Friday, November 06, 2020

HB/ANE job at Brandeis

ACADEMICJOBSONLINE: Brandeis University, Near Eastern and Judaic Studies.
Position ID: Brandeis-NEJS-ASST [#17461]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map]
Subject Area: Hebrew Bible
Appl Deadline: 2020/12/11 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/11/04, listed until 2021/05/04)
Position Description:

Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible

The Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible in the historical and textual context of the ancient Near East. A candidate will have command of relevant philological and critical approaches to the text as well as of pertinent languages and literatures of the ancient Near East used in biblical study. Knowledge of post-biblical exegetical literature and theoretical approaches used in the Humanities as well as an ability to build connections with other areas of the department are also desirable. The Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies offers a variety of courses in the religion, literature, history, and culture of the ancient Near East, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including biblical Hebrew text courses, and to supervise MA and PhD students. Only applicants with the Ph.D., or who expect to have the Ph.D. by August 2021, will be considered. Pending budgetary approval, employment will begin July 1, 2021.


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