Job Alert: Late Antique Jewish History Tenure-track Assistant Professorship (UC-Irvine)

Job Announcement: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Late Antique Jewish History
The History Department at the University of California, Irvine, invites applications for a position in the history of Judaism in Late Antiquity. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure- track) in the Department of History. The successful candidate will contribute to the History Department’s undergraduate and graduate curriculum, as well as to the development of the Jewish Studies Program at UCI.
Candidates should submit a letter of application that describes research and teaching interests; a current CV; a statement addressing how their past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance UC Irvine's commitment to inclusive excellence; an article or book chapter not to exceed 50 pages; and three letters of recommendation.
Applications need to be submitted electronically at To ensure full consideration, applications need to be submitted by December 16, 2016.
Questions about the electronic submission procedure should be directed to Marc Kanda ( All other questions about the position should be sent to the chair of the search committee, Professor Matthias Lehmann (
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.
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