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CfA | Associate Professor of Jewish History (Ancient times)

OCTOBER 2022 - The Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies] at Oxford University and Wolfson College are recruiting an Associate Professor of Jewish History from the Achaemenid period to Late Antiquity starting October 1, 2023.
Deadline for application: November 11, 2022 details

CfP | Conference: Diaspora and Indigeneity

OCTOBER 2022 - The Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies, the Heidelberg Center for Jewish Studies and the Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at Heidelberg University invite papers for the conference Diaspora and Indigeneity - Intersections of Modern Jewish, Kurdish, and Amazigh History. The conference will take place on March 27-29, 2023 in Heidelberg.
Deadline for abstracts: October 31, 2022 details

CfP | Workshop Theorizing Jewish-Arab Transculturation

SEPTEMBER 2022 - The Heidelberg Center for Jewish Studies, the Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies] and the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute invite researchers working at the intersection of Jewish Studies, Israel Studies, and Middle East Studies, especially young scholars, to apply for the Workshop Theorizing Jewish-Arab Transculturation to be held in Heidelberg from February 7-9, 2023.
Deadline for abstracts: October 15, 2022 details

CfA - Research Associate at Universität Hamburg

SEPTEMBER 2022 - The Cluster of Excellence Understanding Written Artefacts at the Faculty of Humanities at Universität Hamburg invites applications for the position of a Research Associate (part-time, 75%) focusing on the research field Multilingual Written Artefacts.
The successful candidate will be enrolled in the Cluster's graduate school and cooperate with the ERC project HEPMASITE - Hebrew Philosophical Manuscripts as Sites of Engagement.
Application deadline: October 3, 2022 details

Assistant Professor in Jewish History at Brown University

SEPTEMBER 2022 - The Department of History and the Program in Judaic Studies at Brown University (Rhode Island) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Jewish History, with a primary focus on the Islamic World, including Jewish-Muslim relations, in any period prior to the First World War.
Review of applications will begin on October 3, 2022. details

SEPTEMBER 2022 - The Department of Jewish Studies at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) invites applications for a research position (part-time, assistant level) focussing on Sephardic/Mizrachic Judaism in the Middle Ages and Modern Times.
Deadline for application: September 16, 2022 details

Three Lecturer Positions in Yiddish at Lund University

SEPTEMBER 2022 - The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology at Lund University invite applications for three full-time positions in:
Associate Senior Lecturer in Yiddish
Senior Lecturer in Yiddish
Associate Senior Lecturer in Yiddish
Deadline: September 15, 2022

Lecturer for Hebrew at Universität Hamburg

AUGUST 2022 - The Institute for Jewish Philosophy and Religion at Universität Hamburg invites applications for the position of a Lecturer of the Hebrew Language. Proven teaching experience, Hebrew at native level, and very good knowledge of German and English are essential.
Deadline: August 31, 2022 details

Job Offers Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg

AUGUST 2022 - The Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg invites applications for two positions: Project coordinator and Librarian

a) Project coordinator International Relations(100%, E 13 TV-L), tasked to provide administrative support to the Hochschule's management in maintaining und developing international cooperations, coordinating international collaborations with the University of Heidelberg, organizing international programs and academic events.
Deadline: August 28, 2022 details - in German

b) Librarian at the Albert Einstein Library (50%), tasked with the curation of collection, with cataloging and assisting researchers and students.
Deadline: August 21, 2022 details - in German

Research and Teaching Assistant, Institute for Jewish Studies FU Berlin

August 2022 - The Institute for Jewish Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin invites applications for the position of a Research and Teaching Assistant to pursue a dissertation either in Jewish Mysticism, Christian Hebraistic, or Jewish Philosophy of the Middle Ages or of the Early Modern Times.
Deadline: August 22, 2022 details - in German

Research Fellowship at the University of Michigan

JULY 2022 - The Frankel Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan invites applications for its Research Fellowship Program. The 2023/2024 theme is Jewish Visual Cultures.
Deadline for application: November 7, 2022 details

CFA Katz Center Fellowship Program

JULY 2022 - The Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for its Fellowship Program.
With 2023-24 Theme The Sound and Music of Jewish Life the Center welcomes proposals from a variety of fields including musicology and ethnomusicology, the history of Jewish music or sound, literature and folklore studies, and other fields as they relate to Jewish studies.
Deadline for application: October 24, 2022 details

CFA Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe

JULY 2022 - The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe invites applications for three of its Grant Programmes for the Academic Year 2022/23:
Archives and Libraries Programme
Jewish Communal Life Programme
Museums Programme
Deadline for applications: September 12, 2022 details

