Friday, September 19, 2008

Posts at Shalem College

[Very interesting initiative! JTL]

The Shalem Center, a Jerusalem research and educational institute, is applying to open Israel’s first liberal arts college. Shalem College will be a small, competitive institution of higher learning aimed at preparing highly qualified Israeli and foreign students for a life of service. It will offer a 4-year B.A. based on a broad core curriculum including studies in philosophy, political theory, history, economics, Bible and Jewish tradition, Middle East studies, literature and science. Students will choose among several majors.

The Center invites applications for the position of:

• Chairman, Economics Department

• Chairman, Department of Philosophy, Political Theory
and Religion (PPR)

• Chairman, Department of Middle East Studies

The Department Chairman will be responsible for all educational and administrative aspects of operating the department.
A qualified candidate should have a record of academic achievement, a commitment to undergraduate education, experience in academic administration, and an ability to supervise and mentor a diverse faculty and exceptionally capable students.
Additional information is available at

Interested candidates should send a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Marion Jacobs, V.P. for Human Resources, at Mailing address: 13 Yehoshua Bin-Nun St., Jerusalem 93102, Israel.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.