McGill University Assistant Professorship in Modern Jewish History

Deadline: October 20

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Candidates with expertise in the Eastern European Jewish experience are of particular interest.” “Command of Hebrew and of the relevant languages for her/his subfield of study is essential; knowledge of French an asset.”


University of Pennsylvania Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: October 31

Length: 1 year

Comments: Theme is “The Jewish Home: Dwelling on the Domestic, the Familial, and the Lived-In.” “Relevant topics may include the history of domestic architecture and material culture, anthropological research into kinship, parenting, gender roles, and master-servant relationships; literary instantiations of the home as an object of memory and imagination; representations of Jewish domesticity in the visual arts, including theater, film, and television; the analysis of Jewish law as it relates to family life and sex; the economics of consumption and display; the ritual study of the life cycle as it plays out in domestic contexts; and urban studies that approach the home as part of neighborhoods or larger social contexts.”


University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Frankel Center for Judaic Studies 2018-19 Institute Fellowship

Deadline: October 9

Length: 1 year

Comments: Annual theme is “Sephardic Identities, Medieval and Early Modern.” Seeking scholars at all levels “working on topics related to Sephardic identities in the medieval and early modern periods, broadly conceived. Topics can include, but are not limited to, expulsion and diaspora, ghettoization and emancipation, the interactions between Sephardic and other Jewish and non-Jewish identities, the origins of Sephardic claims to exceptionalism within medieval Sephardic communities themselves, and the evolution of such notions under pressure from forced conversion and inquisition.”


Bucknell University Assistant Professorship in German Studies

Deadline: October 15

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “The successful candidate will teach courses in beginning and intermediate German, as well as courses in the target language on [post-1800] German-Jewish literature and culture. Furthermore, the successful candidate will teach courses in English on German-Jewish literature and culture.”


Clark University Visiting Assistant Professorship in Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Deadline: March 6

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The successful candidate will possess a doctorate in History, strong teaching credentials, and research publications. Applicants whose research demonstrates strong expertise on the Jewish perspective and experience of the Holocaust will be most competitive.”


Washington University of St. Louis Friedman Postdoctoral Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Deadline: February 8

Length: 1 year with possible renewal for a 2nd

Comments: “Applications will be accepted from scholars in any field of Jewish Studies.”  “Applicants must have earned the Ph.D. by the beginning of the fall semester 2017 and not earlier than 2014.”