Doctoral Research Associate at the University of Münster

JULY 2022 - The Institute for Jewish Studies at the University of Münster invites applications for a Doctoral Research Associate focusing on medieval Jewish art history and book culture (Salary Level TV-L E 13, 65%), starting October 1, 2022. Candidates are expected to participate in academic research and teaching associated with the Chair for Jewish Studies.
Deadline for application: August 15, 2022 details

PhD Positions at the University of Bern

JUNE 2022 - The Institute of Historical Theology and the Institute of Jewish Studies at the University of Bern invite applications for four PhD positions as part of the research project of the SNF (Schweizerischer Nationalfond) The Jewish and Christian Samuel: Connections, Demarcations, Entanglements, starting January 1, 2023.
Deadline for application: September 30, 2022 details

Ukrainian-Israeli Scientific Research Program in Digital Humanities

MAY 2022 - Within the framework of the Ukrainian-Israeli scientific cooperation, the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (MESU)] and the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Technology of the State of Israel (MOST invite research teams to submit joint proposals for research projects in the Digital Humanities focussing on Jewish-Ukrainian Heritage and History carried out by scientists from both countries.
Deadline: July 14, 2022 details Hebrew and English

Two part-time Associate positions in Judaic Studies at the Goethe University Frankfurt

MAY 2022 - The Institute for Judaic Studies at the Goethe University Frankfurt invites applications for two part-time Research and Teaching Associate positions:
- one (E13 TV-G-U, 50%) in Early Modern and/or Modern Jewish History;
- the second (E13 TV-G-U, 75%) in Medieval Judaism and/or Rabbinic Studies.
Deadline for application: June 30, 2022 details

Curator at the Jewish Museum Frankfurt

MAY 2022 - The Jewish Museum Frankfurt looks for a curator (full/part time, 13 TVöD) for the Museum Judengasse. Responsibilities include the furhter enhancement of the permanent exhibition, developing curatorial concepts for temporary exhibitions and the respective project management.
Deadline June 15, 2022 details - German

Jewish Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship at CEU Vienna

MAY 2022 - The Jewish Studies Program at Central European University Vienna is offering a twelve-month Post-Doctoral Fellowship for research on a subject related to Jewish History, Culture, and Society in Europe, with a preference for modern and contemporary topics.
Deadline: June 15, 2022 details

Academic Associate School of Jewish Theology Potsdam

MAY 2022 - The School of Jewish Theology at the Faculty of Art at the University of Potsdam invites applications for an Academic Associate position (part-time, permanent).
Deadline: May 18, 2022: details - German

PhD Position at the Center for Jewish Studies Heidelberg

APRIL 2022 - The Center for Jewish Studies Heidelberg invites applications for a PhD Position in Jewish Studies for four years as part of the long-term project (2018 - 2029) Corpus Masoreticum: The Inculturation of the Masorah into Jewish Law and Lore from the 11th to the 13th Centuries: Digital Acquisition of a Forgotten Domain of Knowledge , funded by the German Research Foundation.
Deadline for Application: May 15, 2022 details

Three Research Positions at Goethe University Frankfurt

MARCH 2022 - The Martin Buber Chair for Jewish Thought and Philosophy at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main invites applications for three research positions in the five-year-project Synagogengedenkbuch Hessen. Researchers with expertise in Jewish Studies/Jewish History, Jewish History in Frankfurt am Main, and the History of Architecture are welcomed to apply.
Deadline: March 25, 2022 details - German

The Rosl und Paul Arnsberg Award / Arno Lustiger Award 2022

FEBRUARY 2022 - The Polytechnic Foundation of Frankfurt am Main invites applications for the Rosl und Paul Arnsberg Award for outstanding research publications (€ 10.000) and the Arno Lustiger Award for dissertations (€ 3.000) in Jewish history in Frankfurt am Main.
Deadline: May 15, 2022 details - German

Assistant Professor in Medieval Jewish History, Trier

FEBRUARY 2022 - TheFaculty of Antiquity Studies, History, Politics, and Art History (FB III) of Trier University and the Arye Maimon Institute for Jewish History (AMIGJ) invite applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor (Juniorprofessorin/Juniorprofessor) in Medieval History with a focus on Jewish History (W1 with tenure-track to a W2 position, LBesG).
Deadline for applications: March 17, 2022 details

Ernst-Ludwig Studienwerk PhD Fellowships

FEBRUARY 2022 - The Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Scholarship Fund (ELES) invites applications for its PhD Fellowship Programm in all disciplines and research fields.
Applications can be submitted online from March 1-31, 2022 details - German

