Posted on: 1 February, 2019
Application deadline: February 15, 2019

Mellon Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Mellon Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies

Vanderbilt University

Deadline: Feb 15, 2019 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Programs in Jewish Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies at Vanderbilt University invite applications for the position of Mellon Assistant Professor of Women, Gender, and Judaism beginning in the 2019 fall semester. This is a non-tenure-track position with a 3-year appointment. We are seeking a scholar working on women and Judaism in global or transnational contexts from a comparative perspective, in a range of fields including, but not limited to, anthropology, religious studies, and political science.

The successful candidate will have a strong research agenda in Jewish Studies and women and/or gender, and/or sexuality.  PhD required; teaching experience preferred.  In addition, in accordance with Mellon Foundation guidelines, applicants must have received the Ph.D. no more than four years from the start of the position. Teaching load 2/2. For more information on our programs, please visit the program websites at

Applications, including cover letter, CV, writing sample, teaching philosophy (and evidence of effectiveness), and three letters of reference should be submitted.  Review of applications will begin on February 15.2019.