One Year Post-Doctoral Research and Teaching Fellowship in Jewish Studies

The Jewish Studies Program at the Central European University invites applications for a twelve-month teaching and research fellowship on a topic related to Jewish cultural and literary studies. The post-doctoral fellow will teach one course in the winter semester. The specific disciplinary and thematic areas of specialization are open, but preference will be given to candidates working on Western, Central and/or Eastern Europe, who can offer broad, thematic courses.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2017.

Starting Date: September 2017.

Duties and responsibilities: In addition to teaching a two- or four-credit course, the post-doctoral Fellow is expected to engage with the life and activities of the faculty and students at Central European University.

Qualifications: Applicants should have received their doctoral degrees after September 1, 2012, and should have a publication record appropriate to their career stage. There are no restrictions concerning citizenship, race, gender, or age. The deadline for applications is March 15, 2017. Current doctoral students must show evidence that they will successfully defend their dissertation before the start date of the fellowship.

Compensation: We offer a competitive salary, as well as a dynamic and international academic environment.

How to apply? Applicants need to submit:

  • Academic CV
  • Writing sample or representative publication
  • Research proposal with an abstract
  • Sample syllabus
  • Contact information for two referees.

For pre-application inquiries, please contact Daniel Rapp at

The deadline for applications is March 15, 2017.

Please send your complete application package to: – including job code in subject line: 2017/030

CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

About CEU: Central European University (CEU) is a graduate research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences and humanities, public policy and management. It is located in Budapest, and accredited in the United States and Hungary. CEU’s mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies in Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and other emerging democracies throughout the world. CEU offers both Master’s and doctoral programs, and enrolls more than 1400 students from 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of more than 180 resident faculty, from over 40 countries, and a large number of prominent visiting scholars from around the world.

The language of instruction is English.

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