25th Symposium for Yiddish Studies in Germany

FEBRUARY 2022 - The Institute for Jewish Studies at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf and the Yiddish Studies Department at Trier University invite abstracts for the 25th Symposium for Yiddish Studies in Germany that will take place on September 19-21, 2022 in Düsseldorf.
Deadline for applications: April 1, 2022 details

Rosenzweig Center Fellowship Program 2022-23

JANUAR 2022 - The Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center for German-Jewish Literature and Cultural History at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem has opened the call for doctoral and post-doctoral research fellowships for the academic year 2022-2023. The fellowship Theme is German Jews and the Arts: Composition, Contemplation, Critique.
Deadline for applications: April 2, 2022 details

Alfred Landecker Lecturer Program

JANUARY 2022 - The Alfred Landecker Foundation is inviting applications from highly qualified postdocs in the humanities and social sciences, for a full-time lecturer program at European or Israeli universities, beginning October 1, 2022. The program supports research on the history and aftermath of the Holocaust, the social and political transmission of memory of the Holocaust, the influence of conspiracy ideologies, and group-based enmity (for example antisemitism and racism) as a structural threat to democracy.
Deadline for applications: February 28, 2022 details

Five Research Positions at Goethe University Frankfurt

JANUARY 2022 - The Martin Buber Chair for Jewish Thought and Philosophy at Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main invites applications for five research positions.
One position is dedicated to Research and Teaching and four are related to a project on the Synagogengedenkbuch Hessen:
- One position will have a focus in Architectural History,
- two in Jewish Studies/ Jewish History
- and one in Religion Education/ Pedagogics.
Deadline for applications: February 1, 2022 details - German

Associate Professor of Jewish History, University of Oxford

DECEMBER 2021 - The Faculty of Oriental Studies and Wolfson College at the University of Oxford are recruiting an Associate Professor of Jewish History in the Second Temple and Late Antiquity periods from October 1, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Deadline: January 28, 2022 details

Academic Jewish Studies Programme of the Rothschild Foundation

DECEMBER 2021 - The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe provides funding to individual scholars and to university departments to undertake innovative Jewish Studies research and to train the next generation of scholars. Funding available for Doctoral Fellowships, Post-Doctoral Fellowships, Research Consortia, Jewish Language Teaching Fellowships, Sustainability and Enhancement Grants for Jewish Studies Departments, and Academic Language Grants.
Deadline for Applications: January 10, 2022 details

Research Associate, Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies

DECEMBER 2021 - The Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies at Hamburg University is recruiting a Research Associate (14 TV-L) focusing on Jewish thought, philosophy and/or religion with a special emphasis on scepticism. The fixed-term contract will run from April 1, 2022 to September 30, 2023.
Deadline for applications: January 3, 2022 details

Full Professorship for Jewish Religion and Philosophy, Potsdam University

DECEMBER 2021 - The School of Jewish Theology at the University of Potsdam invites applications for a Full Professorship (W3) for Jewish Religion and Philosophy. Profound knowledge of Islamic philosophy in research and teaching would be an additional asset.
Deadline: December 31, 2021 details

CfA Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme

NOVEMBER 2021 - The International Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, in cooperation with the the Leo Baeck Institute London offers fellowships to doctoral students who carry out research into the history and culture of Central European Jewry. The programme is open to projects on any period or field (including literature, philosophy, history, musicology), and any region (such as Europe, Israel, the Americas).
Deadline: February 1, 2022 details

Dubnow Institute Visiting Program (2022/23)

NOVEMBER 2021 - The Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture - Simon Dubnow (DI)] offers up to five fellowships to external researchers to visit Leipzig during the academic year 2022/23. The fellowship's duration is one to three months.
Deadline: December 15, 2021 details

CFP: The Politics of Jewish Studies

OCTOBER 2021 - The Heidelberg Center for Jewish Studies in cooperation with the Moses Mendelssohn Center for European Jewish History and the Institute of Islamic Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin will organise a workshop on the The Politics of Jewish Studies , from March 2-4, 2022. Scholars and practitioners in the broader field of Jewish Studies (including museums, memorial centers and educational centers) are invited to apply until December 1, 2021. details

CfA Chair in Jewish Studies FU Berlin

OCTOBER 2021 - The Institute for Jewish Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin invites applications for the position of a Chair in Jewish Studies with a focus on History, the History of Religion, and Jewish Philosophy.
Deadline: November 4, 2021 details

