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The Leonard and
Helen R. Stulman
Program in Jewish Studies

The Johns Hopkins University
338 Mergenthaler Hall
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

Phone (410) 516-7515
Fax (410) 516-5515


The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures at Johns Hopkins
University ( is seeking applications for a two-year position for a Postdoctoral
Fellow in Yiddish Literature and Culture beginning July 1, 2014. The scholar will be expected to
teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in modern Yiddish Literature and
Culture but should also be prepared to teach Yiddish language if needed. Native or near native
fluency in Yiddish (and English) is required. The position comes with a teaching load of 1/2.
Applicants will need to have the PhD in hand by the appointment start date of July 1, 2014. All
application materials must be submitted online via Interfolio: by
March 18, 2014. The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including list of
publications), statements of research and teaching interests (no more than three pages), teaching
evaluations (if applicable), a writing sample the length of a typical research article or book
chapter, along with three confidential letters of recommendation. Inquiries (only) should be
directed to the Department Chair: Elisabeth Strowick 410-516-7509 (

The Johns Hopkins University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunities Employer and is
committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications
from, women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional
dimensions to the university's research and teaching missions.

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