Assistant Professor, Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, NYU Arts & Science job with New York University Arts and Sciences

Assistant professor
Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies
New York University Arts and Sciences

The Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University is calling for applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position specializing in any aspect of Jewish history from the 8th to 18th centuries. The appointment will begin on September 1, 2022, pending administrative and budgetary approval. The nominee must have completed all doctoral requirements by February 15, 2022. All applicants must teach two courses per semester, an undergraduate and a graduate.

The application deadline is January 1, 2022. Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a description of research and teaching interests, a sample program and either (a) a completed thesis manuscript or (b) a approved thesis prospectus as well as all chapters completed to date. . Three academic recommendation letters must be submitted for the candidate directly on Interfolio. Diversity is an important part of NYU’s mission; in your application letter, briefly describe how diversity is part of your pedagogy and, if applicable, of your research. Information on NYU’s diversity and inclusion statements can be found at

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Inquiries about the position can be directed to the Chair of the Research Committee, Professor Elisha Russ-Fishbane: [email protected].

NYU’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences is at the heart of a premier research university that spans the globe. We are looking for academics of the highest caliber who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities and other under-represented people in the profession, regardless of color, beliefs, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and their gender identity, or any other legally protected basis. . NYU is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and affirms the value of different perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the broadest reach. To learn more about the arts and sciences’ commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, visit

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