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History (Judaic Studies), Assistant/Associate Professor

Albany, NY - Posted on: Friday 09/16/16


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Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in eight schools and colleges across three campuses.

Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

Job Description:

The College of Arts and Sciences of the University at Albany seeks to hire a scholar of Judaic Studies at the Assistant or Associate Professor level who will also head the Judaic Studies Program.  The program embraces all aspects of Judaic Studies, but we have a particular interest in applicants who can address the historical context and religious studies.  All candidates will be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate students.  The Judaic Studies Program seeks to engage the broader community through public lectures and other programs. 


  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. from a university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization in hand by September 1, 2017. 
  • Applicants must show promise of a distinguished career as a scholar and teacher. 
  • Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with and instruct a culturally diverse population.

Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Assistant/Associate Professor, competitive salary with start up funds

Start Date: September 1, 2017

The closing date for receipt of applications is December 1, 2016. 

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To Apply:

Please apply online via http://albany.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=76234

Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • Cover letter that discusses research and teaching interests
  • CV
  • Evidence of teaching experience
  • Three recommendation letters*
  • Short writing sample

*Special Note: The letters of recommendation should be submitted via email to the following address: hisjobs@albany.edu.

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