Schusterman Center for Israel Studies Post-Doctoral Fellowship

The Schusterman Center for Israel Studies is dedicated to promoting exemplary teaching and scholarship in Israeli history, politics, culture, and society at Brandeis University and beyond. To that end, we invite applications for the Israel Institute Post-doctoral Fellowship in 2018-2019. Priority is given to candidates in Gender Studies and Economics.

Candidates teach one course per semester in Israel Studies, in the relevant Brandeis department.

The fellow is expected to be in residence at Brandeis, to participate actively in the intellectual life of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, and to present at least one public lecture. There may also be an opportunity for participation in the Summer Institute for Israel Studies.

The annual stipend is $52,500 plus a $3,000 research fund, and the position is benefits-eligible. The fellowship may be renewable for a second year.

How to apply

Apply on the website for Academic Jobs Online. They offer the option to register on the site or to simply apply directly for this position. You will be prompted for contact information and the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Project proposal
  • Two letters of recommendation (posted directly by reference writers)
  • Description of courses in Israel Studies you are qualified to teach
  • Abstract of PhD

Deadline

Applications are due by October 31. A PhD must be in hand by September 1 of that academic year with no exceptions, and may not have been received more than five years prior.

Selection Criteria

Decisions concerning applications will be made on the recommendation of the Faculty Advisory Committee of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies. We respond to applications by the end of January.

Application date
31 Oct 2017
Duration
1 year, renewable
Country
America United States New England
Discipline
Social sciences Economics Gender Studies
Required post-doc experience: 
between 0 and 9 years
Award granted
US$ 52.500 + research fund
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