Post-doctoral fellowship in Jewish studies and the Core Curriculum (Boston University)

Boston University’s Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies invites applications and nominations for a teaching and research post-doctoral position, beginning Fall 2014, in Jewish studies and the College of Arts & Sciences Core Curriculum, for a two-year term, with the possibility of renewal for one final year.

Qualifications: PhD in hand in a field related to Jewish literature and/or thought, with a strong grounding in western humanities; successful teaching experience on the undergraduate level, including the ability to teach collegiate writing; and demonstrated interest in interdisciplinary humanities curriculum.

The successful candidate will teach one course per semester in the first year, in the Core Curriculum, and two courses per semester in the second year, in both Core and the area of their Jewish Studies specialization. The fellowship carries a competitive stipend and comes with benefits and research support. Early career mentoring will be provided.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to and request that three letters of recommendation be submitted to the same site.

Application deadline is March 15, 2014. Please address any questions to Professor Michael Zank, Director, The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies, Supporting materials, unless requested by the search committee, will not be returned.

For a link to position as posted on the BU/Human Resources page go HERE.

Boston University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

About zjb

Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish thought and philosophical aesthetics.
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