Tel Aviv University,Center for the Study of the United States in Partnership with the Fulbright Program
Politics, Society and Culture in the United States
The Center for the Study of the United States in Partnership with the Fulbright Program at Tel Aviv University invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship for 2020-21 (to begin Fall 2020). Applicants may come from any discipline in the humanities or social sciences that addresses American politics, society, economics and culture. Eligible candidates may specialize in either contemporary or historic aspects of these questions. This includes comparative or transnational projects that have a strong focus on the United States.
Tel Aviv University is Israel’s largest academic institution and an internationally renowned center for innovative and groundbreaking research. The newly founded
Center for the Study of the United States is the only scholarly center in Israel devoted exclusively to deepening our knowledge of the United States and is home to a diverse and interdisciplinary group of scholars from the humanities and social sciences whose research and teaching engages America's past and present.
- Fellowship Amount: $40,000 (equivalent in NIS).
- Candidates must be U.S. citizens and hold a Ph.D. from a recognized institution.
- No more than five years may have passed from the time the Ph.D. was approved and the beginning of the fellowship period. Preference will be given to candidates who have not received their degree from TAU. Candidates with permanent positions at colleges or universities are not eligible.
- While in residence, the fellow will be expected to devote their full time to research and take part in the activities of the Center. Supplementary funding from other sources may be allowed, pending a formal request and review by our board.
Applicants Must Submit:
- Documentation attesting to a doctorate degree, or certification of the submission date of their dissertation.
- Documentary proof of U.S. citizenship.
- Three letters of recommendation. Preferably, at least one recommender should not belong to the academic institution where the applicant was a doctoral student. These letters should be sent directly by their authors to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Summary of the doctoral dissertation (or most recent book) and a brief description of the research plan (up to two pages each).
- CV, to include a list of publications (if applicable).
Deadline for submission of all application materials: January 28, 2020.
Application materials should be sent by e-mail to: email@example.com
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Dr. Yoav Fromer
Center for the Study of the U.S. in Partnership with the Fulbright Program
Tel Aviv University