Lecturer in Modern Hebrew

Illinois, United States
07 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
07 Mar 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

The University of Chicago: Humanities Division: Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

Location Chicago, IL


The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and the Humanities Division at the University of Chicago are accepting applications for a part-time Lecturer position in Modern Hebrew. This appointment begins January 1, 2020 and continues through June 30, 2020. The Lecturer will teach one course in advanced modern Hebrew in the Winter Quarter (Jan-early March) and one in the Spring Quarter (late March-mid June) to both undergraduate and graduate students.

The preferred candidate will have previous experience teaching modern Hebrew at the college level and an advanced degree in a related discipline. We seek applicants who demonstrate sufficient language proficiency for teaching modern Hebrew in a university context, e.g. through receipt of an advanced degree earned in a Hebrew-language context or through an ACTFL-certified result at the Superior level or higher. Candidates with specialized training in second language acquisition, second language pedagogy, and/or assessment are especially encouraged to apply.  

Application Instructions
To apply for this position, candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago's Academic Recruitment website at apply.interfolio.com/70877. Applicants must upload a current curriculum vitae; a cover letter of interest; a sample syllabus; and the names and contact information of three references.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled or the posting is removed. Only complete applications will be considered. The terms and conditions of employment for this position are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the University and the Service Employees International Union. The position is contingent upon budgetary approval. Please contact Amanda Young (amanday@uchicago.edu) with any questions.