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Mon Jan 8 2001

Jobs: Hebrew Teacher, U of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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  1. Elabbas Benmamoun, Hebrew Teacher at U of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

Message 1: Hebrew Teacher at U of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

Date: Sat, 23 Dec 2000 19:07:38 -0600
From: Elabbas Benmamoun <>
Subject: Hebrew Teacher at U of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

Opening for a Hebrew Teacher at the University of Illinois at

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign is seeking a full time Hebrew instructor beginning
August 2001. Following a one-year probationary period, the
appointment may be extended for three more years, then renewable on a
regular basis thereafter subject to a review of performance every
three years.

Candidates should have a native, or native-like, fluency in Modern
Hebrew, and should have an academic background (at least a BA) in
Hebrew Language, Hebrew Literature, Linguistics, or other related
fields. Candidates should have at least two-years experience of
teaching Hebrew in an academic setting, preferably to students who are
not native speakers of Hebrew. Salary is commensurate with experience
and qualifications.

Regular duties of the instructor are (1) teaching three sections of
Hebrew each semester, (2) maintaining regular office hours for student
advising, and (3) participating in the cultural activities of the
Hebrew Program. The instructor reports to the Director of the Hebrew

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume to
the following address:

 The Hebrew Instructor Search Committee Chair
 Department of Linguistics
 University of Illinois
 4088 Foreign Language Building
 707 S. Mathews
 Urbana, IL 61801

Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to
be sent directly to the above address. A list of the referees from
whom letters were requested, including their e-mail addresses and
telephone numbers should be included with the application. Materials
reflecting past teaching experience such as syllabi and teaching
evaluations would be helpful.

For full consideration, application materials should reach us no later
than February 28, 2001.

Inquiries about this instructorship and about the Hebrew program at
the University of Illinois should be sent to Rina Donchin, Director of
the Hebrew Program, at the above address. E-mail address is; for telephone inquiries, call (217) 244-3056.

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity
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