Duke University, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Position ID:Duke-AMES-POSTDOC [#16205]
Position Title: Post-Doc position in Hebrew/Israeli Culture
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Cultural Studies
Starting Date:2020/08/01
Appl Deadline:2020/04/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/03/30, finished 2020/06/29, listed until 2020/04/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina invites applications for a Post-Doc position in Hebrew/Israeli Culture that begins August 1, 2020, for a one-year appointment, with an option for a one-year extension. The appointee is expected to (a) teach three courses a year (in English), and (b) participate in scholarly events and activities in the department and in the Center for Jewish Studies. We strongly prefer applicants with a principal expertise in the following fields: cultural studies, literature, or cinema studies.

The successful candidate has completed a Ph.D. within the last two years with a strong record of research and solid preparation for or experience of teaching at the undergraduate level in Hebrew and Israeli cultures, with focus on the modern and contemporary period.

To be assured of consideration, submit an application by April 30th, 2020, consisting of: 1) a current cv; 2) a letter of application detailing research interests and activities and teaching experience; 3) a writing sample in English, no longer than 25 pages; 4) a teaching portfolio including, but not limited to, a statement of teaching philosophy, and 1-3 sample syllabi; 5) the names of three referees (the search committee will request these letters at a later stage of the search). Applications and letters of recommendation should be uploaded to Academic Jobs Online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16205). Additional information may be obtained from the Hebrew/Israeli Cultural Studies Post-Doc Search Committee at amesdept@duke.edu

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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Further Info:
2204 Erwin Road
Box 90414
Durham, NC 27708

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