[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements--Two-Year Visiting Position in Yiddish Language and Culture

Victor Bers victor.bers at yale.edu
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Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements

Feb. 14, 2011

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Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2011 18:49:05 -0500
From: Bernard D. Cooperman <cooperma at umd.edu>
Subject: Two-Year Visiting Position in
Yiddish Language and Culture

The Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center and Program for Jewish Studies at 
the University of Maryland is pleased to announce a two-year visiting 
position in Yiddish Language and Culture.

The position carries a teaching load of five courses per year, at least 
two in Yiddish language instruction at the introductory to intermediate 
level. Other courses will reflect the area of the applicant~Rs scholarly 
expertise and research interests.

Visiting rank and salary will be assigned in accordance with previous 
experience and appointments.

The University of Maryland, College Park is a Research-I university that 
attracts a strong student body from a wide geographic area. We are proud 
of our long tradition of instruction in Yiddish language, literature, and 
culture as part of our program in Jewish Studies. Our campus and the 
Greater Washington area offer candidates a rich variety of colleagues, 
strong library holdings of Yiddish and Judaica, a wealth of scholarly 
resources, and an enthusiastic community of Yiddish devotees. .

Applicants are asked to submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae 
(resum), a list of any relevant publications, and sample syllabi from 
previous teaching contexts. Candidates who have already completed their 
Ph.D. are preferred, though applications from current doctoral candidates 
are also welcome.

For best consideration please submit materials by March 15, 2011 to

Yiddish Search Committee, Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies, University 
of Maryland, 0142 Holzapfel Hall, College Park, MD 20742.

For further information, please contact Professor Bernard Cooperman 
(cooperma at umd.edu).

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