Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Women and Gender Studies, University of Colorado Boulder

The Program in Jewish Studies and the Department of Women and Gender Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder invite applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level for social science candidates working on women and gender in Jewish culture, religion, or politics. Historical period is open. We are interested in candidates from the following fields: anthropology, psychology, economics, political science, geography, and sociology.  A PhD in a relevant field is required at the time of appointment. The appointment begins August 19, 2019.  The position will be fully rostered in Women and Gender Studies, with teaching split evenly between the two academic units. The successful candidate must have demonstrable strength and interest in teaching courses, including those at an introductory-level, in the areas of both Jewish Studies and Women and Gender Studies.

Application materials include:

  1. Sample of work
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Cover Letter
  4. List of references
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  6. Three references. These individuals will be contacted and asked to submit a letter of recommendation as part of your application materials. This information will be kept confidential and viewable only by the search committee.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applications are accepted electronically at https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/Assistant-Professor-Women-and-Gender-Studies-and-Jewish-Studies/13155? position number 13155. A background check will be required of the person to whom the position is offered.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ada@colorado.edu.

The University of Colorado is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment and excellent benefits.  Learn more about the University of Colorado by visiting https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers.

Please direct inquiries to the Women and Gender Studies and Jewish Studies Search Committee, Program in Jewish Studies, 122 UCB, University of Colorado, Boulder CO 80309 through email at CUJewishStudies@colorado.edu.

Author: Anna F. Bialek

Anna Bialek is an Assistant Professor of Religion and Politics at the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University.

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