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Washington University in St. Louis, Jewish, Islamic, and Middle Eastern Studies Friedman Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Jewish Studies

It is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. This position is for the 2021-2022 academic year, with renewal possible for the 2022-2023 academic year. The nine-month academic salary is $54,000.


The position is in the Department of Jewish, Islamic, and Middle Eastern Studies.


Preference will be given to applicants in American Jewish Studies and/or whose work engages such issues as Judaism and pluralism; or Judaism and gender and/or race relations, social movements and community practices.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

-Expected to teach one course in Jewish Studies per semester: designed in consultation with an assigned faculty mentor and department chair.

-Opportunity to continue research in their area of Jewish Studies.

-Give one talk/lecture for the department relating to their area of research.


Applicants must have earned the Ph.D. by the beginning of the fall semester 2021 and not earlier than 2018.

Applications will be reviewed beginning January 11, 2021. Please submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample (25-30 p.), a research statement, and three letters of recommendation (sent directly by recommender) to The deadline is not specified on the website: for questions, please email Brian Harting:


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