Course Lectureships

Fall 2018/ Winter 2019

Posting period: June 1 - 22, 2018

Deadline to Apply: June 22, 2018

Salary: $8220/course (including vacation pay).

The Department of Jewish Studies is inviting applications to teach courses in fall 2018/winter 2019. Please complete the online application form and upload required documents.For any questions, please contact shameem.mooradun [at] mcgill.ca.

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

Fall Courses and Teaching Qualification Requirements

JWST 202-001 Introduction to Jewish Music

A survey of Jewish music from the Bible to the present. Special attention is given to the Jewish and non-Jewish contexts in which the music developed.

MW (14:35 – 15:55) LEA 110

TQR

Education: Advanced academic degree, preferably PhD in music.

Experience: Extensive experience in teaching Jewish music at the academic level.

 

JWST 220D1-002 Introductory Hebrew

Language acquisition - introductory Hebrew.

TR (10:05 – 11:25) SH 680

TQR

Education: Advanced academic degree, preferably a PhD, from an Israeli university.

Experience: Extensive experience teaching Hebrew. Some experience of teaching at the academic level is a plus.

 

JWST 240-001 The Holocaust

Consideration of the history of the Holocaust and the literary, theological and cultural responses to the destruction of European Jewry.

T (14:35 - 17:25) STBIO S1/3

TQR

Education: Advanced academic degree, preferably a PhD in History of genocide and/or Eastern European Studies.

Experience: Extensive experience teaching a large class on this sensitive topic. Ability to address a large and varied groups of students; ability to conduct discussion groups and to oversee TA’s.

 

JWST 320D1-001 Intermediate Hebrew

This course is designed to integrate students at various levels into one group with the aim of improving their basic language skills and preparing them for advanced Hebrew.

TR (14:35 – 15:55) ARTS 260

TQR

Education: Advanced academic degree, preferably a PhD, from an Israeli university.

Experience: Extensive experience teaching Hebrew. Some experience of teaching at the academic level is a plus.

 

JWST 359-001 Topics in Jewish Philosophy 2

Topics in Jewish philosophy. Topic varies by year.

TR (10:05 – 11:25) EDUC 216

TQR

Education: PhD in Jewish Studies with a specialization in Philosophy

Experience: Experience teaching history of Mysticism and Kabbalah

 

JWST 377-001 Topics in Jewish Music 2

This course is the continuation of the study of one style, historical period, or geographical location of Jewish musical expression.

September 4 – December 3, 2018: TR (14:35 – 15:55) BURN 1B23

TQR

Education: Advanced academic degree, preferably PhD in music.

Experience: Extensive experience in teaching Jewish music at the academic level.

 

Winter Courses and Teaching Qualifications Requirements

JWST 220D2-002 Introductory Hebrew

Pre-requisite: JWST 220D1

T R (10:05 – 11:25)              LEA 212

TQR

Education: Advanced academic degree, preferably a PhD, from an Israeli university.

Experience: Extensive experience teaching Hebrew. Some experience of teaching at the academic level is a plus.

 

JWST 309-001 Jews in Film

An introduction to the portrayal of Jews in film from the 1920s to the present. Films to be studied will usually be based on literary texts in English, which will form part of the required study. Films in languages other than English will be subtitled.

Lecture & Screening   R (10:35 - 12:25)  PL 3475 101                  F (11:35 - 13:25)  LEA 109

Education: Advanced degree in film/ communications

Experience: Extensive experience teaching the intersection between Jewish topics and film

 

JWST 320D2-001 Intermediate Hebrew

This course is designed to integrate students at various levels into one group with the aim of improving their basic language skills and preparing them for advanced Hebrew

T R (16:05 - 17:25) LEA 110

Education: Advanced academic degree, preferably a PhD, from an Israeli University

Experience: Extensive experience teaching Hebrew. Some experience of teaching at the academic level is a plus

 

JWST 337-001 Jewish Philosophy & Thought 1

Focuses on either a period, a current of thought or the work of a thinker in the history of Jewish thought from Antiquity to the Middle Ages, paying particular attention to the relationship of Jewish thinkers to intellectual trends in their respective cultural contexts. Contemporary Muslim and Christian theologians and philosophers.

M W (10:05 - 11:25)  LEA 116

Education: Advanced degree in Jewish Studies with a specialization in Philosophy

Experience: Knowledge of Hebrew and Arabic. Extensive research in Jewish Thought