Distinguished Full Professor in American Jewish Studies Search

The Effron Center for the Study of America at Princeton University seeks distinguished candidates for a full professorship in American Jewish Studies. The successful candidate may work on any scholarly area that engages with Jewish life in the United States. The time period and field of specialization are open, but the search will prioritize scholars who can enhance the strengths of the Effron Center for the Study of America, an interdisciplinary, collaborative, and integrated hub of teaching and scholarship. We encourage candidates from anthropology, art and archaeology, film and media studies, gender & sexuality studies, history, politics, religion, sociology, and comparative race and ethnicity, and transnational approaches to American Studies, among other fields. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated history of success or the potential for success in interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching and a commitment to teaching and publishing in American Jewish Studies.

Review of files will begin November 1.  Interested candidates should apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/27593 with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample that best represents your work. Applicants should also provide contact information for at least three recommenders as part of the online application process, however letters will not be solicited until final stages.

Princeton is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. These positions are subject to the University’s background check policy. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


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