McGill University, Jewish Studies
Postdoctoral Fellowship in North American Jewish Life
|Institution Type:||College / University|
The Department of Jewish Studies, McGill University, invites applications for the Simon and Ethel Flegg Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. The fellowship is for the 2017-18 academic year and can be renewed once. This year’s competition is focused on the North American Jewish experience of the last 150 years. Scholars working on any aspect of this experience are invited to apply. The Flegg postdoctoral fellow will teach one course in both fall and winter terms, deliver a public lecture during the academic year, and participate actively in the intellectual life of the department. The successful candidate will receive a stipend of $50,000 CAD (plus benefits), in addition to a research allowance of $8500. Applicants must have received their PhD after June 2013 and have PhD in hand by June 1, 2017.
Applications must include:
1) a one-page statement of interest detailing the proposed research project
2) a full curriculum vitae
3) an official copy of university graduate transcripts (if provided by the university)
4) a copy of the doctoral diploma or a letter from the Department Chair specifying the defense date
5) three letters of recommendation, one of which must speak to competence in teaching
6) a writing sample, not to exceed 20 pages
7) a 500 word statement of teaching interests.
All materials should be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org For questions about the postdoc, please contact Prof. Eric Caplan at email@example.com. Electronic letters of recommendation should be attached as PDF documents only or sent directly by the referee. All materials must arrive by December 1, 2016.
Dr. Eric Caplan
|Primary Category:||Jewish History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies