Adjunct Hebrew Instructor

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Work type: Faculty Part-time
Department: Yeshiva College
Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY
Categories: Education/Teaching

Position Summary:      

Yeshiva University seeks adjunct instructors to teach in its online, asynchronous Hebrew language program starting in Fall of 2022. 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Depending on need and availability, instructors may teach up to 2 sections of 20 students each, per academic term.
  • Preference will be given to those who can commit to two terms (Fall and Spring) of instruction. 
  • Instructors may work remotely, and are expected to devote 7-10 hours/week to each section (105-150 hours/term).
  • Responsibilities include: interaction with students by responding to posted course work, monitoring students’ progress, and communicating with students through a variety of methods, including remote discussion groups and individual tutoring at the instructor’s discretion.
  • Instructors will be supervised by Yeshiva University’s Hebrew department, with all teaching materials provided by the program. Pay per section is $4000.  

Experience & Educational Background:

  • Candidates must have a high level of fluency in modern Israeli Hebrew.
  • An academic degree in a relevant field (master’s or equivalent preferred).
  • Record of proven success teaching in an online environment, preferably asynchronously on Canvas, and/or interest in online learning and willingness to undergo intensive training in asynchronous teaching.

About Us:       

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. 

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:           

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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