Associate or Full Professor sought for Endowed Chair in Studies in Ancient Jewish Civilizations at UC/San Diego

The Department of History (http://history.ucsd.edu) at UC San Diego is pleased to announce a search for the Endowed Chair in Studies in Ancient Jewish Civilizations and concurrent tenured appointment at the full or associate professor level in the Department of History. Scholars whose research focuses on the Second Temple period, the Rabbinic period, and Jewish interactions with the Hellenic world are particularly encouraged to apply. Income derived from the Chair’s endowment will be available for the support of research and related scholarly and teaching activities. The successful candidate will join UC San Diego’s cohort of Endowed Chairs specializing in Greek History and Jewish Studies and will help enhance the department’s gathering strength in the History of the Ancient Mediterranean. The successful candidate for this tenured position must have a Ph.D. in History or a related field at the time of appointment on July 1, 2018.

Recruitment Period Open date: August 30th, 2017
Next review date: November 1st, 2017
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: March 1st, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Interest: Ancient Jewish History
Academic Title: Associate or Full Professor – Endowed Chair in Studies in Ancient Jewish Civilizations

The preferred candidate will have demonstrated strong leadership and a commitment to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in an academic setting. He or she will also have experience in institutional program building.

Proof of authorization to work in the U.S. will be required prior to employment (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986). For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program website at: (http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/aps/partneropp/index.html).

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Applications, including a cover letter, statement of research agenda, and curriculum vitae will be accepted electronically at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01502. Three letters of recommendation should be uploaded electronically by the letter writers. Applicants should include in their cover letter a personal statement briefly summarizing their research interests, teaching experience, and leadership efforts. They should also include a separate personal statement summarizing their experience and leadership contributions in the arena of equity and diversity see: (http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp) for further information.

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

JOB LOCATION: San Diego, CA

DOCUMENTS
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter - Applicants should include in their cover letter a personal statement summarizing their research interests, teaching experience, and leadership efforts.
Statement of Research Agenda
Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information at: http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html .
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Misc/Additional (Optional)

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