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The Schusterman Center for Israel Studies invites applications for a post-doctoral fellowship in 2012-2013.

Successful candidates teach one course per semester in Israel Studies, related to programs in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, Israeli arts and culture, politics, sociology, economics, or other relevant disciplines.

The fellow is expected to be in residence at Brandeis, to participate actively in the intellectual life of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, and to present at least one public lecture. There may also be an opportunity for participation in the Summer Institute for Israel Studies. The annual stipend is $50,000 and is benefits-eligible. The fellowship may be renewable for a second year.

How to apply: Click here for our online form. It will ask for contact information and to upload the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Project proposal
  • Two letters of recommendation (emailed directly to
  • Description of proposed courses
  • Abstract of PhD

Deadline: Applications are due by January 15th. A PhD must be in hand by September 1, 2012 with no exceptions, and may not have been received before 2007.

For more information: 781-736-2154; Email:

Selection Criteria: Decisions concerning applications will be made on the recommendation of the Faculty Advisory Committee of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies. We will respond to your application by March 30th, 2012.

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