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Job Summary

Seeking an individual who can serve as a Lecturer and teach four Hebrew language classes for the Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder--two in Fall 2019 and two in Spring 2020. Candidates with higher degrees (MA or PhD) will be given preference.

Who We Are

The Program in Jewish Studies is an academic, degree-granting program at the University of Colorado Boulder. Open to students of all backgrounds, Jewish and non-Jewish, PJS’s mission is to provide students with an outstanding, interdisciplinary, liberal arts education in Jewish history, literature, language, and culture. The Program fosters critical thought, engages students in professional development opportunities, and instills a keen appreciate of humankind’s interrelatedness and diversity. PJS also engages both the CU and external communities through extra-curricular programming, events, and projects aimed at furthering intellectual engagement in Jewish Studies topics. Further, the Program is deeply committed to the encouragement and development of faculty research and teaching. 

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Duties may include:
  • Teaching
    • HEBR 3010 | Third Year Modern Hebrew, First Semester | MWF 1:00PM - 1:50PM | Fall 2019 | 3 credit hours
    • HEBR 1010 | Beginning Modern Hebrew, First Semester | MWF 2:00PM - 3:10PM | Fall 2019 | 4 credit hours
    • HEBR 3020 | Third Year Modern Hebrew, Second Semester | MWF, times TBD  | Spring 2020 | 3 credit hours
    • HEBR 1020 | Beginning Modern Hebrew, Second Semester | MWF, times TBD | Spring 2020 | 4 credit hours
  • In consultation with Director of Jewish Studies and Hebrew Language Coordinator, developing course curriculum.
  • Evaluating and meeting with students and submitting grades.
* Courses are subject to cancelation due to unit’s needs, lack of enrollment, or other unanticipated occurrences. If classes are canceled, the appointment may be reduced to less than 50% or discontinued.

What You Should Know

This is a temporary 50% position. 

What We Can Offer

Salary set by University:  $4500 per class three credit class and $5000 per four credit class for a total of $19,000.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Candidates who have received a BA may apply.
  • Fluent in Hebrew.
  • Experience teaching language courses and developing curriculum.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Candidates with higher degrees (MA or PhD) will be given preference.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Evidence of Teaching Excellence
During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references and we will request letters of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses. 

Review of applications will begin on May 24, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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