Washington University of St. Louis Lecturer in Modern Hebrew - 43008 in St. Louis, Missouri

Essential Functions

The Department of Jewish, Islamic, and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at Washington University in St. Louis announces an opening in Hebrew language instruction to be filled at the rank of Lecturer beginning in the fall semester of 2019. We are seeking a professional language teacher with a serious commitment to teaching languages for academic purposes while developing pedagogical materials and incorporating technological innovations into the curriculum. This is a full-time appointment, which includes the equivalent of at least 12 credit hours of teaching per semester and other duties associated with the language program. Renewals are contingent on successful reviews.

Required Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants who have a Ph.D., but those with a Master’s degree and language teaching experience are also encouraged to apply. Native or near-native fluency in Hebrew and English, foreign language instruction experience, and an oral proficiency based approach are required.

Salary Range

Salary and rank commensurate with experience.

Applicant Special Instructions

All applications must be submitted online as a single pdf document. The document must include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy and methodology, a list of references, and sample teaching materials. Please title the single pdf document with the format Last NameFirst NameHebrewLecturerSP2019.

Applicants also should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the department at the following address:

Attn: Lecturer in Modern Hebrew Search

Washington University in St. Louis

Department of Jewish, Islamic, and Near Eastern Languages & Cultures

One Brookings Drive, CB 1121

St. Louis, MO 63130

Applications will be reviewed starting 24 February 2019.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Lecturer in Modern Hebrew - 43008

Job ID: 43008

Location: School of Arts & Sciences

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular