Cornell University, Near Eastern Studies

Program ID:Cornell-NES-POSTDOCJSPISRAEL [#27216]
Program Title: Postdoctoral Associate, Israel Studies in Jewish Studies Program, AY2024-2026
Program Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Jewish Studies
Appl Deadline:2024/03/25 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/02/22, listed until 2024/06/14)
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The Jewish Studies Program at Cornell University invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Associate in Jewish Studies, beginning July 1, 2024, with a specialization in modern Israel Studies. Discipline open. Knowledge of modern Hebrew is required, and knowledge of Arabic is highly desirable. Fellows are expected to teach two courses per year on topics within Israel studies, including one introductory-level course and one advanced seminar. The fellow will also be expected to conduct research, participate in the Jewish Studies program’s activities, and deliver a public lecture. Full consideration will be given to applications submitted by March 25. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Candidates who do not have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of application must include a letter from the committee chair or department stating that the candidate will have completed all degree requirements before the start date of the postdoc position; the actual degree conferral date can be after the appointment start date.

To apply, candidates should submit the following application materials via Academic Jobs Online position https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/program/27216 1. Information cover sheet (will be generated via your AJO account): (a) Full name and home institution (b) Date (or expected date) of Ph.D. (c) Research interest(s) (d) Referees’ names and emails 2. Cover letter 3. Curriculum vitae 4. Course proposal with sample syllabus for introductory 2000-level course 5. Course proposal with sample syllabus for upper 4000-level course 6. One writing sample [30-page limit] 7. Diversity statement [optional – submit a separate statement or embed the information into other parts of your application materials] 8. Two letters of recommendation. Please ask referees to upload their letters directly through the link provided by Academic Jobs Online.

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Salary range is currently $56,484-$80,000

Pay Ranges: The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria: • Prior relevant work or industry experience. • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position. • Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary) • Unique applicable skills


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Pay Ranges:

The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:

  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.
  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
  • Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
  • Unique applicable skills.


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Further Info:
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