CfA Professor in Religious Studies at Goethe University Frankfurt

OCTOBER 2021 - The Faculty of Protestant Theology at Goethe University Frankfurt invites candidates to apply for a Professorship (W2 with Tenure Track) in Religious Studies with a Focus on the Relations between Judaism and Islam in Past and Present.
Deadline: November 3, 2021 details

2022 Fellowships Leibniz Institute for Contemporary History

SEPTEMER 2021 - The Center for Holocaust Studies at the Leibniz Institute for Contemporary History is offering grants for research stays for up tp four months at the Center in Munich during 2022. Invited are PhD-Candidates (Junior Fellowships, 2500 € per month) and researchers with a PhD, Post-Docs and those writing a Habilitation (Senior Felloships, 3500 € per month).
Deadline: October 25, 2021 details

Buber Fellowship 2022-2023

SEPTEMER 2021 - The Martin Buber Society of Fellows in the Humanities and Social Sciences invites applications for its Fellowship Program for the Academic Year 2022-2023, starting October 2022. The program aims at fostering interdisciplinary academic discourse at the highest level among outstanding young scholars (post-doctoral) in in all fields of the Humanities and the Social Sciences and is based in Jerusalem. Candidates should have completed their PhD between October 1st, 2017, and July 1st, 2022 at an Israeli or German university or are citizens of Israel or Germany who have received their PhD in any country.
Deadline: September 28, 2021 details

18th World Congress of Jewish Studies

AUGUST 2021 - The World Union of Jewish Studies invites proposals for the 18th World Congress of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, August 8-12, 2022. Scholars can submit proposals for a lecture or for a complete thematic session in one of six divisions of the World Congress:
  - The Bible and its World
  - History of the Jewish People
  - Rabbinic Literature, Jewish Law and Jewish Thought
  - Languages, Literatures, and the Arts
  - Jewish Studies and Social Sciences
  - Research Projects and Technology
Deadline for submission: December 1, 2021 details

Katz Center Fellowship - Jews and Modern Legal Culture

AUGUST 2021 - The Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for the 2022-2023 fellowship year focusing on the study of law between the 18th and 21st centuries, Jewish law and its developments in modern contexts as well as the role of Jews within other legal cultures. Applicants must hold a doctoral degree or expect to receive it by the start date of the fellowship.
Deadline: October 18, 2021 details

Lecturer in Jewish Religion and Education, Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg

AUGUST 2021 - The Hochschule für Jüdische Studien in Heidelberg invites applications for a two-years Lecturer position (full-time) in the fields of Jewish Religion and education. The relevant courses will be taught in German and English.
Deadline: August 31, 2021 details - 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

Grant Programmes of Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe

JULY 2021 - The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe aims to foster Jewish life, academic Jewish Studies and project to preserve Jewish cultural heritage in Europe and invites. Applications are open for its Grant Programms for Archives & Libraries, Jewish Communal Life and Museums.
Deadline: September 10, 2021 details

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

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)

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

Aron Freimann Lecture 2021 (online)

JUNE 2021 - The Seminar für Judaistik at the Goethe Universität Frankfurt invites the public to this years Aron Freimann Lecture of Jewish Cultural History by Prof. Rebecca Kobrin of Columbia University: Failure, East European Jewish Immigrants and American Finance 1914-1930, on July 7 2021, 6:00 PM CET on Zoom.
Registration via: FZHG@em.uni-frankfurt.de more (in German)

The annual lecture commemorates Prof. Dr. Aron Freiman, who served from 1898-1933 as head of the Judaica Division at the Stadtbibliothek Frankfurt, the predecessor of the University Library Frankfurt am Main.

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

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

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

Wolfson Chair Doctoral Fellowship in Jewish Thought

May 2021 - The Department of Jewish History and Bible] at the University of Haifa invites applications for the Wolfson Chair Doctoral Fellowship in Jewish Thought for up to four years starting in the Academic Year 2021-22. Preference will be given to students whose proposed research in the history of Jewish Thought is well-suited to the areas of expertise of the department faculty.
Deadline: July 1, 2021 details

CFA Archivist Central Archive Heidelberg (Trainee Program)

MAY 2021 - The Central Archive for Research on the History of the Jews in Germany, Heidelberg invited applications for two archivist positions.
Deadline: June 30, 2021 details (in German)

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

Visiting Fellowships at Oxford Centre in Hebrew & Jewish Studies

APRIL 2021 - The Oxford Centre for Hebrew & Advanced Jewish Studies invites applications for visiting Fellowships as part of the Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies entitled Philosophy in Scripture: Jewish Philosophical Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in the Late Medieval Period. Die Seminar will be led by Professor Paul B. Fenton and Dr. Raphael Dascalu.
Deadline: June 15, 2021 details

