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The Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures of Indiana University invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Medieval or Early Modern Jewish Civilizations.  Ph.D. or equivalent required.  The successful applicant must demonstrate an excellent research record in a field or area of specialization including history, literature, or thought relating to Jews in the orbit of Islam; effective teaching; and an active professional profile.  Teaching obligations will extend from introductory undergraduate courses to more specialized upper-level undergraduate courses and graduate training in the applicant’s own area of research expertise.


Applicants should send a cover letter, C.V., writing sample, and names of three referees to the mailing address below or the applications can be e-mailed  If e-mailed, please mention “Jewish Civilizations Search” in the subject line.  Letters of recommendation should be sent directly by the referees to the same e-mail address or to the mailing address below.


Mailing Address for Applications: Jewish Civilizations Search, Dept. of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Indiana University, 1011 E. Third Street, Goodbody Hall Room 219, Bloomington IN 47405-7005.


Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.  Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications received prior to October 15, 2012 will be assured full consideration.

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