The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies () is pleased to be able to offer postdoctoral visiting fellowships to one or two junior scholars to join the Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies on ‘Israel in Egypt’ in January to June 2016. Applicants, who should be about to complete a doctorate or have completed a doctorate since December 2012, should send curricula vitae, research proposals relating to the Seminar and two academic references to Martine Smith-Huvers (registrar@ ) by 1 December 2015, stating whether the application is for January to March or April to June 2016.
Israel in Egypt/Egypt in Israel:
An investigation of the land of Egypt as concept and reality for Jews in Antiquity and the early medieval period.
- Project leaders: Prof Alison Salvesen (University of Oxford)
- Prof Sarah Pearce (University of Southampton)
- Dr Miriam Frenkel (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
Weekly seminars will be convened through the duration of two Oxford terms, 17thJanuary to 12th March, and 24th April to 18th June 2016. These will offer a forum for the Fellows of the project to address central research topics related to the overall theme of the seminar. The findings of the Research Project will be presented at a concluding conference on 20th and 21st June 2016.
The Postdoctoral Visiting Fellows, who must be resident in Oxford during the term, will each receive a stipend of £2,500 per calendar month (pro rata) for the period of tenure and travelling expenses up to £500.
Closing date for applications: 1 December 2015. Notification of outcome: by mid-December 2015.
For more detailed information, contact:
Professor Alison Salvesen firstname.lastname@example.org