Kurt-David-Brühl Guest Professorship for Jewish Studies

May 2021 - The Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Graz announces the Kurt-David-Brühl Guest Professorship for Jewish Studies for the Summer Semester 2022 (March 1, 2022 - June 30, 2022), dedicated to Jewish Culture and History.
A thematic focus is put on Jewish and non-Jewish, Jewish and Christian or Muslim relations/interactions during the 19th and 21st century. The Kurt-David-Brühl Guest Professor is expected to teach three courses as part of the Joint Master's Programme Jewish Studies - History of Jewish Cultures, which will as well be part of the curricula of the School of Humanities at the University of Graz.
Deadline, June 9, 2021 details

Doctoral Position Jewish Literature in Arabic, LMU Munich

May 2021 - The Institute of Near and Middle Eastern Studies (Judaic Studies) at Ludwig Maximilian University Munich invites applications for a Doctoral Position in the ERC Consolidator Project MAJLIS : The Transformation of Jewish Literature in Arabic in the Islamicate World.
Deadline: May 31, 2021 details

Doctoral Research Scholarship at LMU Munich

April 2021 - The International Doctoral Program Philology. Practices of pre-modern cultures, global perspectives and future concepts at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München offers 12 research positions for doctoral candidates. Applications focussing on comparative aspects of the Jewish world with other religions are welcomed.
Deadline: May 31, 2021 details

Round Table German Judaica Librarians (AJL & FID Jewish Studies)

MAY 2021 - In collaboration with the Association of Jewish Libraries, AJL the FID Jewish Studies will host a Central European Librarian's Round Table on May 19, 2021, 16:00-18:00 CET. We invite librarians and curators from Judaica collections in German-speaking Europe.
Please register via AJL

Editor at the Institute for Contemporary History (IfZ)

APRIL 2021 - The Leibniz Insititute for Contemporary History - IfZ invites applications for an Editor position for the English-language edition the documentation The Persecution and Murder of the European Jews by Nazi Germany, 1933-1945.
Deadline: April 30, 2021 Details

PhD position at Münster University

MARCH 2021 - The Institute for Jewish Studies at Münster of University offers a part-time doctoral position under the direction of Prof. Katrin Kogman-Appel. The position includes research and teaching focusing on Jewish Art History and Book Culture in the Middle Ages.
Deadline: April 15, 2021: Details

Assistant Professor Middle Eastern Studies

APRIL 2021 - The Department of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Groningen offers an assistant professorship in the contemporary Middle East with a particular focus on the (modern) history, politics and culture of Israel and the Jewish world in their Middle Eastern context
Deadline: April 12, 2021 Details

Lecturer Program Alfred Landecker Foundation

MARCH 2021 - The Alfred Landecker Foundation offers Lecturerships for Postdoc Researchers working on the history and aftermath of the Holocaust and on the social and political transmission of memory of the Holocaust. The program encompasses up to five university lectureships in Europe and Israel which will each run for five years.
Deadline: March 31, 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

Franz Rosenzweig Center Fellowship Program 2021/22

FEBRUARY 2021 - The Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites doctoral candidates and postdoctoral researcher to apply for its Fellowship Program. For the Academic Year 2021/22 the fellowship theme will be Theological-Political Predicaments: Representations of Religion and Politics in the German-Jewish Context.
Deadline: April 4, 2021: Details

2022 LBI Year Book Essay Prize

NOVEMBER 2020 - The Leo Baeck Institute London welcomes applications for its 2022 Essay Prize, promoting new research on the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry by young researchers in the field. The winning essay will be published in the Leo Baeck Institute Year Book.
Deadline: March 31, 2021: Details

CfA Fellowships & Grants Rothschild Foundation

JANUARY 2021 - The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe invites applications for its Academic Jewish Studies Programs 2021 open to students and researchers at European institutions.
The Program offers Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Fellowships, Teaching Fellowships and grants for Teaching Networks, Research Consortia and Language Studies.
Deadline: March 15, 2021: Details

Trial Access Jewish Life in America, 1654-1954 data base

JANUARY 2021 - The FID Jewish Studies is able to offer registered users trial access to the data base Jewish Life in America, 1654-1954, which compiles archival sources of the American Jewish Historical Society (New York). The data base will accessible until Februray 28, 2021.
For more see FID Licenses

