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Mandel Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities and Jewish Studies for 2019–2022

Mandel Scholion Interdisciplinary Research Center in the Humanities and Jewish Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 2
Location Remote work
Organization based in Jerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel
Start date October 2019
Job description
  • The Mandel Fellowships are intended for scholars, from Israel and abroad, who have shown exceptional excellence, depth, and originality, and whose research may enrich academic and cultural discourse.
  • Applications will be accepted from candidates who completed their doctoral degrees no earlier than October 1, 2014. Candidates who have not yet completed their degrees may apply if they have submitted their dissertations by September 2, 2018. If awarded the fellowship, their acceptance will be conditional upon approval of their doctoral degrees by April 1, 2019.
  • Mandel Scholars engage in research in optimal conditions and teach one annual course (2 hours per week). Teaching in English is possible.
  • Mandel Scholars receive approximately 150,000 NIS per year in addition to a research budget.
  • The fellowship is for three years, beginning October 1, 2019. There is an option for a two- or one-year tenure.
  • Scholars are selected on a competitive basis with no preference for a specific field of study in the humanities or Jewish studies.
How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Applicants must submit: 1. Online application form 2. Curriculum vitae – up to two pages 3. List of publications 4. Statement of purpose – Please describe, in up to two pages, your academic research goals and intentions for the next couple of years. In your statement, please explain, inter alia, the relationship of your project to your doctoral work and whether it is feasible to pursue it in Jerusalem. 5. Academic writing – Please upload an academic publication or writing sample, up to thirty pages long. 6. Dissertation abstract – up to two pages 7. Two letters of recommendation – Please ask two scholars who know you and your work to submit letters of recommendation, by Sept. 2, according to the guidelines and instructions given on the online system.
Web address to apply https://scholarships.ekmd.huji.ac.il
Email to apply
Hard deadline September 2, 2018, 11:59pm IST
Contact
Web address for more information https://en.scholion.huji.ac.il
Contact name Mandel Scholion Research Center
Contact email
Contact phone +972-2-5881279
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Time created June 20, 2018, 1:28pm EST
Scheduled expiry date September 2, 2018, 11:59pm IST
Last updated June 20, 2018, 1:28pm EST
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