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Three Faculty Positions in Jewish Studies

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is excited to announce three faculty recruitments to promote a deeper understanding of Jewish history, culture and thought.  The appointments will serve an institutional ambition to expand interdisciplinary collaborations and international connections and will be able to count on the resources of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies for developing research projects, public programming and new courses:


Assistant Professor in Medieval/Early Modern Jewish History

The Department of History (, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Medieval/Early Modern Jewish History. Applicants who work on Jewish history in the Mediterranean world, Europe, and/or Islamicate lands are especially welcome.


Assistant Professor in East European Jewish Studies

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures ( invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in East European Jewish Studies. Native or near-native competence in English and at least one East European language required. The area of specialization is open; candidates with expertise in Yiddish and related East European literature, culture, film, or other media are particularly welcome to apply.


Assistant Professor in Women’s and Gender Studies

The Department of Women’s and Gender Studies ( invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor whose research and teaching focus on Women’s and Gender Studies and Jewish History and Culture.


Please see for further details:


The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or status as a protected veteran.

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