FEATURED JOB: Samuel W. and Goldye Marian Spain Postdoctoral Fellowship in Jewish Studies, Rice University

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Rice University, Program in Jewish Studies

Samuel W. and Goldye Marian Spain Postdoctoral Fellowship in Jewish Studies

The Program in Jewish Studies at Rice University in Houston, Texas, invites applications for the Samuel W. and Goldye Marian Spain Postdoctoral Fellowship. The appointment will be for the academic year 2021-22, with renewal possible for 2022-23. Candidates must hold a PhD by July 1, 2021, and must have received it no earlier than 2016. Scholars from all fields of Jewish Studies will be considered. The Program is particularly interested in scholars specializing in rabbinic Judaism, medieval Hebrew literature, modern Jewish thought and ethics, and non-European Jewish cultures and histories.

The teaching load will be one course per semester. The fellow is expected to be in residence in Houston, to participate in the intellectual life of the university, to be the liaison to the Jewish Studies Student Association, and to give a public lecture to the Houston community. The annual stipend will be $60,000 plus benefits. Only electronic applications will be accepted on the Rice University RICEWorks website: https://jobs.rice.edu/postings/25341. To apply, attach a cover letter, CV, research statement and course proposal where indicated, and attach the names of three referees to the “Other” tab. All documents are required for the applicant to be considered for the position. Applications will be considered until February 15, 2021.

For inquiries, please contact Dr. Matthias Henze at mhenze@rice.edu