Job: Tenure-Track Position in Modern Hebrew (Bucknell, apply by Jan 4, 2016)

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Modern Hebrew

Bucknell University in Pennsylvania

The Department of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics at Bucknell University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Modern Hebrew to begin August 2016. We expect to hire at the assistant professor level, but will also consider applications from exceptional candidates at a higher rank. The successful candidate will teach courses in beginning and intermediate Hebrew, as well as courses in translation on Israeli, Yiddish, and Jewish-American literature and culture. The successful candidate should show an interest in collaborating with faculty in related disciplines on a potentially team-taught course and be willing to teach a first-year, writing-intensive seminar. We seek a teacher-scholar who will be able to develop the Hebrew Language Program within the department and direct the Interdisciplinary Minor in Jewish Studies. Native or near-native fluency in Hebrew and experience teaching Hebrew at the college level are required. The successful candidate should have completed a Ph.D. in Hebrew, Judaic Studies, or related field by time of appointment and show scholarly potential in Hebrew-language literature, film, or culture. The Department of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics seeks candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusive pedagogy.

Application materials: include a CV, statements that address your experience and potential as a teacher, your scholarly interests, and three letters of recommendation. Applications are only accepted through Interfolio. For additional information and to apply, please go to The search committee will begin to screen applications on January 4, 2016, and will continue to do so until the position is filled. Questions may be addressed to Dr. James Lavine, Chair of the Search Committee, at

Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.


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