Category Archives: Jewish Studies

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.”


Duke University Perilman Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Deadline: January 15

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The Fellowship may be used for post-doctoral studies (Ph.D. received within last three years) in any field of Jewish Studies.”


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.”


University of Florida Shorstein Assistant/Associate Professorship in American Jewish Culture and Society

Deadline: February 1

Length: Apparently tenure-track

Comments: “Although the position is open to anyone with demonstrated excellence in research and teaching on the subject of American Jewry, our preference is for candidates within the social sciences.”


University of Chicago Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Social Sciences

Deadline: January 17

Length: 2 years

Comments: Seeking “junior scholars who engage issues of race and/or ethnicity within established social sciences disciplines or emergent disciplines such as Ethnic and Racial Studies, American Studies, Latina/o Studies, African American Studies, Asian American Studies, Native American Studies, Human Rights, or Justice Studies. This search is division-wide. Successful candidates will be appointed in one of the following departments: Anthropology, Economics, History, Comparative Human Development, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.


Youngstown State University Assistant Professorship in Early Modern/Modern Europe/Directorship of Judaic and Holocaust Studies

Deadline: Open until filled

Length: Unstated — probably tenure-track

Comments: “Will serve as director of Judaic and Holocaust Studies [and] teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in relevant fields: Jewish History, Early Modern and/or Modern Europe”