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CfA: Dr. Eli Reinhard Postdoctoral Fellowship, Stanford University

Application deadline: December 10, 2021

News vom 28.09.2021

The Taube Center for Jewish Studies at Stanford University invites qualified candidates to apply to the Dr. Eli Reinhard Postdoctoral Fellowship.  The Reinhard Fellow will be appointed for two-years, beginning in the Fall of 2022.

We invite applications from Jewish Studies scholars with a focus in Religious Studies, law, or gender in any time period, whose research interests would complement and contribute to the ongoing work of our faculty and our students, and whose work promises to make a significant contribution to the field of Jewish Studies.

The Fellowship will provide a minimum annual salary of $69,000, and will include benefits and an annual research stipend. This is a full-time position, housed in the Taube Center for Jewish Studies.  The Fellow will be expected to be in residence at Stanford, and to be an active member of our scholarly community. This includes being available to students for  mentoring or teaching a course, participating in the Graduate Student Research Colloquium, and presenting a public lecture or workshop each year reflecting the progress of their research. The Fellow may not undertake any other sustained employment for the duration of their postdoctoral appointment.

Applicants must have earned their PhD within the past 3 years. Advanced doctoral students applying must include a statement from their dissertation supervisor indicating that they will have the Ph.D. conferred by July 1, 2022.  Preference will be given to candidates who have not previously held another postdoctoral appointment.

Applicants should submit the following materials electronically, in pdf form.  Please send inquiries and applications to sjhammer@stanford.edu and include "Reinhard Postdoc" in the subject line.

  • A letter of intent stating how the applicant would use the fellowship period to further their research and scholarly publication (not to exceed 5 pages);
  • A current CV;
  • A writing sample, not to exceed 20 pages;
  • An official transcript from the applicant's doctoral-granting institution;
  • Names and contact information of three recommenders;

Stanford University welcomes applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, disability, age, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other factors as prohibited by law. Candidates from all American and foreign universities are welcome.

The deadline for receipt of application materials is December 10, 2021.

Phone or in-person interviews may be conducted for finalists.

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