Postdoctoral Fellowships

University of Toronto Postdoctoral Fellowship in Jewish Studies
http://www.cjs.utoronto.ca/fellowship/postdoctoral-fellowships

The Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto offers a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowships to support advanced research in Jewish Studies. The position will run July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2021. Applicants must have completed their doctoral dissertations by July 1, 2019 on a topic related to the history, culture, literature or thought of the Jewish people. The successful candidate will receive a fellowship of $47,000 (CAD)per year as well as an additional $1500 to support participation in academic conferences. The Fellows will spend the 2019-21 academic years at the University of Toronto, during which time they are expected to continue their research; deliver a public lecture; teach one course in each of the two terms each year; and contribute to the intellectual life of the Centre for Jewish Studies. Applicants from foreign as well as Canadian universities are welcome.

Applications must include: (1) a letter of interest that describes the candidate’s research project; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a brief statement of teaching interests, including proposals for two undergraduate courses; (4) a writing sample, not to exceed 8,000 words. These materials should be emailed to the  cjs.toronto@utoronto.ca by October 26, 2018. By this date, applicants must also arrange to have three letters of recommendation emailed or sent by mail to:

Centre for Jewish Studies

University of Toronto

170 St. George Street, Room 218  

Toronto, ON   M5R 2M8

Canada