Category Archives: Jewish Studies

University of Pennsylvania Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: October 31

Length: 1 year

Comments: Theme is “The Jewish Home: Dwelling on the Domestic, the Familial, and the Lived-In.” “Relevant topics may include the history of domestic architecture and material culture, anthropological research into kinship, parenting, gender roles, and master-servant relationships; literary instantiations of the home as an object of memory and imagination; representations of Jewish domesticity in the visual arts, including theater, film, and television; the analysis of Jewish law as it relates to family life and sex; the economics of consumption and display; the ritual study of the life cycle as it plays out in domestic contexts; and urban studies that approach the home as part of neighborhoods or larger social contexts.”

URL: https://katz.sas.upenn.edu/fellowship-program/next-year

University of Chicago Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Social Sciences

Deadline: January 17

Length: 2 years

Comments: Seeking “junior scholars who engage issues of race and/or ethnicity within established social sciences disciplines or emergent disciplines such as Ethnic and Racial Studies, American Studies, Latina/o Studies, African American Studies, Asian American Studies, Native American Studies, Human Rights, or Justice Studies. This search is division-wide. Successful candidates will be appointed in one of the following departments: Anthropology, Economics, History, Comparative Human Development, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.

URL: https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

Williams College Gaius Charles Bolin Dissertation and Post-MFA Fellowships 2017-19

Deadline: November 30

Length: 2 years

Comments: “The Bolin Fellowships are two-year residencies at Williams, and two scholars or artists are appointed each year. Fellows devote the bulk of the first year to the completion of dissertation work—or in the case of MFA applicants, building their professional portfolios—while also teaching one course as a faculty member in one of the College’s academic departments or programs. The second year of residency (ideally with degree in hand) is spent on academic career development while again teaching just one course.

Eligible departments: Africana Studies; American Studies; Anthropology/Sociology; Art; Asian Studies; Comparative Literature; Economics; Environmental Studies; Geosciences; German/Russian; History; Jewish Studies; Justice and Law; Latina/o; Mathematics and Statistics; Philosophy; Physics; Psychology; Romance Languages; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Eligibility: The Bolin Fellowships are awarded to applicants from underrepresented groups, including ethnic minorities, those who are first-generation college graduates, women in predominately male fields, or disabled scholars.”

URL: http://faculty.williams.edu/graduate-fellowships-2/graduate-fellowships/

Washington University of St. Louis Mark Steinberg Weil Early Career Fellowship in Humanities

Deadline: January 4

Length: 2 years

Comments: “We seek scholars from within a broad range of humanities disciplines or interdisciplinary fields and are especially interested in candidates who bring with them experience in community-based projects, data science in the humanities, and/or the urban humanities.”

URL: https://jobs.wustl.edu/ Job 35086

McGill University Assistant Professorship in Cultural Analytics

Deadline: December 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: The “primary area of specialization in the field of cultural analytics and digital humanities. Candidates may be working in a variety of subfields across the humanities and social sciences, including literature, history, anthropology, music, photography, art history, cinema, linguistics, information studies, and cultural or media studies, and must have a demonstrable research program that uses computational analysis for the study of culture. Special emphasis should be given to methods that connect with critical approaches to cultural study, such as feminist, post-colonial, transnational, Indigenous, queer-, disability-, or race-theoretical, or other approaches that address questions of social justice and/or inequality.

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8290