American University, Jewish Studies Program
Postdoctoral Fellow in Holocaust Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||District of Columbia, United States|
Position Announcement: Postdoctoral Fellow
Jewish Studies Program
College of Arts and Sciences
The Jewish Studies Program in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellow faculty position for Academic Years 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 and is pending funding. This fellowship is offered in conjunction with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies. The appointment is a 24-month term position and will commence on August 1, 2022.
This fellowship seeks an emerging scholar in Holocaust Studies, broadly conceived, who demonstrates evidence for a promising scholarly trajectory and potential for excellence in teaching. Applicants should hold a PhD or other terminal degree by August 1st, 2022. The position will require the incumbent to teach one course per semester (fall and spring) per Academic Year at American University. Course assignments will be made in consultation with the Director of the Jewish Studies Program. The fellow will be expected to hold office hours and participate in American University activities.
In addition, the fellow will join the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 cohort of fellows at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) and will be expected to conduct research in the USHMM’s collections and participate in the ongoing activities, including the weekly fellows’ seminar, of the Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies.
Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via http://apply.interfolio.com/99455. Include a letter of application describing research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (dissertation chapter or publication). Please contact Professor Pamela Nadell, Director of the Jewish Studies Program, 202-885-2425 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
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Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.
|Primary Category:||Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Jewish History / Studies