Post-Docs

Applications for Judeo-Spanish Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship: 2018 - 2020

The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies at Northwestern University will co-host, with the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, a fellowship in Judeo-Spanish literature and culture. Northwestern University invites applications for a two-year position with The Sava Ranisavljevic Postdoctoral Fellowship in Judeo-Spanish Studies.    Please click here for more information about applying for this position.

 

Applications for Israel Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship: 2018 - 2020

The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies at Northwestern University invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Israel Studies.

In partnership with the Tel Aviv University, the Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies at Northwestern University invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Israel Studies to run September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2020. Applications are welcome from scholars who research any aspect of the history, culture, or society of the modern State of Israel. The Fellow will be affiliated with both the Crown Center and an appropriate disciplinary department within Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (e.g., history, political science, religious studies, sociology, etc). If appropriate, placements can be made in other units of the university. Fellows pursue a program of independent scholarship and teach two one-quarter undergraduate classes over the course of each three-quarter-long teaching year. Fellows are expected to be active participants in intellectual activities in both the Crown Center and their affiliated department and to be available for public programs in the community. Applicants with a Ph.D. (or equivalent doctoral degree) must have completed it after September 1, 2013.

Applicants without a Ph.D. (or equivalent doctoral degree) must complete all the requirements for the degree before September 1, 2018. At the time of application, the applicant must be available for the full two-year term in Evanston, Illinois, USA. The salary is $55,000. In addition, Fellows are eligible for $2000 per year to fund research and conference travel and for one round-trip airfare to Chicago. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position.

In order to ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by January 15, 2018.

Applications must include curriculum vitae, abstract of Ph.D. dissertation, statement of proposed research and teaching interests, two course outlines, and three letters of recommendation with at least one commenting on candidate's teaching capabilities. Please mail to: nutaupost@tauex.tau.ac.il. Recommenders should send their letters to the same address with the name of the applicant in the subject line of the e-mail.

Administrative questions should be directed to Joel Parker at nutaupost@tauex.tau.ac.il and/or Claire Sufrin at c-sufrin@northwestern.edu. For more information about the Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies, see http://www.jewish-israel-studies-center.northwestern.edu/. For more information about departments or programs in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern, see http://www.weinberg.northwestern.edu/departments/index.html.

AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.