New York University

Language Lecturer in Modern Hebrew Language

Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies
Arts and Science

The Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University (NYU) invites applications for the position of language lecturer in Modern Hebrew. The appointment will begin September 1, 2020, subject to budgetary and administrative approval. The initial appointment will be for three years, with a possibility for renewal. The ideal candidate will have a proven record of excellence in language teaching including expertise in the use of technology in language instruction, superb academic credentials, a commitment to supporting and creating diverse and inclusive classroom spaces, native or near-native fluency, and a minimum of an M.A in an appropriate area. Ability to relate to other aspects of a comprehensive program in Hebrew and Jewish Studies is essential. Opportunities exist for collaboration with the Taub Center for Israel Studies and NYU's study away site in Tel Aviv. The teaching load is three courses per semester at elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels.

Applications are due on November 1, 2019. To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and student evaluations (if available) at Within your cover letter, please discuss how your teaching can engage a diverse student population like that of NYU. More information about the department can be found at

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Last updated: 2019-10-26