Full Professor in Jewish Studies

Stanford University in California

Deadline October 31, 2014
Date Posted August 29, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Religious Studies at Stanford University invites applications and nominations in the area of the study of Jewish religion and/or thought for the Daniel E. Koshland Chair in Jewish Religion and Culture.

We seek a senior scholar of distinction in the field of Jewish Studies, with an outstanding record of research and scholarship and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and advising students at both graduate and undergraduate levels. The successful candidate may specialize in any area or period of the study of Jewish religion and/or thought.

The appointment will be at the full professor level, but scholars at the advanced associate level are also encouraged to apply.

For full consideration, applications must be received by October 31, 2014. The term of appointment would begin September 1, 2015 or as soon as practicable thereafter.

Applicants should submit a full curriculum vitae (including bibliography) with a cover letter outlining research and teaching interests through Interfolio via the following url:



Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.  It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research and teaching missions.


Please direct all enquiries concerning this position to:

Prof. Charlotte Elisheva Fonrobert

Chair, Jewish Studies Search Committee

Taube Center for Jewish Studies

450 Serra Mall, Stanford University

Bldg 360, Room 362H

Stanford, CA 94305-2190

or by email to: fonrober@stanford.edu

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://apply.interfolio.com/25820