The Department of Religion at Tufts University is seeking a part-time lecturer to teach Introduction to Judaism in the fall of 2023 and an additional course on Judaism in the spring of 2024 in the candidate’s area of expertise.
Introduction to Judaism is a survey course that introduces students to Judaism as a diverse textual tradition and lived religion, with a focus on beliefs, ethics, and rituals. Topics may include contemporary Jewish communities from a global perspective; Hebrew Bible; rabbinic literature; medieval and modern theology and mysticism; social forms, law, and practice. The class is scheduled to meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30-5:45pm. Expected enrollment is 30 students.
We are seeking candidates with college-level teaching experience; a Ph.D. or ABD candidate status in Religion or Judaic Studies is preferred, but those with PhDs in related fields are also encouraged to apply.
All materials are submitted via Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/126565. Applicants must submit a letter of application that includes a statement of teaching interests & experience along with the topic of the additional course they would like to teach, a CV, and a sample syllabus. The letter of application should include a statement describing the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. Please also send us the contact information for two people who might provide letters of reference.
Questions about the position may be directed to Department Administrator Jamie Gorman at Jamie.Gorman@tufts.edu. Questions about Interfolio should be directed to email@example.com or (877) 997-8807. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and meeting the University’s current COVID-19 vaccination requirements.