Teaching position: University of the Negev, Israel


The Department of General History,, Israel, invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning fall of 2014. The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. prior to appointment. The areas of specialization are from the Middle Ages to Modern History with an emphasis on research dealing with conversion and /or inter-religious encounters.

The successful applicant will be a member of the Center for the Study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters (I-CORE) and will receive a one-time equipment grant and an annual research grant (five years).

The successful candidate will be expected to teach in Hebrew.
The deadline for applications is 23rd April, 2014.
Applications must include the following:
•    Curriculum Vitae.
•    Outline of future research projects (2 pages)
•    Electronic copies of two articles or other writing samples.
•    Three letters of recommendation.
All materials should be sent electronically to Prof. Chaim Hames, Dept. of General History, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev: hames@exchange.bgu.ac.il

Salary and conditions will conform to Israeli University regulations. Appointment procedures will be carried out according to the rules and regulations of Ben-Gurion University and are subject to the approval of the University authorities.

The position is open to candidates without any discrimination based on gender, nationality or ethnic origins. The appointment will be based on the candidates’ qualifications and the needs of the Department. Ben-Gurion University is not obligated to appoint any of the candidates who apply for the position.


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