Lecturer, Jewish Studies



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Logan, UT, US
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Overview
The Religious Studies program in the History Department at Utah State University seeks a scholar of Judaism / Jewish Studies for a full-time, continuing position as a Lecturer. This is a non-tenure track academic year appointment beginning August 2020. Area of specialization is open. This position is designed with a primary emphasis on teaching and secondary emphasis on service in the Religious Studies program, and will be located on the university’s main campus in Logan. The lecturer will be responsible for teaching eight courses per year, with 3 each in the fall and spring and 2 in the summer, in a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. In addition to upper-division courses in their area(s) of expertise, candidates must be able to teach Introduction to Religious Studies (World Religions), Introduction to Judaism, and courses that contribute to the History curriculum.



Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Responsibilities
The lecturer will be responsible for teaching eight courses per year, with 3 each in the fall and spring and 2 in the summer, in a combination of face-to-face and online instruction. In addition to upper-division courses in their area(s) of expertise, candidates must be able to teach Introduction to Religious Studies (World Religions), Introduction to Judaism, and courses that contribute to the History curriculum.

Qualifications
Eligible, candidates must have completed a doctoral degree in Religious Studies, History, or an adjacent field prior to December 1, 2019. At USU the lecturer position comes with the possibility of promotion in rank after some years of service.

Required Documents
Along with the online application, please attach:

1) CV to be uploaded to applicant profile under "Resume"

2) Cover letter to be copied and pasted into fillable form within the online application

3) List of references to be provided in the candidate profile