Postdoctoral Fellowship in Judaic Studies at Virginia Tech

The Department of Religion and Culture at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) seeks applications for a postdoctoral fellow in Judaic Studies.

The initial appointment is for one year but is eligible for reappointment for another year, subject to departmental approval.

Research specialization is open but preference given to candidates whose work broadly intersects with other research strengths within the department.

The qualified candidate will be expected to teach 3 courses per year, including the introductory course on Jewish History and Culture and either the course on the Holocaust or the course on the State of Israel. In addition to advancing an active research program, the successful candidate will be responsible for arranging special events supported by the Judaic Studies endowment and contributing to the intellectual life of the department, the university, and/or the local community.

Ph.D. or evidence of completion by August 2016 required.

Review of applications will begin March 14 , 2016.

Application date
14 Mar 2016
1 year, renewable
America United States Mid-Atlantic
Humanities Anthropology, Ethnology and Folklore Archaeology Architecture Art & Art History Classical Studies Digital Humanities History History & Philosophy of Science Linguistics Literature Media Studies Music & Musicology Philosophy Religion & Theology
Required post-doc experience: 
between 0 and 5 years