Short-Term Research Fellowship Opportunity in Jewish Studies

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December 1, 2016
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Jewish History / Studies, Linguistics, Social Sciences, Sociology

Fordham University’s Jewish Studies Program is pleased to announce a Short-Term Research Fellowship opportunity for scholars from outside the New York metropolitan area, engaged in social scientific research on Jewish Orthodoxy at the graduate, post-doctoral, or more senior levels. Scholars planning to conduct on-site research in New York, preferably ethnographic, and those who can make use of the resources of Yeshiva University’s library, archives, or museum, are particularly encouraged to apply.  

Each fellow is expected to be in residence for the duration of the fellowship. Fellows will also participate in at least one meeting of the 2017 New York Working Group on Jewish Orthodoxies ( and present their research in the Working Group’s final symposium on May 5th.  Fellowship stipends are $1,000 per week for a minimum of two and maximum of four weeks, and a subsidy for travel may be available.

To apply: send a CV, cover letter, a maximum 3-page research proposal describing intended research, use of collections during the Fellowship period, the duration and timing of the stay, and the names and contact information of three references to Professors Magda Teter and Ayala Fader at by December 1, 2016. Results will be announced in January.

Eligibility: the fellowship is limited to scholars affiliated with an accredited institution of higher education. 

Contact Info: 

Magda Teter

Professor of History Shvidler Chair in Judaic Studies

Fordham University