[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements--Lectureship in Yiddish, University of Michigan

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Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements

March 20, 2012

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Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 20:58:38 +0000
From: "Norich, Anita" norich at umich.edu
Subject: U Michigan seems Lecturer in Yiddish

The Frankel Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan 
invites applications for a full-time (100% effort) Lecturer I position. 
The appointment is for up to three years (with the possibility of 
renewal), beginning September 1, 2012 and ending in April of the 
identified year.  The Lecturer will be expected to teach six courses per 
academic year with the focus on teaching Yiddish language courses in 
Judaic Studies to undergraduate and graduate students.  Up to two courses 
may be on some aspect of Yiddish culture in English translation.  This 
appointment is benefits eligible. Application Deadline:  March 30, 2012. 
We anticipate extending an offer to the successful candidate by April 30, 

Applicants must have native or near-native proficiency in Yiddish, be 
capable of teaching language courses from beginning to advanced, and have 
some pedagogic experience.  Ann Arbor has become a major center for 
Yiddish Studies and we seek someone who can complement faculty offerings 
in Yiddish literature, culture, history. The candidate must demonstrate 
complete proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking Yiddish.  Prior 
teaching experience is a high priority.

To apply, send an application letter explaining your qualifications and 
teaching experience, a current CV, evidence of teaching excellence, and a 
letter of recommendation and a second reference name, phone, and address 

Administrative Secretary, Frankel Center for Judaic Studies
University of Michigan
202 S. Thayer St., Suite 2111
Ann Arbor, MI  48104-1608

Anita Norich
Professor of English and Judaic Studies
3074 Tisch Hall
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1003


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