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Job Opening: One-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Jewish Studies Program

The Jewish Studies Program at the Central European University invites applications for a twelve-month post-doctoral research fellowship on a topic related to Jewish cultural, visual and literary studies with a preferred focus on the representation, remembrance and memorialization of the Shoah. The specific disciplinary and thematic areas of research are open, but preference will be given to candidates working on Central and/or Eastern Europe research and whose research interests can be linked to the Democracy in History Working Group at the CEU Democracy Institute. The post-doctoral Fellow will be hosted by the CEU Democracy Institute in Budapest.

Duties and responsibilities

The post-doctoral Fellow is expected to carry out systematic research on the subject, offer a condensed thematic seminar for the students of the university, give a public lecture, organize a conference, workshop, or exhibition in collaboration with other units of the university, plan a study field trip, and engage with the life and activities of the faculty and students at Central European University.


Applicants should have received their doctoral degrees after September 1, 2014 and should have a publication record that is appropriate for the stage of their career. There are no restrictions concerning citizenship, race, gender, or age. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2021. Current doctoral students must show evidence that they will successfully defend their dissertation before the start date of the fellowship.

For more details and to apply please click here.
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