Indiana University Bloomington
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Available Positions in the Department

Medieval or Early Modern Jewish Civilizations (Assistant Professor)

The Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures of Indiana University invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Medieval or Early Modern Jewish Civilizations. Ph.D. or equivalent required. The successful applicant must demonstrate an excellent research record in a field or area of specialization including history, literature, or thought relating to Jews in the orbit of Islam; effective teaching; and an active professional profile. Teaching obligations will extend from introductory undergraduate courses to more specialized upper-level undergraduate courses and graduate training in the applicant's own area of research expertise.

Applications received prior to October 15, 2012 will be assured full consideration.

Applicants should send a cover letter, C.V., writing sample, and names of three referees to the mailing address below or the applications can be e-mailed to If e-mailed, please mention "Jewish Civilizations Search" in the subject line. Letters of recommendation should be sent directly by the referees to the same e-mail address or to the mailing address below.

Mailing Address for Applications:
Jewish Civilizations Search
Dept. of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Indiana University
1011 E. Third Street, Goodbody Hall Room 219
Bloomington, IN 47405-7005

Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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