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THE SIMON AND RIVA SPATZ VISITING CHAIR IN JEWISH STUDIES

Dean's Office/FASS, Dalhousie University

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Jewish Studies
AOS categories Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
AOC Jewish Studies
AOC categories Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Start date Summer 2019
Job description

The SIMON AND RIVA SPATZ VISITING CHAIR FUND provides grants of $50,000 per academic year ($25,000 for a single term) to invite a professor to Dalhousie for teaching and research in the area of Jewish Studies for a one year, non-renewable term. Up to $10,000 per academic year ($5000 per term) for travel and other research expenses will also be reimbursed.  Normally, the visiting chair joins the Dalhousie community for a full academic year, teaching one course and giving one public talk in each of the two terms, but applications for one term will be considered. Interested parties are asked to secure a letter of sponsorship from the Chair or Director of the academic unit with which they want to have their primary affiliation during their stay and to provide additional attachments as noted below.

APPLICATION MATERIAL • a cover letter • a summary of research, teaching and outreach plans while at Dalhousie - five pages • a letter of sponsor from a Dalhousie Department Chairperson or School Director within the  Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences • three academic references - References should be from established scholars who are qualified to provide detailed comments on your research, scholarship and the merits of your project in relation to the mandate of the Simon and Riva Spatz Visiting Chair.  Applicants are responsible for ensuring the letters reach the committee by the deadline.

Please send complete applications in hard copy or in PDF format to: Dean’s Office, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, B3H 4R2, or  fass@dal.ca. Deadline: January 15 (If this date falls on a weekend, deadline will be the first Monday thereafter).

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How to apply
Application type Email
Email to apply
Hard deadline January 15, 2019, 11:59pm AST
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.dal.ca/faculty/arts/research/research-...
Contact name Howard Ramos
Contact email
Contact phone 902-494-1440
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Time created October 29, 2018, 9:06am EST
Scheduled expiry date January 15, 2019, 11:59pm AST
Last updated October 29, 2018, 9:06am EST
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