Visiting Professorship for Israel Studies in Potsdam

The Moses Mendelssohn Centre for European Jewish Studies at Potsdam University invites applications to fill a Visiting Professorship Israel Studies for the time February 16th, 2016 till February 15th, 2017.

Rank is open. Applicants from a variety of disciplines are invited to apply, but the successful candidate should hold a Ph.D. in a field of specialization such as Jewish Studies, History, Political Science, Literature, International Studies, Cultural Studies, Sociology or Communications Studies. Fluency and undergraduate teaching experience in English and in German are essential for consideration.

The appointee will be expected to teach at least one course on a topic related to modern Israel, and should also be prepared to give lectures in the public program of the Centre for Jewish Studies Berlin-Brandenburg (Zentrum für Jüdische Studien Berlin-Brandenburg).

The appointee should have been working on a specific research project in the frame of Modern Israel Studies. This project should be introduced in the Mendelssohn Centre, and its continuation will be supported by the Centre.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, including C.V., list of publications, list of course topics being prepared to teach, and a description of currently running research/studies in the frame of Israel Studies.

Application date
15 Oct 2015
Date of residence
16 Feb 2016 to 15 Feb 2017
1 year
Europe Germany
Humanities Anthropology & Ethnology Archaeology Architecture Art & Art History Classical Studies Digital Humanities History Linguistics Literature Media Studies Music & Musicology Philosophy Religion & Theology
Required post-doc experience: 
between 0 and 99 years