FEATURED JOB: The Rabin-Shvidler Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship at Columbia and Fordham

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The Rabin-Shvidler Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship in Jewish Studies at Fordham and Columbia


The Rabin-Shvidler Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship at Columbia and Fordham

Columbia University’s Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies and Fordham University’s Center for Jewish Studies announce a joint postdoctoral fellowship in Jewish Studies for the 2021-2022 academic year. The fellows will receive a stipend of $60,000 and will be affiliated with both institutions.

This fellowship is open to scholars in all fields of Jewish Studies; preference will be given to scholars who strengthen and/or complement the intellectual interests of the faculty at both institutions.

Requirements are a Ph.D. granted between June 1, 2017 and June 30, 2021 and an excellent command of Hebrew. Fellows will be expected to be in residence between August 15, 2021 and May 31, 2022, teach one undergraduate course per semester, give one public lecture and a faculty seminar during their fellowship period, and participate in the intellectual life of the two institutions.

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, two syllabi for proposed courses, and two reference letters through Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/78922 by December 31, 2020.

If the Ph.D. has not yet been granted, please also include a letter from the academic sponsor attesting to the fact that it will be granted not later than 6/30/21. Please do not send any references or any other written materials or attachments.

This fellowship has been made possible by the Stanley A. and Barbara B. Rabin Postdoctoral Fellowship Fund at Columbia University and the Eugene Shvidler Gift Fund at Fordham University.

For more information, please email: jewishstudies@fordham.edu