Department of Jewish Studies, McGill University

Position ID:McGill-Department of Jewish Studies-ASSISTANTPROFESSOR [#1941]
Position Title: Modern Jewish History
Position Location:Montreal, Quebec h3a2k6, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: History
Judaic Studies
Appl Deadline:2012/11/04 finished (posted 2012/09/13, listed until 2013/05/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Jewish Studies, McGill University, invites applications for a tenure-track position in modern Jewish history. Candidates with expertise in the Eastern European Jewish experience are of particular interest. A strong application will provide evidence of outstanding research potential and the ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Command of Hebrew and of the relevant languages for her/his subfield of study is essential; knowledge of French an asset. Candidates should have already completed the PhD or be very near completion. Appointment is expected to be at the rank of Assistant Professor, but appointment at a higher rank is possible under exceptional circumstances. The position start date is August 1, 2013. Applications and all supporting materials are accepted online only. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a complete CV, a sample of written work, descriptions of four courses (three at the undergraduate level) that they are qualified to teach, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent from the referees' institutional email accounts, to the following website: https://academicjobsonline.org. Review of applications will begin on November 4, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the AJS conference in Chicago (December). For more information about the Department and University, visit our web site at http://www.mcgill.ca/jewishstudies/. Any inquiries should be addressed by email to the Chair of the Department: eric.caplan@mcgill.ca . McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, women, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
http://www.mcgill.ca/jewishstudies
514-398-6544
 
Department of Jewish Studies
3438 McTavish
Montreal, QC
H3A 0E4

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