The Schusterman Center for Israel Studies is dedicated to promoting exemplary teaching and scholarship in Israeli history, politics, culture, and society at Brandeis University and beyond. To that end, we invite applications for a post-doctoral fellowship in 2017-2018. Priority is given to candidates in politics, economics, social sciences or film.
Candidates teach one course per semester in Israel Studies, in the relevant Brandeis department.
The fellow is expected to be in residence at Brandeis, to participate actively in the intellectual life of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, and to present at least one public lecture. There may also be an opportunity for participation in the Summer Institute for Israel Studies.
The annual stipend is $52,500 plus a $3,000 research fund, and the position is benefits-eligible. The fellowship may be renewable for a second year.
How to apply
Apply on the website for Academic Jobs Online. You may choose to register on that site or apply directly for this position. You will be prompted for contact information and the following documents:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Project proposal
- Two letters of recommendation (posted directly by reference writers)
- Description of courses in Israel Studies you are qualified to teach
- Abstract of PhD
Applications are due by October 31. A PhD must be in hand by September 1 of that academic year with no exceptions, and may not have been received more than five years prior.
For more information: 781-736-2154; firstname.lastname@example.org
Decisions concerning applications will be made on the recommendation of the Faculty Advisory Committee of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies. We respond to applications by the end of January.
For the 2017-2018 academic year we are prioritizing candidates in film, politics, economics or social sciences.