Application deadline: April 15, 2016
Starting date: September 2016

The Jewish Studies Program at the Central European University invites applications for a twelve-month teaching and research fellowship on a topic related to Jewish society, history and culture in 20th-century Central and Eastern Europe.  The post-doctoral fellow will teach one course in the winter semester.  The specific disciplinary and thematic areas of specialization are open, but preference will be given to candidates working on the interwar period or the communist period.

The fellowship includes: 2600 EUR monthly stipend for research and compensation for teaching and a monthly contribution to accommodation in Budapest. The fellow is also eligible for the reimbursement of a round-trip ticket to and from Budapest in the value of 880 EUR but the fellow is responsible for his/her own travel arrangements and health insurance. During his/her stay the fellow will be also eligible to be reimbursed for his/her costs of participation at scientific events in the total amount of 880 EUR.  The fellow is required to be in continuous residence for the duration of the fellowship.

Applicants should have received their doctoral degrees after September 1, 2011, and should have a publication record appropriate to their career stage. There are no restrictions concerning citizenship, race, gender, or age. The deadline for applications is April 15, 2016. Current doctoral students must show evidence that they will successfully defend their dissertation before the start date of the fellowship.

In addition to teaching a two- or four-credit course, the post-doctoral Fellow is expected to engage with the life and activities of the faculty and students at Central European University. The stipend has been set according to CEU standards and is competitive for the region.

Interested candidates should apply via e-mail to applications@ceu.edu including code in subject line: 2016/017. The application should include an academic curriculum vitae, a writing sample or representative publication, a research proposal with an abstract, a sample syllabus and the contact information for two referees. The cover letter should describe research and achievements so far and a statement of what the candidate hopes to accomplish during the tenure of the Fellowship.

For pre-application inquiries, please contact Daniel Rapp at RappD@ceu.edu

Central European University (CEU) is a graduate research-intensive university specializing primarily in the social sciences and the humanities, as well as law, business and public policy. It is located in Budapest, and accredited in the United States and Hungary. CEU’s mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, and civic engagement. CEU offers both Master’s and doctoral programs, and enrolls about 1400 students from 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of more than 180 resident faculty members from over 40 countries, and a large number of prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English.

For more information on the Central European University, please visit www.ceu.edu