CfA Visiting Professorship in Israel Studies, MMZ Potsdam

JANUARY 2021 - The Moses Mendelssohn Center for European-Jewish Studies at Potsdam University invites applications for a Visiting Professorship in Israel Studies for the Fall/Winter 2021/22. Applicants should hold a PhD in Israel Studies, Jewish Studies or related fields and are expected to teach at least one course on the State of Israel. Proficient Knowledge in English and German is required.
Deadline: February 28, 2021: Details

CfA Jewish Philosophy (TT position) at Bar Ilan University

JANUARY 2021 - The Faculty of Jewish Studies at Bar Ilan University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Jewish Thought (Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah), with a specialization in Early Modern Jewish Thought in Muslim Lands.
Deadline for applications in English or Hebrew: February 1, 2021: Details

CfA Director of the Institute for the History of the German Jews

JANUAR 2021 - The Institute for the History of the German Jews in Hamburg is looking for a new director.
Deadline for applications: January 31, 2021: Details [in German]

Tenure Track Position in Jewish Education and Pedagogy

DECEMBER 2020 - The Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg welcomes applications for a Tenure-Track Professorship (W1) in Jewish Education and Pedagogy.
Deadline for application: February 15, 2021: Details

CfA: Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme for doctoral candidates

DECEMBER 2020 - The German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes) welcomes applications for its international Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme for the Academic Year 2021/22. The programme is open to doctoral candidates and offers up to 12 fellowships for projects focussing on the history and culture in Central European Jewry. Projects are welcomed from any period, field and region. The Leo Baeck Programme is jointly organized with the Leo Baeck Institute London.
Deadline: February 1, 2021: Details

Assistant Professor (W1 TT) for Medieval Jewish History

DECEMBER 2020 - The University of Trier welcomes applications for an Assistant Professor, as a W1 position with tenure track for Jewish History and the History of Interreligious Encounter in the Middle Ages, starting April 2022.
Deadline for applications: 15. January 2021: Details

Calls for Papers #4

NOVEMBER 2020 - Recent survey

The Menasseh ben Israel Instituut welcomes papers for its 15th International Symposium on the History and Culture of the Jews in the Netherlands with the topic The Imperial Turn in Dutch Jewish History, June 1-2, 2021.
Deadline for abstracts: November 15, 2020: Details

Edited volume on the Canaanite Movement (the 'Young Hebrews') in the 1940s and 1950s, edited by Shai Feraro and Ofri Krischer.
Deadline for abstracts: November 15, 2020: Details

Special issue on Jewish cemeteries in the Holocaust of the journal Revue d'histoire de la Shoah edited by the Mémorial de la Shoah. Abstracts can be in French or English.
Deadline for abstracts: December 15, 2020: Details

Special volume for the journal Iyunim on American Jewry in Israel: Challenges, Images, and Influence.
Deadline for abstracts: December 20, 2020: Details

The Center for Holocaust Research at Western Galilee College welcomes proposals for the 2nd international researchers' workshop on The Usage of Ego-documents in Jewish Historical research, May 26-27, 2021, via Zoom.
Deadline for proposals: January 14, 2021: Details

Vienna Wiesenthal Institute Fellowships 2021/22

OCTOBER 2020 - The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust-Studies (VWI)] welcomes applications for several fellowships for the academic year 2021/22. Funding is available for 2 Senior Fellows, 2 Research Fellows, 1 VWI-Fortunoff Research Fellow and 4 Junior Fellows. Deadline for all fellowships: January 17, 2021: Details

Fellowships at the Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies

OCTOBER 2020 - The Maimonides Centre vor Advanced Studies at the University Hamburg welcomes applications for several fellowships for the academic year 2021-22, which will be focused on the relationship between language and scepticism. The MCAS offers 2 Doctoral Fellowships, 2 Postdoctoral Fellowships, both for 12 months. and 7-9 Senior Fellowships up to 5 months. Deadline for applications is December 10, 2020: details about the fellowships

2 PostDoc postions Muslim-Jewish Encounters

DECEMBER 2020 - The Max Weber Institute of Sociology at Heidelberg University, in collaboration with the Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, invites applications for two postdoctoral positions starting on February 1, 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter. The positions are advertised within the project ENCOUNTER - Muslim-Jewish encounter, diversity & distance in urban Europe: Religion, culture and social model.
Deadline: December 7, 2020: Details

Yiddish Lecturer at UCL London

NOVEMBER 2020 - The Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at UCL London welcomes applications for a full time position as Yiddish Lecturer.
Deadline for applications: November 26, 2020: Details

