Faculty Openings

Hebrew Language Lecturer

The Department of Middle Eastern South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University announces an opening in Hebrew language to be filled at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline, beginning July 1, 2015. We are seeking a professional language teacher who is committed to teaching languages for academic purposes. This is a full-time appointment with multi-year renewals contingent on successful reviews.

A Ph.D. in Hebrew is preferred, but those with a Master's degree andconsiderable language teaching experience are encouraged to apply.Salary and rank commensurate with experience.

We are seeking a professional language teacher with a serious commitment to developing pedagogical materials and incorporating technological innovations into the curriculum. Responsibilities will include teaching 6 courses per year and performing other duties for the Hebrew language program such as curriculum development and language placement.

Native or near-native fluency in Hebrew and English, foreign language instruction experience, and an oral proficiency based approach are required.

All applications must be submitted online and must include a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy and methodology, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations and sample teaching materials.

For more information and to apply, please visit our online site

The review of applications will begin November 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Assistant Professor Modern South Asia Studies

The Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University seeks to fill a position in modern South Asian Studies (1800 to the present). We seek a scholar working in the humanities, particularly in literary culture, visual culture, or intellectual history. Demonstrated research expertise in at least one South Asian language is required. The successful candidate will have broad intellectual interests and a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education, and will show the potential to contribute to new departmental initiatives. Participation in the Columbia College Core Curriculum will be expected. The appointment at the rank of assistant professor will begin July 1, 2015.

Applicants should submit a c.v., cover letter, dissertation abstract, representative sample of scholarship, and a sample course syllabus. They should also arrange to have three referees submit letters of recommendation. The review of applications will begin October 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

For more information and to apply, please visit our online site.   

Contact Academic Department Administrator, Jessica Rechtschaffer with any questions.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer