Position in Yiddish Literature and Culture, Tel Aviv University

The Department of Literature at Tel Aviv University and the Faculty of the Humanities invite applications for a tenure-track position in Yiddish Literature and Culture effective from October 2017. Preference will be given to candidates whose work spans both Yiddish literature and another area of specialization.

The position requires teaching in Hebrew, a commitment to research in Yiddish studies, and a Ph.D. by the start of the appointment.

Salary and conditions will conform to Tel Aviv University regulations. Appointment procedures will be carried out according to the rules and regulations of Tel Aviv University and are subject to the approval of university authorities.

Candidates should send their applications, including a CV and samples of publications or other written work to:

Professor Hana Wirth-Nesher

The Goldreich Family Institute for Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture

Rosenberg 101D

Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv 69978, Israel

Or by email to Yiddish@post.tau.ac.il.


Three letters of recommendation from senior scholars are to be sent directly to one of these addresses.

The deadline for applications is December 1, 2016. The appointment will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and the needs of the Faculty of the Humanities at Tel Aviv University.


Prof. Hana Wirth-Nesher


Goldreich Family Institute for Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture

Tel Aviv University

Rosenberg Building 101d

Ramat Aviv 69978

Tel: +972-3-640 7805

Fax: +972-3-640 7732

E-Mail: yiddish@post.tau.ac.il