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Visiting Scholar in Jewish Studies (Modern Period)
Indiana University Bloomington for 2018-19 Academic Year

The Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program at Indiana University invites applications for a Visiting Scholar for the 2018-19 academic year. The Visiting Scholar will be expected to teach the 200 level course “Introduction to Jewish History: From Spanish Expulsion to the Present” in Spring 2019 (a core course for our Jewish Studies major), and two additional courses of interest to Jewish Studies students in fall 2018/spring 2019. The position provides a stipend of $42,500 plus health benefits. The successful applicant will also be able to apply for some research funding from the program. Ph.D. in Jewish Studies or a related field is desirable, but suitable ABD candidates will also be considered.

To apply for this position, please submit the following: 1. A cover letter addressing your research agenda for the year, your aptitude and experience in Jewish studies teaching, your approach to teaching “Introduction to Jewish History: From Spanish Expulsion to the Present,” and other Jewish Studies courses you might be interested in teaching; 2. An updated curriculum vitae; and 3. Three letters of reference.

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application electronically at: For additional information on the Borns Jewish Studies Program, please see Questions regarding the application process or the application can be directed to: Visiting Scholar Position, Borns Jewish Studies Program, Indiana University, Global & International Studies Building, 355 N. Jordan Avenue, Room 4004A, Bloomington, IN 47405-1105, or via email to: with the subject line “Visiting Scholar Position.”

Consideration of applications will begin on April 9, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.