Category Archives: Jewish diaspora

Roger Williams University Assistant Professorship in American Studies and History

Deadline: February 28

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking candidates “with an area of specialization in race and race relations in the United States.”


University of California-Santa Cruz Visiting Assistant Professorship in German Literature

Deadline: March 13

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Teaching and research expertise in Goethe, Romanticism, or literature and philosophy is preferable. Research areas may also include: poetry, prose fiction and drama; critical theory; visual culture; Jewish Studies; material culture; travel; migration, diaspora, colonialism and post-colonialism; workers’ and social movements; relations between Germany and Russia / Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa, or the Middle East; gender, race and sexuality; or digital humanities”


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.”


College of St. Scholastica Assistant Professor of English, American Writers of Color Literature

Deadline: Unstated (posted on HERC 11/30)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Teaching responsibilities consist of a 3/3 load: the typical semester load would consist of a course for majors, a general education literature course, and a writing course (first-year composition or management writing).”


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.”


Princeton University Assistant Professorship in German Literature and Culture

Deadline: Original deadline 11/4; re-posted on 12/2

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We invite applications for a position, at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor, in any field of German literature and culture, including associated fields such as intellectual history, Jewish studies, and philosophy. We are especially interested in scholars whose research lies primarily before 1890.


Yale University Postdoctoral Associateship in the Study of Antisemitism

Deadline: January 16

Length: 1 year with possible renewal for 1 more

Comments: “A Ph.D. involving research centrally related to antisemitism is required, although disciplinary specialization is open.”



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”