Applications for tenure-track

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The Faculty of Humanities  

:Invites outstanding candidates to apply for tenure-track positions in the following fields

Arabic Language and Literature – Classical and modern Arabic literature (poetry and prose)

 

Arabic Language and Literature: Classical and modern Arabic

 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Arabic Language and Literature, with a specialization in Arabic literature - classical or modern (poetry and prose). 

The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree, and to advanced doctoral students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than June 30, 2021.

 

Job requirements

The candidate should be a scholar whose central area of specialization is Arabic literature, classical or modern (poetry and prose). Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate the ability to teach and research in both fields. S/he must demonstrate thorough familiarity with primary sources in his/her area of specialization, as well as excellent command of the Arabic language. Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective textual courses in the candidate’s field(s) of specialization (at the B.A. and M.A. degree levels). The ability to lecture in Arabic is considered a strong asset.

Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, and compete for Israeli and international research grants. In addition, they should display the 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.

 

The Hebrew University’s primary language of instruction is Hebrew. However, the possibility of teaching one or more advanced 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 sufficiently master the language during the initial years following their appointment.

Qualified candidates will be invited for a job talk, an interview, and meetings with department members, either on campus or online, depending upon the general health situation.

 

For further details, please contact the Head of the Department, Dr. Miriam Goldstein, at mi.goldstein@mail.huji.ac.il

 

Additional information can be found on the department website: https://arabic-lang.huji.ac.il/

Archaeology – Bronze and Iron Ages in the Levant

Archaeology – Bronze and Iron Ages in the Levant

 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, with a specialization in the Archaeology of the Bronze, Iron and Persian Periods in the Levant.  

The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree, and to advanced doctoral students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than June 30, 2021.

 

 

Job requirements

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, and compete for Israeli and international research grants, and they 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.

 

The candidate should have broad knowledge of the Bronze, Iron, and Persian Periods. Priority will be given to candidates with wide knowledge in another discipline relevant to archaeology. The candidate should have extensive field experience and the ability to conduct large-scale fieldwork.

 

The Hebrew University’s primary language of instruction is Hebrew. However, the possibility of teaching one or more  advanced 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 sufficiently master the language during the first two years following their appointment.

 

Qualified candidates will be invited for a job talk, an interview, and meetings with department members, either on campus or online, depending upon the general health situation.

 

For further details, please contact the Head of the Department, Prof. Yosef Garfinkel, at: garfinkel@mail.huji.ac.il

Additional information can also be found on the departmental website: https://archaeology.huji.ac.il/

Digital Humanities – Open to all areas of specialization

Digital Humanities - Open to all areas of specialization

 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in Digital Humanities, and all specializations will be considered.

The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree, and to advanced doctoral students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than June 30, 2021.

Job requirements

The Faculty of the Humanities of the Hebrew University is seeking an exceptional scholar with a proven record of employing innovative digital methodologies and a commitment to Digital Humanities research. The appointment will be made in the relevant disciplinary department(s).

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, and compete for Israeli and international research grants, and they 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.

The Hebrew University’s primary language of instruction is Hebrew. However, the possibility of teaching one or more  advanced 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 sufficiently master the language during the initial years following their appointment.

Qualified candidates will be invited for a job talk, an interview, and meetings with department members, either on campus or online, depending upon the general health situation.

 

For further details, please contact the Vice Dean of Research Affairs, Prof. Leore Grosman at: leore.grosman@mail.huji.ac.il

Linguistics (Generative Track) – syntax, semantics

Linguistics (Generative Track) – syntax, semantics

 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Linguistics (Generative Linguistics track), with a specialization in syntax and/or semantics.

The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree, and to advanced doctoral students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than June 30, 2021.

Job requirements

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, advise undergraduate and graduate students, demonstrate academic leadership, and 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.

 

The Hebrew University’s primary language of instruction is Hebrew. Candidates who do not have command of the language will be given time to reach proficiency during the initial years of their appointment.

 

Qualified candidates will be invited for a job talk, an interview, and meetings with department members, either on campus or online, depending upon the general health situation.

 

For further details, please contact the Head of the Generative Track, Prof. Luka Crnič, at: luka.crnic@mail.huji.ac.il

Additional information can also be found on the departmental website: https://en.linguistics.huji.ac.il/

Hebrew Literature – Medieval Secular Poetry or Modern Hebrew Literature

Hebrew Literature – Medieval Secular Poetry or Modern Hebrew Literature

 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Hebrew Literature, with a specialization in Medieval Secular Poetry or Modern Hebrew Literature.

