The UCL Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies invites applications for a Lectureship in Jewish-Muslim Relations, with a particular focus on contemporary Israeli and Palestinian society and culture.

The post-holder will be expected to contribute to the Department’s teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, to contribute to the running of the Department and University, and to conduct active research, leading to academic publications and to broader impact through public engagement. The post-holder will be encouraged to develop his/her individual research interests on the highest scholarly standards, as well as to apply for research funding, lead or participate in collaborative research projects, and supervise PhD students.

The UCL Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies is well known for its wide ranging research and teaching provision, and looks forward to developing this new area of research and teaching.

The successful candidate will be expected to take up the position on 1 September, 2015, or as soon as possible thereafter.

We are pleased to be able to offer this Lecturership thanks to the joint philantropic funding from the Mohamed S Farsi Foundation and the Polonsky Foundation.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will have proven ability to undertake academic research of high quality, and to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. A PhD or equivalent is essential, as well as a record of publications and knowledge of Hebrew and Arabic.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed here.

Further enquiries to the Head of Department, Professor Sacha Stern (