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The Faculty of Humanities   

:invites applications from outstanding candidates for tenure-track positions in the following fields 

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Complete applications must be submitted by 13 September 2018

Archaeology - prehistoric archaeology

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position in the field of prehistoric archaeology (open rank).

Job requirements:

The position is open to candidates holding a Ph.D. in prehistoric archaeology. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching of required and elective courses at undergraduate and graduate levels. Successful applicants will be expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic levels, have a proven track record of conducting full research programs in Israel and/or abroad, including field projects. Applicants are expected to initiate collaborative projects, within the Hebrew University and beyond, demonstrate academic leadership, and compete for research grants nationally and internationally. 

The Hebrew University's main language of instruction is Hebrew. Nonetheless, the possibility of teaching one or more graduate courses in English may be entertained. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they would not be comfortable teaching in Hebrew will be encouraged to master the Hebrew language sufficiently during the initial years following their appointment.

Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.

For additional details, please contact the Head of the prehistoric division of the Institute of Archaeology, Professor Leore Grosmann: leore.grosman@mail.huji.ac.il

Further information about the Institute of Archaeology and its prehistoric division can be found at the following website: http://archaeology.huji.ac.il/

Linguistics - general linguistics: syntax, semantics

 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position in linguistics with a specialization in formal syntax or semantics. (open rank)

The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree or to advanced graduate students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than July 1, 2019.

Job requirements:

We seek candidates with an established expertise in formal syntax and/or formal semantics. The successful candidate will join a department with linguists of various theoretical orientations, and will be expected to contribute to the department as a whole in their teaching and research.

Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate's field(s) of specialization (at the B.A. and M.A. degree levels). Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants, and should display an ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities and the university at large. Where pertinent and in accordance with inter-departmental needs, a joint departmental appointment or teaching sharing arrangement may be considered, combining with one of several departments and cognate areas of study in the Humanities.

The Hebrew University's main language of instruction is Hebrew. Nonetheless, the possibility of teaching one or more graduate courses in English may be entertained. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they would not be comfortable teaching in Hebrew will be encouraged to master the Hebrew language sufficiently during the initial years following their appointment.

Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.

For additional details, please contact the department chair, Dr. Nora Boneh, at: nora.boneh@mail.huji.ac.il

Further information about the Department of Linguistics can be found at the following website: https://en.linguistics.huji.ac.il/

History - modern European history, with preference for the 19th century

 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position in the field(s) of Modern European History, especially of the 19th century. 

The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree or to advanced graduate students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than July 1, 2019.

 

Job requirements:

Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate's field(s) of specialization (at B.A. and M.A. degree levels). Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants, and should display an ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities and the university at large. Where pertinent and in accordance with inter-departmental needs, a joint departmental appointment or teaching sharing arrangement may be considered, in combination with one of several departments and cognate areas of study in the Humanities.

The Hebrew University's main language of instruction is Hebrew. Nonetheless, the possibility of teaching one or more graduate courses in English may be entertained. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they would not be comfortable teaching in Hebrew will be encouraged to master the Hebrew language sufficiently during the initial years following their appointment.

Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.

For additional details, please contact the department chairProfessor Raz Chen-Morris, at raz.chen-morris@mail.huji.ac.il

Further information about the Department of History can be found at the following 

Jewish History - in one of the fields: 1. History of the Jews in Eastern Europe in the early modern era, 16th to 19

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem announces a call for applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position (open rank) in the Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry. Candidates are welcome to apply whose teaching and research fall primarily within one of the following fields: a) history of the Jews in Eastern Europe in the early modern era, 16thto 19th century; b) history of the Jews under Islam in the Middle Ages (from the rise of Islam to the 15th century). The position is open to holders of a Ph.D. degree or those who will have obtained their Ph.D. no later than 1 July 2019.

