SBMP Faculty

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Work type: Faculty Full-time
Department: Undergraduate Torah Studies
Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY
Categories: Education/Teaching

Position Summary:       

The SBMP program is a vibrant undergraduate Torah studies program that runs from 9am-1pm for students interested in a classic Talmud curriculum, coupled with the study of Jewish Law & Philosophy, and studying independently and under the guidance of friendly and engaging faculty.

Position Responsibilities:

  • The role of a SBMP faculty member (“Rebbe”) begins at 9am with a lecture, followed by overseeing paired study in the Beit Midrash with students from 10:20-11:35am, followed by a Talmud lecture from 11:45am-12:55pm.
  • Ability to teach Talmudic subjects at an advanced level in a way that is also interesting and relevant to students, as well topic in Jewish Law & Philosophy and Bible.
  • Spend time mentoring students and should be able to understand their specific challenges and situation.
  • Expected to be available and reachable by students after teaching hours and to coordinate shiur events and meetings with students one-on-one.
  • Attend periodic faculty meetings

Experience & Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred
  • Rabbinic Ordination
  • Experience teaching young adults

Skills & Competencies:

  • Proficient in preparing daily lectures on topics of halacha, gemara, tanach, and hashkafa.
  • Charismatic personality and able to connect well with others
  • Experience with counseling/mentoring of young adults
  • Team player and able to collaborate with colleagues

Salary Range:

$15,000 - $20,000 per semester

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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