Department of Religion, Colgate University

Position ID:Colgate-Department of Religion-VAPJWSTRELG [#8885]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Hebrew Bible
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Area: Religious Studies
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2017/02/07, finished 2017/07/11, listed until 2017/08/07)
Position Description:    

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

Religion/Jewish Studies—VAP in Hebrew Bible (2-3 years) 2017

The Department of Religion and Program in Jewish Studies at Colgate University invite applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position in pre-modern Judaism beginning fall semester 2017. A third year is possible, pending departmental need. Preference will be given to scholars whose area of expertise is Hebrew Bible or early Judaism, and who have an interest in working in an interdisciplinary environment. The course load is five courses a year. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

The successful candidate will teach classes on topics relevant to the candidate’s expertise and will be expected to contribute to the “Legacies of the Ancient World” component of Colgate’s interdisciplinary Core curriculum (

A cover letter, CV, and reference letters must be submitted through Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. A review of applications will begin on March 3, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York State. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Department of Religion and the Program in Jewish Studies can be found at

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

Further Info:
Colgate University
13 Oak Dr.
306B Lawrence Hall
Hamilton, NY 13346

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