 

The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree, and to advanced doctoral students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than June 30, 2021.

 

Job requirements

Candidates with a specialization in Medieval Secular Hebrew poetry and rhymed narrative should have a record of publication in this field from its onset in Muslim Spain and its development in the East, and in Christian Spain, Provence, Italy, and other later literary centers, until the early modern era. A knowledge of the poetics, philology, textual history, manuscripts, and the scholarship and historiography of medieval secular Hebrew is expected, as well as knowledge of the necessary languages (primarily Arabic; secondary knowledge of Latin, Italian, Spanish, German, etc. is an advantage).

 

Candidates with a specialization in Modern Hebrew Literature are expected to show a record of publication about Hebrew poetry and prose from the 18th century until contemporary Israel. An expertise in the tradition of the historiography and criticism of modern Hebrew literature is required as well as with the modern Hebrew canon, its different genres, and its geographical and cultural locations of production, in their different contexts. A knowledge of contemporary literary theory and criticism is expected as well. 

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, and compete for Israeli and international research grants, and they 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.

 

Qualified candidates will be invited for a job talk, an interview, and meetings with department members, either on campus or online, depending upon the general health situation.

 

For further details, please contact the Head of the Department, Prof. Joshua Levinson at: levinson@mail.huji.ac.il

 

Additional information can also be found on the departmental website: https://hebliterature.huji.ac.il/

Romance Studies – Open to all areas of specialization

Romance Studies –  Open to all areas of specialization in the domain of Literature, History, Critical Theory, and Cultural Studies of Italy and France; with a preference for Italian Literature from the end of the 19th century until the 21st century

 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Romance Studies open to all areas of specialization in the domain of Literature, History, Critical Theory, and Cultural Studies of Italy and France, with a preference for Italian Literature from the end of the 19th century until the 21st century.

The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree, and to advanced doctoral students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than June 30, 2021.

 

Job requirements

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, and compete for Israeli and international research grants, and they 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.

The candidate should have knowledge of Italian and French as languages for research, and be able to analyze and teach texts and cultural phenomena.

The Hebrew University’s primary language of instruction is Hebrew. However, the possibility of teaching one or more  advanced 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 sufficiently master the language during the initial years following their appointment.

Qualified candidates will be invited for a job talk, an interview, and meetings with department members, either on campus or online, depending upon the general health situation.

 

For further details, please contact the Head of the Department, Prof. Manuela Consonni at: manuela.consonni@mail.huji.ac.il

 

Additional information can also be found on the departmental website: https://en.romance.huji.ac.il

Theater – Open to all areas of specialization of Theater and Performance Studies

Theater – open to all areas of specialization of Theater and Performance Studies

 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Theater Studies open to all areas of specialization of Theater and Performance Studies.

 

The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree, and to advanced doctoral students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than June 30, 2021.

 

Job requirements

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, and compete for Israeli and international research grants, and they 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.

 

The Hebrew University’s primary language of instruction is Hebrew. However, the possibility of teaching one or more  advanced 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 sufficiently master the language during the initial years following their appointment.

 

Qualified candidates will be invited for a job talk, an interview, and meetings with department members, either on campus or online, depending upon the general health situation.

 

For further details, please contact the Head of the Department, Dr. Diego Rotman, at: diego.rotman@mail.huji.ac.il

Additional information can also be found on the departmental website: https://theatre.huji.ac.il/

 

Candidates are requested to apply online to: Professor Michael Segal, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities

Applicants should provide:

(1) Cover letter

(2) Doctoral diploma or official confirmation of eligibility

(3) Curriculum Vitae (According to guidelinesCV form)

(4) Current list of publications (According to guidelines - List of Publication form)

(5) Statement of research and teaching plans (up to three pages and according to guidelines)

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

(7) Two representative publications

(8) Two letters of recommendation, to be submitted directly by recommender (According to guidelines)

 

Complete applications must be submitted by  September 16, 2020

:All materials should be in English, and submitted via the following system

Here

(Applications submitted not in accordance with these guidelines will not be considered)

     

The rank of each appointment will be determined according to the candidate’s qualifications.

For additional information, please contact the Office of Academic Personnel at mayabe@savion.huji.ac.il

This announcement does not constitute a commitment to accept candidates in any or all fields.

The Hebrew University is an equal opportunity employer