Pluralistic Rabbinical Seminary is seeking Jewish Studies professors for adjunct course development for our rabbinical smicha program. Course materials are presented using self-guided podcast-based units, video, handouts, and outside resources. Courses we seek development for include but are not limited to:

  • Survey of Judaism, Gender & Feminism
  • Survey of Judaism & Public Administration Ethics
  • Prayer in Rabbinic Literature
  • Midrash
  • Biblical Commentary
  • Theodicy & Holocaust Theology
  • Mussar/Midot
  • Survey of Jewish Music
  • Jewish Messianism In History
  • Kabbalah
  • Mindful/Contemplative Jewish Spiritual Practice
  • Ancient Jewish Mysticism and Magic
  • Judaism and Relationships
  • Judaism and Race
  • Navigating Israel Issues In the Diaspora
  • Creating Inclusive Jewish Spaces
  • Teaching the Bible to Adult Learners
  • General Skills For Teaching/Theory of Education
  • Children’s Education
  • Special Needs Education (Adult and/or Children)
  • Survey of Curriculum Development
  • Survey of Education Administration
  • Intermediate Modern Hebrew 2, 3 & 4
  • Intermediate Ancient Hebrew 2, 3 & 4
  • Aramaic Seminars
  • Survey of Other Jewish Languages (Yiddish, Ladino, etc.)

Tagged as: academic, college, curricula development, jewish educator, judaics, professor, university

Work Remotely: yes

In addition to having formal education commensurate with the course you wish to teach, we expect our educators to:

  • Have experience developing adult educational courses
  • Comfort creating audio and video content
  • An ability to meet deadlines
  • A commitment to pluralistic expressions of Judaism
Position Start Date: February 20, 2020
Salary Range: Compensation structure will be explained in our interview
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About Pluralistic Rabbinical Seminary

The mission of Pluralistic Rabbinical Seminary is to bring the Jewish community around the world together.

Our vision is to provide the very best in practical, distance learning based rabbinical education. PRS is the only rabbinical school with a distinct focus on helping students launch innovative Jewish projects around the world. By simultaneously incubating future rabbis and future Jewish organizations, we are creating maximum benefit to Jewish life.

Our educators span the religious spectrum and we appreciate the diversity of voices we provide to our students.