JOB: Position in Yiddish Culture and/or Literature, University of Maryland

University of Maryland - College Park, Meyerhoff Center of Jewish Studies: Position in Yiddish Culture and/or Literature

Institution Type:  College / University
Location:  Maryland, United States
Position:  Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor,
Instructor, Lecturer

The Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center and Program of Jewish Studies at the University of Maryland is very pleased to announce a one year visiting position in Yiddish Culture and/or Literature. The position carries a teaching load of four courses per year, at least two of which must be in Yiddish language instruction at the introductory to intermediate level. The additional courses may be in an area of the faculty member's expertise. Applicants should be interested and capable of participating in online/blended learning course development. PhD in hand is preferred, as is Yiddish teaching experience.

Visiting rank will be commensurate with previous experience and appointments. 

Applicants should submit a letter of application and CV  and solicit three letters of recommendation.


Application materials should be sent via email to
or by snailmail to
Yiddish Search Committee
Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies
University of Maryland
0142 Holzapfel Hall
College Park, MD 20742

For best consideration materials should be submitted by May 18, 2013.

Primary Category:Jewish History / Studies
Secondary Categories:None
Posting Date:05/03/2013
Closing Date05/22/2013