Job: Max Ticktin Professor of Israel Studies (George Washington University, apply by Dec 16, 2015)

Max Ticktin Professor of Israel Studies

The George Washington University

The Program in Judaic Studies at The George Washington University invites applications and nominations for a newly endowed chair, the Max Ticktin Professor of Israel Studies, to begin in the fall semester of 2016. The field of specialization within Israel Studies is open. We encourage applications from senior scholars working on any aspect of modern Israeli politics, history, society, or culture. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach undergraduate survey courses on modern Israel, as well as more specialized graduate and upper-division seminars, and will help shape a strong Israel Studies component within the Program in Judaic Studies. While the appointment of the successful candidate will be in the department of his or her specialization, he or she will be expected to affiliate with and participate in the intellectual life of Judaic Studies.

Basic Qualifications. Applicants are required to have a doctorate and should hold the rank of associate or full professor, or a comparable position, at the time of application. Applicants should have a clear research agenda as demonstrated by publications, works in progress and/or presentations, as well as substantial evidence of scholarly and teaching excellence.

Application Procedure. Applicants must complete an online application at and upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and writing sample. In addition, please list three references. Review of applications will begin on December 16, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Only completed applications will be considered.

Employment offers are contingent pending budgetary approval and the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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