Lecturer in Biblical Hebrew with further specialisation in Rabbinic Literature, Aramaic or other Cognate Area, Leo Baeck College.

LECTURER IN BIBLICAL HEBREW with further specialisation in Rabbinic Literature, Aramaic or other Cognate Areas

Leo Baeck College, based in North London, UK, is seeking to recruit a permanent Lecturer (Part-time 60%- 70%, teaching only, Open Rank) in Biblical Hebrew.  The candidate should have teaching ability in a related area, such as Aramaic (Biblical, Targumic and/or Babylonian), Rabbinic Literature (Midrash, Talmud, Traditional Bible Commentaries) or other related areas such as Jewish History or Theology. The post entails teaching Introductory Biblical Hebrew Grammar in addition to modules in the candidate’s other area of specialty.  For the right applicant this position has the potential to grow in the future depending on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.  The candidate will be an active participant in the life of the College, including membership in academic committees and administrative contributions as relevant.

Leo Baeck College is a dynamic progressive rabbinical seminary in the vibrant Jewish community of North London with good library holdings. Most students at Leo Baeck College will be pursuing academic studies leading to degrees and rabbinic ordination.

Qualifications:

Candidates must have PhD in hand by September 2018. Previous teaching experience is highly desirable.

Salary dependent on skills and experience.

The appointment will commence in September 2018.

Application deadline: 15 February, 2018. Interviews will take place the week of 12 March 2018.

Application:  Completed application form, full CV, letter of application, three references and a teaching statement focussed on the teaching of Biblical Hebrew language, should be sent to Rhona Lesner, Leo Baeck College, Sternberg Centre for Judaism, 80 East End Road, London N3 2SY.

Email: rhona.lesner@lbc.ac.uk

Enquires please telephone: 020 8349 5621

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