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Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Judaic Studies

Franklin & Marshall College
Job Location:
Lancaster, 17604-3003

Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for the Robert F. and Patricia G. Ross Weis Professorship in Judaic Studies, a joint appointment in the Program in Judaic Studies and the Department of History. One year renewable annually for up to three years conditional upon successful annual review, beginning August 2024. The rank will be Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor depending on qualifications. This position is not eligible for employment visa sponsorship. Applicants should possess or be close to completing a doctorate in Judaic Studies, Jewish History, or related field and have demonstrated teaching experience. Area of specialization open. We are interested in candidates who can teach Modern Jewish History as well as a broad range of courses in Jewish history and cultures. The position carries a 3/2 teaching load and includes the expectation to lead and organize co-curricular events that build community with faculty, students and the broader Lancaster community. 

Candidates must submit the following items electronically via Interfolio ( a cover letter; curriculum vitae; graduate transcript(s) (unofficial copies are fine); a holistic statement on your approach to inclusive excellence in teaching, research, and student success; teaching evaluations and/or observations (if available); and one list of two reference names (NOTE: letters of reference will be solicited at a later stage, and once they are solicited referees will need to supply them within two weeks). For full consideration applications should be received by March 4, 2024.

Pursuant to cultivating an inclusive college community, the search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant. We will consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. We will also consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic success.

Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any protected characteristic. Individuals who need accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or to otherwise participate in the employment process should contact the department’s academic coordinator Tami Lantz,

Franklin and Marshall College is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. 

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