Lecturer of Hebrew

The Department of Modem Languages and Literatures in the College of Arts and Sciences at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) invites applications for the full-time lecturer position in Modern Hebrew beginning August 2023. The position is a non-tenured annual appointment, renewable in one-year increments every five years.

The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester from four sections of elementary and intermediate Hebrew language, two advanced conversation courses, and possibly an independent study which the lecturer may design.

Candidates must have an M.A. degree (minimum), experience in undergraduate language teaching; native command of Hebrew and English; enthusiasm and ideas to develop an interest in studying Modern Hebrew at CWRU.

The DMLL offers undergraduate majors and minors in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, and Spanish; minors in Italian and Russian; and courses in Arabic and Portuguese. Courses in Hebrew language, culture, and literature will soon be added to the curriculum. The department is associated with interdisciplinary programs in World Literature, Women’s and Gender Studies, Ethnic Studies, International Studies, and Judaic Studies. Department faculty lead short-term study abroad programs in Cuba, France, Japan, Jordan, Italy, Spain, and Taiwan. The department has also developed specialized language courses for the professions: health, business, law, engineering, and diplomacy.  

Interested candidates should apply and submit the following materials through Interfolio at: apply.interfolio.com/120949

1.  Cover letter of application that addresses qualifications for this teaching position
2.  Curriculum Vitae
3.  One-page diversity statement that explains how diversity, equity, and inclusion inform your past and/or future teaching and professional experience
4.  Contact information for three references

If you have any questions, please email Department Assistant, Desirée Perry (desiree.perry@case.edu) in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.

The search will remain open until the position is filled, but applications received by March 30, 2023 will be given priority consideration.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. As a recipient of the national Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award for the past ten years, CWRU has been recognized nationally as a leader in advancing equity and inclusivity. The university and the College of Arts & Sciences at CWRU are committed to creating an inclusive community where all are welcome, valued and heard. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216.368.3066 to request a reasonable accommodation.



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