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Location: Bowling Green, Kentucky
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The Department of History at Western Kentucky University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position in Jewish Studies to begin August 2023. This position is currently a two-year appointment; however, it has the potential to become a regular ongoing appointment. The successful candidate will offer courses in History and/or Religious Studies, or other courses in any of the department's several programs. The department offers undergraduate majors in History, Social Studies, Legal Studies, Religious Studies, and Asian Religions and Cultures and minors in African American Studies, Latin American Studies, History, Legal Studies, Religious Studies, and Asian Studies. It also offers an M.A. in History. The successful candidate will help to organize programming and work with the university's Jewish student organization. Ideal candidates will have teaching experience.
Candidates for the position must be ABD or have a recent PhD in History, Jewish Studies, Religious Studies, or a related field.
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
Western Kentucky University (WKU) is committed to a policy and practice of providing equal employment and educational opportunities to all individuals. In accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, no form of discrimination or harassment will be tolerated at WKU on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, age, uniformed services, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or physical or mental disability in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices.
Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify the office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services (EEO). To request an accommodation, report/express a complaint, or ask questions regarding WKU's Discrimination and Harassment Policy (#0.2040), please contact Mr. Joshua Hayes, EEO Director/Title IX Investigator/University ADA Coordinator, via email at email@example.com or by phone at (270) 745-5121.
The University is also required to investigate complaints of sex and gender-based harassment, also a form of discrimination, and has designated the Title IX Coordinator as the individual responsible for coordinating the investigation and response to such complaints. The Title IX Coordinator for the University is Ms. Ena Demir, who can be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (270) 745-6867. Additional information regarding Title IX is accessible via WKU's https://www.wku.edu/titleix/ website.
Information concerning educational programs offered by WKU are provided at: http://www.wku.edu/atwku/academics.php