Applications for tenure-track

The Faculty of Humanities invites outstanding candidates to apply for tenure-track positions in the following fields:

 

Art History

 

Art History – Modern and Contemporary and/or Israeli Art

 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Art History, with a specialization in Modern and Contemporary and/or Israeli Art.

 

The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree.

 

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 will be 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.

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 campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.

 

For further details, please contact the Head of the Department, Prof. Galit Noga-Banai at: galit.nogabanai@mail.huji.ac.il

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

 

Asian Studies

 

Asian Studies Korean Studies

 

The Department of Asian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in Korean Studies Candidates specializing in all research fields within Korean Studies are welcome to apply. Preference will be given to a specialization in the premodern era.

 

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, 2022.

 

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, 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. 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 campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.

 

For further details, please contact the Head of the Department, Prof. Ronit Ricci at: ronit.ricci@mail.huji.ac.il

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

 

Bible

 

Bible – Open to all areas of specialization

 

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

 

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, 2022.

 

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 will be 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.

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 campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.

 

For further details, please contact the incoming Head of the Department, Prof. Noam Mizrahi at: noam.mizrahi@mail.huji.ac.il

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

Comparative Religion

 

Comparative Religion – Modern Christianity

 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Comparative Religion, with a specialization in Modern Christianity.

 

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, 2022.

 

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 will be 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.

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 campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.

 

For further details, please contact the Head of the Department, Dr. Eviatar Shulman at: eviatar.shulman@mail.huji.ac.il

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

English

 

English – Open to all areas of specialization

 

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

 

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, 2022.

 

Job requirements:

Responsibilities include the teaching of mandatory and elective courses according to the Department’s needs (at the B.A. and M.A. degree levels). Successful candidates will be expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants, supervise doctoral dissertations, and contribute innovative seminars to the undergraduate and the graduate programs of study. They should also 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 and communication is Hebrew. However, the language of instruction in the department is exclusively in English.

 

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

 

For further details, please contact the Head of the Department, Prof. Galia Benziman, at: galia.benziman@mail.huji.ac.il

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

 

Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry

 

Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry – History of the Jews in Muslim Countries from the 19th Century to the Present

 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry, with a specialization in history of the Jews in Muslim countries from the 19th century to the present.

 

The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree.

 

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 will be 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.

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 campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.

 

For further details, please contact the incoming Head of the Department, Prof. Ram Ben-Shalom at: ram.ben-shalom@mail.huji.ac.il

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

Musicology

Musicology – Ethnomusicology and Popular music


The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Musicology, in ethnomusicology (with a preferred specialization in Jewish, Arab, and Mediterranean musics) and welcomes applications from candidates who specialize in popular music (rock, pop, film music, and musicals) in both its global and Israeli contexts.

 

The position is open to all candidates with a Ph.D. degree.

 

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, 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. However, the possibility of teaching one or more advanced courses in English may be entertained. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they are unable to teach in Hebrew will be encouraged to master the language 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 details, please contact the chair of the department, Yossi Maurey: Yossi.maurey@mail.huji.ac.il

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

Russian and Slavic Studies

Russian and Slavic Studies History, Literature, Culture, or Politics

 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies, with a specialization in history, literature, culture or politics.

 

The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree.

 

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, 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. 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 campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.

 

For further details, please contact the Head of the Department, Prof. Alexander Kulik at: kulik@mail.huji.ac.il

Additional information can also be found on the departmental website: https://en.russian.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) Letters of acceptance for unpublished manuscripts

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

(8) Two representative publications

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

(10) Declaration Regarding relatives employed at the university (here)

 

 

Complete applications must be submitted by August 31, 2021

 

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.

 

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