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The Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies (MESAS) and the Tam Institute for Jewish Studies (TIJS) at Emory University, Atlanta, GA invite applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in the area of History, Society, and Culture of Modern Israel, to begin Fall 2020. Applicants must have Ph.D. in hand by August 1, 2020 and should have excellent relevant language skills. Disciplinary focus is open, and the chronological parameters of the position are defined broadly to encompass both the pre- and post-1948 eras. Applicants should be able to teach survey courses in both Jewish Studies and Middle Eastern Studies as well as more specialized courses in their area of expertise. The successful applicant will demonstrate an excellent record in scholarship and an ability to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. The candidate will be expected to participate actively in the life of both the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies and the Tam Institute for Jewish Studies, and to take the lead in organizing an annual series of public scholarship events (lectures, seminars, occasional conferences) on topics related to modern Israel, for which support will be provided.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, two sample course syllabi, a writing sample, and a statement in which the candidate reflects upon his or her experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds. Candidates should request three recommenders to submit letters on their behalf. All application materials should be submitted via Inter folio: apply.interfolio.com/65682
We will start reviewing applications October 11, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration.
Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.