Duke University, Duke Center for Jewish Studies

Position ID:Duke University-Duke Center for Jewish Studies-POSTDOC [#19569, 3820]
Position Title: Perilman Post-Doctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Area: Jewish Studies / Open
Appl Deadline: (posted 2021/09/14, listed until 2022/03/14)
Position Description:    

The Perilman Post-Doctoral Fellowship provides a stipend of $55,000 per year, as well as benefits, for one full year, with a second year possible renewal. The Fellow will be expected to be in residence, to conduct research in Duke's library and archival collections, to participate actively in the intellectual life of the university, to teach three semester courses over two years, and to give a public lecture on their research. The Fellow may not undertake any other sustained teaching or employment during their tenure at Duke. Preference will be given to candidates whose area of research and teaching most enriches the offerings already available on campus and whose presence in the Research Triangle promises the greatest contribution to the faculty and student intellectual community, as well as those for whom the use of the Duke Library holdings and Special Collections will be most profitable. This postdoctoral fellowship honors the memory of Rabbi Nathan Perilman, who, after serving at Temple Emmanu-El in New York City, joined the Triangle-area Jewish community in his retirement.

Priority deadline: January 15, 2022.

Applicants must have earned the 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. in hand by July 1, 2022. Applicants should submit the following materials electronically: A letter of intent stating how applicant would use the year to further their research and scholarly publication (not to exceed 5 pages); A current CV; A writing sample, not to exceed 20 pages; Names and contact details of three referees, including one that can speak to applicant's teaching ability; A statement of teaching interests (not to exceed 2 pages), syllabi for ONE course, as well as a list of already taught and proposed courses); A transcript from the applicant's doctoral-granting institution.

Duke 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. Previous applicants are eligible to re-apply. Candidates from all American and foreign universities are welcome.

Phone/ Zoom interviews may be conducted for finalists.

Further information about the Duke Center for Jewish Studies may be found at http://jewishstudies.duke.edu. Further information about post-doctoral services at Duke may be found at: http://postdoc.duke.edu/. Please send any questions to serena.elliott@duke.edu

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
https://jewishstudies.duke.edu/
email
919-660-3504
 
Duke Center for Jewish Studies
230 Gray Building
Box 90964
Durham, NC 27708

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