Lecturer in Language and Culture Studies and Jewish Studies

TRINITY COLLEGE’s Department of Language and Culture Studies invites applications for a renewable contract position at the Lecturer level in Modern Hebrew Language and Literature, beginning in July 2020. The Department of Language and Culture Studies offers courses in nine different languages and is committed to innovation in pedagogy across all levels of our curriculum. The successful candidate will have a record of excellence in language instruction and will be expected to teach courses at all levels of modern Hebrew, including an annual course taught in English that supports the Jewish Studies curriculum. Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching diverse undergraduate students in an interdisciplinary, liberal arts context. The Lecturer will be appointed to both the Department of Language and Culture Studies (LACS) and the Program in Jewish Studies (JWST). The teaching load is five teaching units per year, and applicants are expected to have native or near-native fluency in modern Hebrew and English. A PhD in Hebrew or related field is required.

Trinity College is a liberal arts college with approximately 2200 undergraduate students and 220 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. Our students come from diverse socioeconomic, racial, religious, and ethnic backgrounds across the US and internationally. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and we especially welcome applications from minorities, women, and other under-represented groups.


Applicants are expected to have native or near-native fluency in modern Hebrew and English. A PhD in Hebrew or related field is required.

The candidate is expected to have a PhD in hand by July 1, 2020.

This position is a 2-year renewable lecturer appointment.

Application Instructions:

Please submit a letter of application, CV, graduate transcripts, teaching evaluations, a sample of scholarly writing (no more than 20 pages), and contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of reference.  

Applicants will be asked to list contact information for reference providers, including email addresses. Once a completed dossier is submitted, automatic emails will be generated to each reference provider, directing each referee to a unique URL where they must go to upload a letter of recommendation. Applicants using Interfolio (or other dossier service) should provide the appropriate unique Interfolio email address for each reference letter writer.

All application materials are due by December 15, 2019. Skype interviews will be conducted in early February. To apply, please visit: https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/postings/2056

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