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Position in General Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Philosophy, Shalem College

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Contract type open
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Part time
Vacancies 1
Location Jerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel
Start date 1/10/2022
Job description


Job Announcement: Position in General Philosophy

The Interdisciplinary Department in Philosophy and Jewish Thought at Shalem College of Jerusalem seeks to fill a faculty position that is at least half-time (rank open) in general philosophy, beginning with the academic year 2022-2023. The candidate who is selected will join the major-time (libati) faculty of the Department, which means that she or he will teach at least half-time (four hours per term, for the full academic year). The initial appointment is for three years, and during that time the occupant of this position may not hold a major-time position at any other academic institution.

Job Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in philosophy
  • Excellence in research, including recent publications in leading peer-reviewed journals
  • Devotion to teaching and proven excellence in teaching
  • Active involvement in the academic community, including participation in conferences, etc.
  • Interdisciplinary orientation

Shalem College is an accredited, elite undergraduate institution in Jerusalem, Israel, offering a BA degree consisting of a Program in Humanistic Studies in which all students are enrolled, coupled with specialization in one of two departments: Philosophy and Jewish thought, and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. The main language of instruction is Hebrew, although a small number of courses are taught in English. Further information about Shalem College may be found at www.shalem.ac.il/en/.

In addition to research and teaching, faculty are expected to provide personalized attention to students, guiding and supervising their research and writing. In addition, faculty are involved in the academic administration of the Department and the College. The successful candidate will have demonstrated interest in and competence in fields outside of her or his area of specialization.

Please send queries and submissions by 1 December 2021 to [email protected]

How to apply
Application type Email
Submissions should include the following: 1. Personal statement (no longer than two pages) describing the candidate’s areas of intellectual interest and the questions which occupy her or him. The candidate should explain why she or he seeks to teach at Shalem College. The candidate should choose a text which she or he would like to teach at Shalem and explain briefly why that text was chosen. 2. CV, including academic publications 3. Names and email addresses of references 4. Research plans for the coming years 5. Teaching evaluations from other academic institutions if available
Web address to apply http://www.shalem.ac.il/en/
Email to apply
Hard deadline December 1, 2021, 11:59pm IST
Web address for more information http://www.shalem.ac.il/en/
Contact name prof. Menachem Kellner
Contact email
Contact phone 97225605555
Time created September 29, 2021, 6:36pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date December 1, 2021, 11:59pm IST
Expired on December 3, 2021, 12:46am IST
Last updated December 2, 2021, 10:46pm UTC
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