Tenure-Track Position in Literatures in English


The Department of English at the University of Haifa, Israel, invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track position to begin in October 2023 or 2024, depending on the search process and budgetary approval.

We welcome applications in all fields, periods, and approaches to English Literature. Candidates with additional expertise in one or more of the following fields – Poetry and Poetics, Translation, Comparative Literature, Modernism, Environmental Studies, Gender and Sexuality, and Digital Humanities – are particularly encouraged to apply. 

The English Department and the University of Haifa boast a roster of internationally renowned researchers, and the most diverse student body of any university in Israel, providing opportunities for academics at all stages of their careers to participate in its dynamic scholarly and pedagogical life. 

The successful candidate will be expected to teach four courses per year. The language of instruction in the department is English, but a working or rudimentary knowledge of Hebrew is beneficial.


Candidates holding a PhD with relevant teaching experience and a strong publication record are invited to apply. 

Priority will be given to applicants eligible for the Alon and Maof Fellowships, which are awarded by the Israeli Council for Higher Education to outstanding tenure-track faculty eligible for or holding Israeli citizenship or permanent residency.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit a cover letter, a CV (including the names of three referees) and a statement of research interests via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/108636)

Further queries about the post and the fellowships may be addressed to Dr. Ayelet Ben-Yishai (abenyishai@research.haifa.ac.il).

Review of applications will begin on October 2, 2022.

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