POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN THE FIELD OF JEWISH LAW, THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF LAW

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THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY

FACULTY OF LAW

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF A POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

IN THE FIELD OF JEWISH LAW

IN MEMORY OF JUSTICE ZILBERG Z’L

FOR THE 2016-2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

 

The Matz Institute for Research in Jewish Law at the Faculty of Law, Hebrew University is offering a postdoctoral fellowship for the academic year 2016-2017 in the field of Jewish law.  The fellow will be expected to be in residence full-time, and to participate actively in the intellectual life of the Institute of Jewish Law, and the university.

The annual stipend will be $20,000.  The fellow will also be assigned office space in the university.

Eligible candidates from Israel or overseas must have completed their doctorate, from 2011 onward.  Candidates who research Jewish law will be considered from a variety of academic disciplines (including Jewish philosophy, history, religious studies, social sciences, and other relevant fields).

Candidates are asked to send a research proposal (up to 2 pages long), an electronic copy of their doctorate, referee reports (if available), a CV/list of publications, and letters of recommendation.

The deadline for receipt of application materials is February 15, 2016.

Candidates should email the above materials to jewishlaw@savion.huji.ac.il

Dr. Benjamin Porat

Director of the Matz Institute for Research in Jewish Law

Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University

Email: benny.porat@mail.huji.ac.il