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Position Description

The Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures (MESALC) at the University of Virginia invites applications for a part-time Lecturer in Modern Hebrew for the 2024-25 academic year.

We seek applicants with native or near-native fluency in Israeli Hebrew and experience in second-language pedagogy at the university level. Teaching responsibilities each semester include two courses in our core language sequence. A Master's degree in a field related to the areas of proposed teaching is required by the date of appointment.


Education: Master's degree required

Application Instructions

Apply at Attach the following to your application:

  • CV (please include the names and contact information for 2 people who would be
  • willing to write confidential letters of recommendation on your behalf.)
  • cover letter
  • evidence of teaching excellence (representative course syllabi, student evaluations, etc.)

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field.

Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching 'Find Jobs'.

Review of applications will begin July 5, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is August 10, 2024. Please direct any questions about the position to: Daniel Lefkowitz at

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

UVA is located in beautiful Charlottesville with easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the eastern shore and the nation's Capital. Charlottesville is one of the best places to live; outdoors, vibrant town with culture, music, restaurants, excellent schools, etc. Opportunities for excellent clinical, and laboratory-based research and teaching
pursuits working within the collegial work environment are available.

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Physical Demands

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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