Job Requirements and Specifications:

The selected candidate will be expected to teach both required and elective courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including those in his/her specified field of expertise (Early Modern or Middle Ages), and will in addition be expected to carry on independent and original research at the highest academic level, to demonstrate academic leadership, to supervise advanced students and to compete for research grants from external grant foundations. The selected candidate will be expected, in addition, to carry on cooperative scholarly discourse and endeavors across disciplines in the Faculty of Humanities, as well as with colleagues from the University as a whole. In the event that a candidate demonstrates interdisciplinary expertise and teaching experience, the possibility of a joint inter-departmental appointment may be explored.

In Early Modern East-European Jewish History, candidates should be prepared to teach as well as supervise advanced graduate students in research topics pertinent to the field, including any or all of the following: relations between Jews and non-Jews, history of Halakha, history of the Haskala, history of Hasidism, history of Orthodoxy in its various streams. Candidates are similarly expected to have a thorough grounding in European and particularly regional history, including a working knowledge of relevant languages. 

For candidates in the field of Jewish history under Islamic rule in the medieval period, potential areas of expertise include the processes affecting the Jews from the rise of Islam in the 7th century CE until the start of the Ottoman period in the 15th century CE, their legal status, interactions with their non-Jewish surroundings, social and cultural activities, and intellectual and cultural trends such as kalam, Egyptian pietism, and Karaism. A familiarity with parallel processes that took place globally, especially within the Muslim world, is also required, as is knowledge of Arabic and Judeo-Arabic. Candidates should be prepared to supervise advanced graduate students in research topics pertinent to the field.

The Hebrew University's main language of instruction is Hebrew. Nonetheless, the possibility of teaching one or more graduate courses in English may be entertained. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they would not be comfortable teaching in Hebrew will be encouraged to master the Hebrew language sufficiently during the initial years following their appointment.

Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.

For additional details, please contact the department chair, Prof. Eli Lederhendler, at: eli.lederhendler@mail.huji.ac.il

Further information about the Department of Jewish History can be found at the following website: https://en.jewish-history.huji.ac.il/, and at the department’s Facebook page: https://he-il.facebook.com/jhistory.huji.

 

Japanese studies - all fields

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position in (open rank) in Japanese Studies in the Department of Asian Studies. The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree or to advanced graduate students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than July 1, 2019.

   

Job requirements: 

The position is open for all fields of Japanese Studies. Candidates must exhibit the ability to conduct high-quality academic research which draws on Japanese-language sources. Knowledge of other Asian languages is an advantage.

The position is open to individuals who hold a doctorate degree and for advanced doctoral students whose Ph.D. will be conferred no later than July 1, 2019.

Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate's field(s) of specialization (at B.A. and M.A. degree levels). Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants and have the ability to cooperate with colleagues within the Faculty of Humanities and beyond. 

Where pertinent and in accordance with inter-departmental needs, a joint departmental appointment or teaching sharing arrangement may be considered, combining with one of several departments and cognate areas of study in the Humanities.

The Hebrew University's main language of instruction is Hebrew. Nonetheless, the possibility of teaching one or more graduate courses in English may be entertained. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they would not be comfortable teaching in Hebrew will be encouraged to master the Hebrew language sufficiently during the initial years following their appointment.

Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.

For additional details, please contact the department chair, Dr. Orna Naftali, at orna.naftali@mail.huji.ac.il, or the Head of the Japan Section of the Department of Asian Studies, Prof. Nissim Otmazgin, at nissim.otmazgin@mail.huji.ac.il 

Further information about the Department of Asian Studies can be found at the following website:  http://en.asia.huji.ac.il

Philosophy - all areas, but with preference for philosophy of language, Kant, feminism, and Islamic philosophy

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position in philosophy (open rank). The position is open to all areas of philosophy, but in considering the applications weight will be given to the department’s needs, primarily in philosophy of language, Kant, feminism, and Islamic philosophy.

The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree or to advanced graduate students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than July 1, 2019.

 

Job requirements:

Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate's field(s) of specialization (at B.A. and M.A. degree levels). Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants, and should display an ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities and the university at large. Where pertinent and in accordance with inter-departmental needs, a joint departmental appointment or teaching sharing arrangement may be considered, combining  with one of several departments and cognate areas of study in the Humanities. 

