Assistant Professor, Israel Studies, Portland State University
The Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies at Portland State University invites applications for the Rabbi Joshua Stampfer Professorship in Israel Studies, a tenure-track assistant professorship to begin in fall 2012. Specialization is open and PhD required. The successful candidate will bring intellectual passion and scholarly expertise in Israeli history, culture, society, philosophy, and/or politics within the wider contexts of Jewish history and civilization; add curricular strength to a growing Judaic Studies program; and enjoy interacting professionally with a diverse range of students, academic programs, and community groups.
Applicants should submit a detailed letter of interest, curriculum vitae, sample syllabus, and three letters of reference to: Prof. Michael Weingrad, Academic Director, The Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies, Portland State University, Post Office Box 751, Portland, Oregon 97207-0751. Materials may also be e-mailed as Word attachments or pdf files to Michael Weingrad.
Correspondence will primarily be conducted by email. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 10, 2011 and initial interviews conducted at the Association for Jewish Studies conference in Washington, D.C. The position will remain open until filled.
Portland State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution and welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity.