Polonsky Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Polonsky Academy at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute will award up to six Fellowships in the humanities or social sciences for up to five years, beginning October 1, 2019. The Fellowship offers an annual stipend of $40,000 and other benefits. Yearly renewal will be contingent upon demonstrated progress in research. Fellows are expected to be physically present at the Institute for consecutive years during the period of the award. Applications will be considered from those awarded a Ph.D. on or after October 1, 2012. The deadline for submission is January 7th, 2019.

Online applications should include the following documents in English, in separate files: statement of research plans (3-5 pages, with title); summary of your previous research (3 pages); one single-authored published article or equivalent unpublished work; curriculum vitae, including list of publications; complete contact information, including phone numbers, for three possible referees.

Outstanding candidates will be invited for interviews in mid-March, either in person or on Skype.

Application date
7 Jan 2019
Up to 5 years
Middle East Israel
Humanities Anthropology & Ethnology Archaeology Architecture Art & Art History Classical Studies Digital Humanities History Linguistics Literature Media Studies Music & Musicology Philosophy Religion & Theology Social sciences Business and Administrative Sciences Communication Sciences Demography Economics Environmental Sciences Gender Studies Geography International Relations Law Pedagogic & Education Research Political science Psychology & Cognitive Sciences Social Anthropology Sociology
Required post-doc experience: 
between 0 and 7 years
Grants available
Award granted
US$ 40.000/year