PostDoc Fellowshop Jewish Studies Washington

posted by Katalin Teller on 2009/06/10 15:35

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The Jewish Studies Program in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral Schusterman Teaching Fellowship, beginning Fall 2009. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or have completed their doctorate by August 2009; be prepared to teach, advise, and mentor undergraduate students in Jewish Studies; and have demonstrated excellence in scholarship and teaching in any area of Jewish Studies which complements the strengths of the existing program. Pending approval, during AY 2010-11, the successful applicant would be appointed Visiting Assistant Professor in Jewish Studies. Application deadline: April 22, 2009.

Send a letter of application addressing teaching and research interests and experience, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to the Search Committee, Jewish Studies Program, American University, Washington, DC 20016-8042. For best consideration applications should be complete by April 22, 2009. Direct inquiries to Prof. Pamela S. Nadell. American University is an AA/EEO employer, committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Woman and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Schusterman Teaching Fellowship is part of the Jewish Studies Expansion Program, a new initiative that aims to expand the number and breadth of Jewish studies courses in order to provide greater opportunity for Jewish learning and engagement at participating schools. Successful applicants will be dynamic individuals with strong academic credentials and a desire to raise the visibility of Jewish studies on campus and beyond. The Jewish Studies Expansion Program is a program of the Foundation for Jewish Culture, supported by the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation. For more information about the program please contact or visit