Assistant Professor of Israel Studies
This position is one of three cluster hires in Israel Studies and the successful candidate will be a member of both the Judaic Studies Department and the Institute for Israel Studies. This position is affiliated with the Citizenship, Rights, and Cultural Belonging Transdisciplinary Area of Excellence (see http://www.binghamton.edu/tae/) and two members of the TAE Steering Committee will be part of the search committee. Area of Specialization: Modern Israel (including the Ottoman and Mandate periods). A historical perspective is preferred. Areas of competence: Open but teaching one or more courses about Israeli state and society is expected. Comparative approaches are encouraged.
Requirements: A successful candidate will have a strong research program. Teaching experience preferred. Ph.D. in hand by 01 September 2015 is expected.
Required application materials include a cover letter, CV, a research statement, a brief writing sample (no longer than a paper or chapter), a teaching statement that focuses on pedagogy, 2 sample syllabi, and 3 letters of reference. Applicants should submit their materials through Interview Exchange. Applications received by 06 October, 2014 will be guaranteed full consideration, but the search will continue until the position is filled.