The Department of Jewish Studies, McGill University, invites applications for a tenure-track position in modern Jewish history. Candidates with expertise in the Eastern European Jewish experience are of particular interest. A strong application will provide evidence of outstanding research potential and the ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Command of Hebrew and of the relevant languages for her/his subfield of study is essential; knowledge of French an asset. Candidates should have already completed the PhD or be very near completion. Appointment is expected to be at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position start date is August 1, 2019.
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Applications and all supporting materials are accepted online only. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a complete CV, a sample of written work, descriptions of four courses that they are qualified to teach (three at the undergraduate level), and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent from the referees’ institutional email accounts, to the following website:

The deadline for applications is October 20, 2018. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the AJS meeting in Boston (December 16-18, 2018).

For more information about the Department and University, visit our web site at . Any inquiries should be addressed by email to the Chair of the Department:

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. We encourage members of equity-seeking groups to self-identify within their letter of intent in their application. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process may contact, in confidence, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies). Associate Provost Campbell can also answer questions related to equity, diversity and inclusion, or privacy concerns the candidate may have related to self-identifying. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.