Tenure Track Position in Western History

OCTOBER 2020 - The Lester and Sally Entin Faculty of Humanities at Tel Aviv University welcomes applications for a tenure track position in Western history, 1400-1990. Deadline for applications is November 30, 2020: details

Selma Stern Center for Jewish Studies - Annual Conference

NOVEMBER 2020 - The Selma Stern Center for Jewish Studies Berlin-Brandenburg invites to its annual conference with the topic New Approaches to the Rescue of Jews during the Holocaust: History, Politics, Commemoration. It will be held virtually November 23-25, 2020, via its Facebook Account: Details

Professorship (W3) in Jewish Cultural and Social History

OKTOBER 2020 - The Martin Buber Institute for Jewish Studies at the University of Cologne's Faculty of Arts and Humanities seeks applications for a Professorship in Jewish Cultural and Social History and its (Trans-)European Interrelations. Deadline: November 19, 2020: more information

Leo Baeck Insitute New York | Berlin Fellowships 2021

OCTOBER 2020 - The Leo Baeck Institute New York | Berlin welcomes applications for two fellowships. Deadline for both fellowships: November 16, 2020. The Fritz Halbers Fellowship is open to PhD students working on German-Jewish history and cultur: Details
The David Baumgardt Fellowship is open for doctoral candidates and PostDocs with projects related to the writings of David Baumgardt or his scholarly interests: Details

Calls for Papers #3

OCTOBER 2020 - Recent survey

Fourth International Conference on Israel and Judaism Studies organized by Israiliyat: Journal of Israeli and Judaic Studies as an virtual event, December 7-10, 2020.
Deadline for abstracts: November 15, 2020: Details

Special issue of the Jewish History Quarterly on Biographies and Politics. The Involvement of Jews and People of Jewish Origin in the Leftist Movements in the 19th and 20th Century Poland.
Deadline for proposals: October 18, 2020: Details

Spring 2022 issue of the Philip Roth Studies (18.1) with the topic Roth and Judaism.
Deadline for submissions: December 1, 2020: Details

Fellowship Program on Holocaust Research by Claims Conference

SEPTEMBER 2020 - The Claims Conference welcomes applications PhD and PostDoc Candidates for its fellowship on Holocaust Research. Application Deadline is December 23, 2020: full announcement .

PostDoc Fellowship in Russian and East-European Jews under and after Communism

SEPTEMBER 2020 - The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for the Nevzlin PostDoc Fellowship about Russian and East-European Jews under and after Communism (1917-2000) for the academic years 2021/23. Deadline for applications is November 1, 2020: further information.

Calls for Papers #2

AUGUST 2020 - Recent survey

Edited volume on Micro-Historical Perspectives on an Integrated History of the Holocaust
Deadline for abstracts: September 30, 2020: Details

Conference on Gender and the Jewish Past, organized by the [Jewish Studies Graduate Students Association at Indiana University Bloomington February 04/05, 2021
Deadline: October 30, 2020: Details

Journal Religions special issue on Christian Theologies of Jews and Judaism
Deadline for submissions: May 1, 2021: Details

Wiener Library Ernst Fraenkel Prize

JULY 2020 - The Wiener Holocaust Library invites scholars to submit their book manuscripts for the Wiener Library Ernst Fraenkel Prize.
The WLEFP is a prestigious annual competition for book-length academic manuscripts on the Holocaust and genocides in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Submissions including a CV should be handed in by October 31, 2020: further information

Katz Center Fellowships

JUNE 2020 - The Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studieswelcomes applications for its fellowship program Jews and the Law.
The first of two years will be dedicated to Rethinking Premodern Jewish Legal Cultures. Deadline for applications is October 12, 2020: all details for this fellowship

PhD Scholarship German-Jewish Studies

AUGUST 2020 - The Centre for German-Jewish Studies at the University of Sussex welcomes applications for its PhD scholarship on Modern Jewish History and Culture.
Deadline is September 15, 2020: more information

PostDoc Fellowship for German and Israeli Scholars

AUGUST 2020 - The Martin Buber Society of Fellows at the Hebrew University of Jersualem welcomes applications for the Academic Year 2021/22 from German and Israeli PostDocs in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Deadline is September 9, 2020: See for more information

Recent Calls for Papers #1

JULY 2020 - You can find the latest calls for papers regularly on our homepage.

