Post Doctoral Associate in Jewish Thought

Jewish Thought Postdoctoral Fellow 2019-2021

The Program in Judaic Studies at Yale University is offering a two-year postdoctoral fellowship that will begin on July 1, 2019. Candidates for the fellowship must have a Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2019 and must have received the degree no earlier than 2017. The Program seeks a specialist in Jewish Philosophy and/or Jewish Thought who will work closely with appropriate members of Yale’s faculty in either the Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Comparative Literature Department.

The Fellow will be expected to be in residence, to conduct research in Yale’s library and archival collections, to participate actively in the intellectual life of the university, teach two courses, one per year, with the option of substituting the organization of a conference, seminar, or colloquium for the second year’s course.

The annual stipend will be $59,000 plus health benefits. Candidates can apply by email to – or send a cover letter, CV, project proposal, two letters of recommendation, and a list of proposed courses to:

Jewish Thought Postdoctoral Fellowship
Judaic Studies
PO Box 208282
New Haven, CT 06520–8282

Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2019

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Yale values diversity in its faculty, students, and staff and strongly encourages applications from women and underrepresented minority professionals.