The Hebrew University's main language of instruction is Hebrew. Nonetheless, the possibility of teaching one or more graduate courses in English may be entertained. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they would not be comfortable teaching in Hebrew will be encouraged to master the Hebrew language sufficiently during the initial years following their appointment.

Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.

For additional details, please contact the department chair, Prof. Dani Attas, at: daniel.attas@mail.huji.ac.il

Further information about the Department of Philosophy can be found at the following website: https://en.philosophy.huji.ac.il/

Digital Humanities – with disciplinary specialization in any core Humanities field

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position in Digital Humanities (open rank), applied to one of the core humanistic disciplines.

The position is open to all candidates who have a Ph.D. degree or to advanced graduate students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than July 1, 2019.

Job requirements:

The Faculty of the Humanities of the Hebrew University is seeking a scholar who can lead its Digital Humanities initiative. The Faculty has made a strategic decision to consolidate and expand its existing yet disparate strengths in Digital Humanities through a hire of an exceptional scholar with a proven record of employing innovative Digital Humanities methodologies and a commitment to the Digital Humanities project broadly conceived. Priority will be given to scholars with a research focus in core Humanities disciplines. The appointment will be made in the relevant disciplinary department(s).

Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate's disciplinary field of specialization (at undergraduate and graduate levels), as well as the development of broad cross-disciplinary courses in the methodology and practice of Digital Humanities. The successful candidate is expected to display a broad knowledge of Digital Humanities, a commitment to building up Digital Humanities capabilities at the Hebrew University, and a passion for propagating their potential and skills to other faculty members and students – including in the form of workshops, conferences and national and international collaborations. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to conduct independent and original research on the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, and compete for Israeli and international research grants. 

The Hebrew University's main language of instruction is Hebrew. Nonetheless, the possibility of teaching one or more graduate courses in English may be entertained. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they would not be comfortable teaching in Hebrew will be encouraged to master the Hebrew language sufficiently during the initial years following their appointment.

 

Vision statement for the Digital Humanities.

 

Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, and an interview.

For additional information, please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Eitan Grossman, at: eitan.grossman@mail.huji.ac.il

Complete applications must be submitted by 7 October 2018

Theater Studies

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is calling for applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in Theater Studies. The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree or to advanced graduate students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than July 1, 2019.

Job requirements:

The position is open for all fields of Theater Studies. Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate's field(s) of specialization (at B.A. and M.A. degree levels). Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants and have the ability to cooperate with colleagues within the Faculty of Humanities and beyond.

Where pertinent and in accordance with inter-departmental needs, a joint departmental appointment or teaching sharing arrangement may be considered, combining with one of several departments and cognate areas of study in the Humanities

The position is open to individuals who hold a doctorate degree and for advanced doctoral students whose PhD will be conferred no later than July 1, 2019.

 

The Hebrew University's main language of instruction is Hebrew. Nonetheless, the possibility of teaching one or more graduate courses in English may be entertained. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they would not be comfortable teaching in Hebrew will be encouraged to master the Hebrew language sufficiently during the initial years following their appointment.

 

Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.

 

For further information, please contact the Chair of the search committee, Prof. Dror Wahrman  at: dror.wahrman@mail.huji.ac.il

More on the Theater Studies: https://theatre.huji.ac.il/

 

Candidates are requested to apply in writing to: Professor Dror Wahrman, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities 

Applicants should provide:

(1) Cover letter

(2) Confirmation of receipt of degree

(3) Curriculum Vitae (Please use – CV form)

(4) Current list of publications (Please use - List of Publication form)

(5) 2-3 page statement of research plans + a statement of teaching plans

(6) Teaching evaluations (from the past three years)

(7)  Two representative publications

(8) Letters of recommendation up to three referees sent directly by the recommender

(9) Relatives Declaration (click here)
 

Applications can be submitted at the adress:

http://ttp.huji.ac.il


For additional information please contact the Office of Academic Personnel at

mayabe@savion.huji.ac.il

 

Rank to be determined according to the candidate's qualifications

Applications submitted not in accordance with these specifications will not be considered

This announcement is not an obligation to accept candidates in any or all fields

- The Hebrew University is an equal opportunity employer