FEATURED JOB: Postdoctoral Associate, Boston University Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies

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Boston University Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies

Postdoctoral Associate


The Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies at Boston University invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Associate in Jewish Studies. 

This fellowship is open to scholars in all fields of Jewish Studies.  

The Fellowship provides a stipend of $56,000 per year. The Fellow will be expected to be in residence, conduct research, participate actively in the intellectual life of the University, and give a BU Jewish Studies Research Forum presentation on the subject of their research. The Fellow is expected not to undertake any other sustained teaching or employment during his/her tenure at Boston University. 

Application deadline: February 20, 2023.

Applicants must have earned the PhD within the past 3 years. Advanced doctoral students applying must include a statement from their dissertation supervisor indicating that they will have the Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2023. Applicants should submit the following materials via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/24234.


  • A letter of intent stating how applicant would use the year to further his/her research and scholarly publication (not to exceed 5 pages);
  • A current CV;
  • A writing sample, not to exceed 20 pages;
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • An official transcript from the applicant's doctoral-granting institution.

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Application Materials Required:

Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Intent
  • Writing Sample
  • Official Transcript
  • Three reference letters