Israeli Institute Teaching Exchange Fellow
will enhance knowledge about modern Israel through innovative
learning opportunities by teaching four full length undergraduate
courses and by organizing four events a year. The Fellow will be at
the instructor level. The instructorship is an entry-level position
for the University. This position has been funded for 3
Special Instructions to Applicants
This position has been funded for 3 years. To complete the
application, candidates will need to submit a cover letter
indicating interest and qualifications, a current curriculum vita,
teaching evaluations demonstrating excellence in instruction,
original transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.
Questions or hard copies of letters of recommendation can be sent
to Bill Zachmann, Department of International Affairs, University
of Georgia, Candler Hall 219, Athens, GA 30602 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications received by February 15, 2022 will be assured full
The Department of International Affairs is committed to enhancing
the diversity of the department and the curriculum. Candidates who
can contribute to these goals are encouraged to apply and to
identify their strengths and experiences in this area in their
Israel Institute Teaching Fellow
About the University of Georgia
The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grant
university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the
state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified
institution of higher education ( https://www.uga.edu/
). UGA is currently
ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News &
World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens,
approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses
in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785
by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered
University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800
full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time
staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students
including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and
professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and
colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University
housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens. Georgia is well
known for its quality of life, outdoor and cultural amenities, and
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Academic (9 mo.)
Master’s degree appropriate for the discipline.
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or
- A PhD or terminal degree in related subject area from an
accredited university by the first day of the first term of
appointment is highly preferred.
- Expertise in modern Israel as demonstrated by a dissertation or
at least two peer-reviewed publications about modern Israel, and a
background in university teaching about modern Israel.
Is this a Position of Trust?
- Ability to coordinate classes and course content with the
University of Georgia.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Knowledge and competence in computer skills.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with students, faculty, staff of our department, and
staff from other University departments.
- Comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, and
University policies and procedures.
Does this position have operation, access, or control of
Does this position require a P-Card?
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this
Is driving a responsibility of this position?
Does this position have direct interaction or care of children
under the age of 18 or direct patient care?
Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT
security, personnel records, patient records, or access to
chemicals and medications)
Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with
financial responsibilities. For additional information about the
credit check criteria, visit the
UGA Credit Background Check
Teach at least four (4) full-length, three-credit, undergraduate
courses at University’s primary location, at least three (3) of
which are focused on modern Israel; these courses will be taught
in-person during the regular academic year (i.e., not during summer
or intensive sessions). Coordinate the precise classes, content,
and schedule of your classes with the University; hold in-person
office hours on campus at least once a week. Organize four (4)
events about modern Israel that support the curriculum of classes
Percentage Of Time
Complete reporting requirements provided by the Israel Institute,
which is supporting UGA in making this fellowship possible.
Percentage Of Time
Attend a pre-trip orientation, which will primarily address the
laws to which you will be subject, and with which you will be
expected to comply, while teaching in North America.
Percentage Of Time
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
- List of References with Contact Information
- Unofficial Letters of Recommendation