Modern Hebrew Lecturer at Indiana University-Bloomington (posted 11.09.12)
The Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program at Indiana University -Bloomington invites applications for a non-tenure track, full-time position, for a Hebrew Lecturer. The Hebrew lecturer will teach 3 courses of Modern Hebrew each semester, at one or more Hebrew levels, under the supervision of the director of the Hebrew language program, and following the innovative curriculum and texts in use in the language program. This position will begin on August 1st, 2013. This position is for a three year initial appointment with subsequent renewal subject to performance, funding and programmatic needs.
The successful candidate should possess fluency in Hebrew and should be a team-player. The successful candidate should have prior teaching experience, having taught the Hebrew language using the Hebrew-in-Hebrew approach, under the communicative approach to language teaching. The successful candidate should be comfortable working with media and audiovisual technology in the classroom. Some experience in developing successful teaching materials for teaching Hebrew is preferred. An M.A. degree in a related field is preferred.
To apply for this position please submit the following: a cover letter, an updated CV, teaching evaluations, a teaching statement in Hebrew that explains your teaching goals and philosophy, samples of teaching materials and lesson plans, and the names of three referees. Applicants should ask the referees to send letters directly to the committee. If available, please also include a link to a teaching video or a teaching DVD for one of your Hebrew classes.
Full consideration will be given to applications submitted by Friday, January 18, 2013. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Please submit materials electronically to the following address:
Attn: Ayelet Weiss
Applications may also be mailed to:
Hebrew Language Program Director
Borns Jewish Studies Program
Goodbody Hall Rm. 326
1011 E. Third St
Bloomington, IN 47405-7005
Email: ayweiss at indiana dot edu
Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women.