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Four Research Positions (part-time) at the Moses Mendelssohn Center

JULY 2021 - The Moses Mendelssohn Center for European Jewish Studies (MMZ) in Potsdam invites applications for four research positions (part time 50%):
- one Researcher for an empiric project on Antisemitism
- two Researchers for Educational Programms and Digital Outreach
- one Researcher for Portal Development, Digitalisation and Outreach.
Deadline for Applications: July 31, 2021 Details (in German)

Lecturer Position at the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz (JGU)

JULY 2021 - The Protestant Theological Faculty at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz offers a part-time (75%) Lecturer Position with a specified function for Hebrew and Semitic Studies. The position includes the implementation of courses in Biblical Hebrew, Northwest Semitic Studies, history and religion.
Deadline: August 12, 2021 more in Englisch | in German

Research Fellow (PostDoc) Corpus Masoreticum, Hochschule für Jüdische Studien

JULY 2021 - The Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg is looking for a Research Fellow (PostDoc) in Jewish Studies, Masorah Research for the Long-Term Project Corpus Masoreticum, starting December 2021. The position is limited to three year with the possibility for an extension. Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in Jewish Studies / Biblical Studies and have in-depth knowledge of cultural and literary theories pertaining to Western European medieval Jewish culture.
As part of the position the Research Fellow will edit, translate and annotate the Masorah (masora magna; masora parva) in selected Ashkenazi Bible codices from the 11th to the 13th centuries and be involved in the further further development of the project.
Deadline: September 17, 2021 Details

Director of Collections at the Jewish Museum Berlin

JUNE 2021 - The Jewish Museum Berlin is looking for a Director of Collections (full time, two years with tenure option). The new director will be in charge on a newly created unit encompassing the archives, library, collection management, and the curated collections of art, Judaica, applied art, photography, everyday culture and audio-visual media.
Deadline: July 27 2021 Details

CFP DFG Priority Programme Jewish Cultural Heritage

MAY 2021 - The German Research Foundation (DFG) invites scholars to apply for the first three-year funding period (2022-2024) of its newly established Priority Programme Jewish Cultural Heritage. The Programme aims at developing an interdisciplinary and multi-perspective focus specific to the issues of social and cultural-political significance and the use of Jewish cultural heritage in Europe. In doing so, it pays particular attention to the historical and contemporary intersections of society, Jewish cultural heritage and political, economic, religious and socio-cultural ordering taxonomies.
Scientists interested in submitting a project proposal will be invited to a preparatory meeting to be held on July 8, 2021. Please register by June 30, 2021.
Proposals deadline: August 17, 2021 details

CFA Director Viena Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI)

MAY 2021 - The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) has opened a searching for the position of its director, starting June 1, 2022. The Instititue is committed to the legacy of Simon Wiesenthal, including the maintenance of his archive. The VWI work is dedicated to research, documentation, and dissemination of all questions relating to antisemitism, National Socialism, racism, and the Holocaust, including their prehistory and aftermath.
Deadline: August 31, 2021 details

Gershom Scholem Prize for Kabbalah Research

MAY 2021 - The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities invites applications for its Gershom Scholem Prize for Kabbalah Research 2022. Nominees must be distinguished scholars with outstanding achievements in the field of Kabbalah research, in any of its various trends and periods of development, including Sabbateanism and Hasidism. Deadline: July 31, 2021 details

Fellowship at the Frankel Institute, University of Michigan (open rank)

April 2021 - The Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan invites applications for its residential fellowship. The academic year 2022-2023 its dedicated to the theme Mizrahim and the Politics of Ethnicity and aims to foster interdisciplinary and intersectional conversations on the meaning of ethnicity in the study of Mizrahi (Arab-Jewish) culture.
Deadline: November 8, 2021 details

Joseph Meyerhoff Chair in Modern Jewish History

APRIL 2021 - The History Department at the University of Pennsylvania seeks to fill the Joseph Meyerhoff Chair in Modern Jewish History at the rank of tenured associate or full professor.
The department is open to a wide variety of approaches within the field of Jewish history from the 15th to the 19th centuries focusing on any part of the world, with the exception of a primary focus on the U.S. or Russia.
The search Committee will begin reviewing applications on August 1, 2021 details

Ismar Elbogen Scholarship (ELES & LBI)

FEBRUARY 2021 - The Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Scholarship Fund (ELES) and the Leo Baeck Institut New York | Berlin (LBI) invite applications for the Ismar Elbogen Scholarship Program which supports research stays at the Center for Jewish History for 6 to 12 months. Open to doctoral candidates of various disciplines working on a dissertation related to the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry.
Deadline: March 31 and September 30, 2021: details

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