Assistant Professor in Hebrew Bible and Israelite Religion

Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number F0944W
Role Title Assistant Professor/9-Mth
Position Title Assistant Professor in Hebrew Bible and Israelite Religion
Position Summary

The Department of Religious Studies at the College of William and Mary seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Hebrew Bible and Israelite Religion. We are seeking a colleague with a demonstrable commitment to teaching excellence whose expertise in the history and literature of the Israelite period will complement our faculty line in New Testament and Christian Origins. Particularly welcome are applicants with secondary research interests in the material culture of ancient Israel or in the cognate cultures of the ancient Near East. The normal teaching load is two courses per semester.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in an appropriate field at the time of appointment (August 10, 2018).

Preferred Qualifications


Department Religion - 3KD700
Location William & Mary
Job Open Date 08/10/2017
Review Begin Date 10/23/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Category Instructional Faculty
Special Application Instructions

Applicants must apply online at Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including statement of research and teaching interests, university transcripts, and evidence of teaching excellence. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference.

To ensure full consideration for a preliminary interview during the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature and American Academy of Religion, submit application materials by the review date, October 23, 2017. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc
  4. Other 2
Optional Documents
  1. Other 3
  2. Other 4
  3. Other 5
  4. Writing Sample