Category Archives: Jewish diaspora

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.”

URL: https://lsa.umich.edu/judaic/institute/applications.html

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.”

URL: http://careers.bucknell.edu/cw/en-us/job/493825/open-rank-tenure-track-in-german-studies

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.”

URL: https://rwu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=85467BD32B91973E2B2D228B5C16FD86?JOBID=81187

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”

URL: https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00422

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.”

URL: http://www2.clarku.edu/offices/hr/jobopportunities/jobsdb.cfm?id=1320&viewjob=1&grouping=F

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).”

URL: https://www.csshrjobs.com/postings/7177

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.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54278

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.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54327