Online workshop series Picturing Jewish Dress: Researching Belonging and Identification Through Historical Visual Sources]
October - December 2020, Deadline: August 7, 2020: Details

Symposion Heroines of the Holocaust: Frameworks of Resistance
June 02/03 2021, Wagner College Holocaust Center, Deadline for abstracts: August 15, 2020: Details

Journal Nashim No. 39 Islamic and Jewish Religious Feminism - Textual Foundations and Practices
Deadline: August 15, 2020: Details

Topic: Shund theatre and drama In geveb, Journal of Yiddish Studies
Deadline: August 30, 2020: Details

Edited Book on Rethinking Modern Jewish History and Memory through Photography
Deadline for abstracts: August 30, 2020: Details

Journal Cadernos des Estudos Sefarditas
Deadline: September 30, 2020: Details

Mandel Postdoctoral Fellowship

JULY 2020 - The Mandel Scholion Research Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem welcomes applications for its Mandel Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities and Jewish Studies, until September 15. The fellowship will beginn October 1, 2021 and run for 3 years: complete call

Calls for Papers #1

JULY 2020 - You can find the latest calls for papers regularly on our homepage.

Online workshop series Picturing Jewish Dress: Researching Belonging and Identification Through Historical Visual Sources]
October - December 2020, Deadline: August 7, 2020: Details

Symposion Heroines of the Holocaust: Frameworks of Resistance
June 02/03 2021, Wagner College Holocaust Center, Deadline for abstracts: August 15, 2020: Details

Journal Nashim No. 39 Islamic and Jewish Religious Feminism - Textual Foundations and Practices
Deadline: August 15, 2020: Details

Topic: Shund theatre and drama In geveb, Journal of Yiddish Studies
Deadline: August 30, 2020: Details

Edited Book on Rethinking Modern Jewish History and Memory through Photography
Deadline for abstracts: August 30, 2020: Details

Journal Cadernos des Estudos Sefarditas
Deadline: September 30, 2020: Details

SHARED HISTORY Project and Conference

JULY 2020 - The Leo Baeck Institute New York | Berlin and the Federal Agency for Civic Education (Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung) are organizing a conference on 1700 years of Jewish life in the German-speaking world in December 2020. Proposals can be submitted until 15 August.
The conference is part of the project SHARED HISTORY: 1700 Years of Jewish Life in German-speaking Lands through 52 Objects and the Anniversary Year 321-2021: 1700 Years of Jewish Life in Germany.

Job Opportunity Professorship (TT) Jewish Religion

JULY 2020 - The University of Hamburg welcomes applications for a professorship (Tenure Track W1) for Jewish Religion, starting October 1, 2020. The applicant will be involved in the training of future teachers for religion. Deadline for applications is July 30, 2020: full announcment

Wiener Library Ernst Fraenkel Prize

JULY 2020 - The Wiener Holocaust Library invites scholars to submit their book manuscripts for the Wiener Library Ernst Fraenkel Prize.
The WLEFP is a prestigious annual competition for book-length academic manuscripts on the Holocaust and genocides in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Submissions including a CV should be handed in by October 31, 2020: further information

Katz Center Fellowships

JUNE 2020 - The Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studieswelcomes applications for its fellowship program Jews and the Law.
The first of two years will be dedicated to Rethinking Premodern Jewish Legal Cultures. Deadline for applications is October 12, 2020: all details for this fellowship

Call for Paper

JUNE 2020 - Submissions welcomed for the conference Antisemitism and Sexuality Reconsidered, organized by the Center for Research on Antisemitism at Technische Universität Berlin. The conference will be held December 13-15, 2021. The deadline for applications is July 1, 2020: all further details

Biblical Hebrew Summer School

JUNE 2020 - The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studieswill hold its yearly summer school from 1-11 September 2020 online via Zoom. Applications can be send in until July 27, 2020: further details and the application form

Call for Paper

MAY 2020 - The open access journal Open Theology invites submissions for its topical issue Women and Gender in the Bible and the Biblical World. The deadline is June 30, 2020: complete call and all further information

Job Opportunity Tenure Track Professorship

April 2020 - The Hochschule für jüdische Studien at Heidelberg (Center for Jewish Studies) is looking for a professor (W1 / tenure track) in Jewish Religious Education, Pedagogy and Didactics. Applications can be submitted until June 12, 2020. full job advertisement (in German)

Footprints at Frankfurt

September 2019 - Footprints in Frankfurt is a research project that explores the history of Yiddish and Hebrew prints (until ca. 1800) hold by the Judaica collection at the University Library Frankfurt. In cooperation with Footprints: Jewish Books Through Time and Place a scholar in residence examines these prints for any signs of previous owners.
These footprints are documented carefully and will eventually become part of our catalogue.

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