Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, Brandeis University

2452 9803
Fellowship ID:Brandeis-SCIS-SIIS2018 [#9803, SIIS 2018]
Fellowship Title: Summer Institute for Israel Studies Fellowship 2018
Fellowship Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Law / Legal Studies
Middle Eastern Studies and Islamic Civilization, Arabic
Judaic Studies
Jewish Studies
Economics / F - International Economics (more...)
Appl Deadline:2018/01/22 finished (posted 2017/10/20, finished 2018/05/29)

*** this fellowship has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Summer Institute for Israel Studies June 19 - July 1, 2018 at Brandeis and July 2 - 11, 2018 in Israel 

The Summer Institute for Israel Studies is a competitive fellowship program open to faculty members in the humanities and social sciences. The flagship program of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University, the Summer Institute provides faculty with the foundation to teach about Israel in any discipline. Recent participants teach in disciplines such as history, international relations, film, Jewish studies, religion, law, anthropology, linguistics, and security studies, among others.   

Stipend of up to $2,500. Travel (for faculty in North America), accommodations and most meals provided. 

Summer Institute for Israel Studies Fellows will:
  • Engage with world-class faculty from Israel and the U.S. in a two-week multidisciplinary Brandeis seminar  
  • Meet with leading personalities in public life, the academy and the arts on a 10-day Israel study tour • Explore the complexity of Israeli society, politics and culture 
  • Create a syllabus and leave equipped to teach an Israel Studies course in your discipline 
  • Join a network of 290 alumni — teaching at over 200 institutions worldwide — supported by a wealth of pedagogical resources and ongoing professional development. 
Apply through January 22, 2018 by completing this online form. 

 Nota bene: 
  • Eligibility: Applicants must be actively teaching at a college or university that has approved their plans to introduce a course about Israel. Faculty teaching outside of Israel are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to applicants teaching at North American institutions.
  • Make sure to click on the box requesting a prompt be sent to your reference writers.
  • One of your two reference letters must be from a provost, chair, or other senior administrator confirming your institution's interest in offering an Israel Studies course.
  • On your coversheet, please enter a complete mailing address we can contact you with. Addresses must conform to USPS regulations. Do not enter campus building or hall names. Please use only street name and number; suite or apartment number if applicable; or PO box number.

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

Further Info:
781 736-7310
Brandeis University
Mailstop 060
415 South St.
Waltham MA 02454

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