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Hebrew University of Jerusalem: Visiting Professorship in Modern Polish Lit

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    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for the visiting professorship in Polish History and Culture at the Faculty of Humanities. The area of specialization for the 2020-2021 round is: Modern Polish Literature.


    – Semester-long appointment: Fall 2020 (October 2020 – January 2021) or Spring 2021 (March 2021-June 2020). The candidates should indicate their preference in their application.

    – Honorarium of $2,400 + $250 (rental subsidy) for four months.

    – Round-trip economy class air ticket from Poland to Israel

    Payment will be made in New Israeli Shekels, and may possibly be made in two installments, instead of monthly.


    – PhD-holding Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (or the Polish equivalent of these titles) in relevant fields

    – Strong research record and active participation in the field

    – Current appointment in a university or research institute in Poland.


    – Commitment to teach in English one graduate seminar on a theme related to 20th Century Polish Literature and Culture. The topic of the seminar is at the discretion of the visiting scholar.

    – Scholar commits to presenting at least one research presentation during the period of the appointment.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5:00 PM, April 23rd, 2020

    Evaluation of Applications: Applications will be evaluated by faculty appointed by the Dean. The Committee will forward its recommendation to the Dean for consideration.

    – Dean will make final decision on appointment of professorship.

    Preference will be made for applicants who have prior experience teaching in English.

    Application Format:

    All materials required for the application must be submitted in one PDF file, clearly labeled with the applicant’s name.

    The application file should be submitted electronically to Dr. Ofer Dynes ( ).

    The application file should include the following materials:

    1. Cover Letter with a statement by the applicant, outlining his or her area of expertise and discussing his or her research activity. This statement should also include candidate’s proposal for a graduate seminar.

    2. Current curriculum vitae.

    3. 2 Sample syllabi (may be submitted in Polish).

    For questions and additional information, please contact Dr. Ofer Dynes ( )

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