Assistant Professor of Liturgy, Worship and Ritual
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion in New York announces the opening of a tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Liturgy, Worship and Ritual, to begin July 1, 2018. We seek candidates who possess a Ph.D. with expertise in Jewish liturgy, worship, and ritual, including a grounding in rabbinic literature and a familiarity with the performative aspect of Jewish prayer. Academic duties include full-time teaching in the rabbinic and cantorial schools, supervision of rabbinic and cantorial theses, student advising (academic and sermon advising), and service to the College-Institute.
HUC-JIR is in the process of developing a Center for Jewish Worship to be housed on the New York campus. The Assistant Professor of Liturgy, Worship and Ritual will be expected to be involved in the proposed Center, with the parameters of the role to be determined.
Candidates for this position should be committed to the vibrancy of the Reform movement within Klal Yisrael and desirous of serving as a role model to students in formation as Reform Jewish leaders. Rabbinic or cantorial ordination is an asset.
Queries may be directed to Dr. Andrea L. Weiss, Chair of the Search Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org). The application should be submitted electronically to Dr. Weiss at the above email address and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one or more published articles and/or chapters of a dissertation, and three letters of recommendations (which should come directly from the letter writers). The initial deadline for applications is January 10, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Queries may be directed to Dr. Andrea L. Weiss, Chair of the Search Committee (email@example.com).
|Primary Category:||Jewish History / Studies