The Program in Judaic Studies at Brown University is seeking applications for the Hirschfeld Presidential Scholar in Comparative Studies for the 2018-2019 academic year. (Applications for one semester will also be considered.) The successful candidate will receive $50,000 for the year (or $25,000 for a semester), a health insurance subsidy, and access to university library, athletic, and computing services. She/he will be expected to participate in the regular intellectual activities of the Program and teach one course. In addition, the successful candidate will be available to meet with and advise graduate and undergraduate students, lead a faculty research seminar meeting, and give a public lecture. Only applications from senior scholars will be considered. Preference will be given to applicants who work on Jews and Judaism in the Medieval and/or Early Modern periods. We welcome applications from scholars in any academic discipline. Applications should be made at Interfolio (apply.interfolio.com/42480) and include a cover letter, the applicant’s research agenda for the year, brief descriptions of courses she/he would be prepared to teach, a CV, and a recent article or book chapter. Applicants should also arrange for two confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted at Interfolio (apply.interfolio.com/42480).Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2017. Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. For further information, contact David_Jacobson@Brown.edu.
Additional Salary Information: The successful candidate will receive $50,000 for the year (or $25,000 for a semester), a health insurance subsidy, and access to university library, athletic, and computing services.
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