Studentship Jewish Studies

posted by Katalin Teller on 2009/11/22 10:54

[ Fellowship/s ]

The Albert and Rachel Lehmann Graduate Studentship in Jewish History and Culture
in association with Brasenose College offers fellowships for the academic year 2010/2011. Deadline for applications: March 12, 2010.

If a suitable candidate presents him or herself, an election will be made to the Lehmann Studentship in Jewish History and Culture with effect from 1 October 2010. The studentship comprises the equivalent of the university and college fee for up to three years (at either the UK/EU or overseas rate) and a maintenance grant of approximately £13,000 per annum. The award is tenable for one year in the first instance, renewable for up to a maximum of two further years subject to receipt of a satisfactory report from the supervisor. The award will be under the auspices of the Oxford University Hebrew and Jewish Studies Unit. The award is intended for any postgraduate student pursuing doctoral research in early modern or modern western/central European Jewish history and/or culture. Candidates must have obtained at least an upper second class degree or its equivalent in a relevant field of study. Enquiries regarding eligibility to apply may be addressed to Dr Joanna Weinberg.

Preferential consideration for accommodation at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies at Yarnton Manor will be given to the successful candidate.

Applications must include: (a) the course and faculty to which the candidate has applied for postgraduate study; (b) a brief statement of the academic career, including attainments and qualifications; (c) a brief statement of research interests; (d) the names of two referees (please see below); and (e) a statement of any other emoluments held or being applied for by the candidate.

All applications will be considered on their merits by a panel of representatives from the Hebrew and Jewish Studies Unit in the Faculty of Oriental Studies and Brasenose College.

Applications should be received by Charlotte Vinnicombe of the Unit for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, The Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford OX1 2LE no later than 12th March 2010. Applicants should ask their referees to supply confidential references by the same date. A separate application to the University for a place for doctoral study is required, and the award would be subject to an offer of a place from Brasenose College. Please see