Jobs: Modern Hebrew Lecturer at Indiana University Bloomington

Modern Hebrew Lecturer at Indiana University Bloomington

The Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a non-tenure track, full-time position, for a Hebrew Lecturer to join its Hebrew Language Program, one of the largest, most successful and most professional Hebrew language programs in the US.

The Hebrew Lecturer will teach 3 courses of Modern Hebrew each semester, at one or more Hebrew levels, under the supervision of the director of the Hebrew language program, and following the curriculum and materials in use by the language program. This position will begin on August 1st, 2015. This position is for a one to three year initial appointment, with subsequent renewal, subject to satisfactory performance and programmatic needs.

The successful candidate should possess native fluency in Modern Hebrew, and be a team-player. The successful candidate should have prior teaching experience at the college level, having taught the Hebrew language using the Hebrew-in-Hebrew approach, under the communicative approach to language teaching, and be comfortable using modern technology in preparing teaching materials as well as in the classroom. An M.A. in a related field or an equivalent academic status is required. Knowledge of and experience in the teaching of Biblical Hebrew to English speaking students would be an advantage, but is not a requirement.

To apply for this position please submit the following:  a cover letter, an updated CV, a teaching statement in Hebrew outlining your teaching goals and teaching philosophy, and the names and email addresses of three referees (preferably to include one from a supervisor and one from a teaching colleague). Consideration of applications will begin on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application electronically at:  For additional information on the Borns Jewish Studies Program, please see Questions regarding the application process or the application can be directed to the Hebrew Search Committee at , or to:  Hebrew Lecturer Search, Borns Jewish Studies Program, Indiana University, Goodbody Hall Room 326, 1011 E. Third Street, Bloomington, IN 47405-7005.


Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.


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