Post Doctoral Associate in Medieval Jewish History

Connecticut, United States
$59,000.00 - $59,000.00
Nov 18, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Program in Judaic Studies at Yale University is offering a two-year Postdoctoral fellowship that will begin on July 1, 2021. Candidates for the fellowship must have a Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2021 and must have received the degree no earlier than 2018. The Program seeks a specialist in Medieval Jewish History who will work closely with appropriate members of Yale’s faculty.

The Judaic Studies Postdoctoral Associate will be expected to be in residence, to conduct research in Yale’s library and archival collections, participate actively in the intellectual life of the university and teach two courses, one per year.  The first year, the course will be in Yale’s Directed Studies program (, an introduction to some of the seminar texts in Western Cultures for select first year students.  The second year, the Postdoctoral Associate will teach a course of their choosing in Judaic Studies, with the option of substituting the organization of a conference, seminar, or colloquium for the second year’s course.  The annual stipend will be $59,000 plus health benefits. Candidates send a cover letter, CV, project proposal, three letters of recommendation, and a list of proposed courses to:

Judaic Studies Program
P.O. Box 208282
New Haven, CT 06520-8282

The deadline for receipt of application materials is January 31, 2021