Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto offers two, two-year Postdoctoral Fellowships to support advanced research in Jewish Studies. The positions will run July 1, 2017–June 30, 2019. Applicants must have completed their doctoral dissertations by July 1, 2017 on a topic related to the history, culture, literature, or thought of the Jewish people. The successful candidate will receive a fellowship of $45,000 (CAD) per year as well as up to an additional $1,500 to support participation in academic conferences. The Fellows will spend the 201718 and 201819 academic years at the University of Toronto, during which time they are expected to continue their research; deliver a public lecture; teach one course in each of the two terms; and contribute to the intellectual life of the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies. Applicants from foreign as well as Canadian universities are welcome.

Applications must include: (1) a letter of interest that describes the candidate's research project; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a brief statement of teaching interests, including proposals for two undergraduate courses; (4) a writing sample, not to exceed 8,000 words. These materials should be emailed to the Centre's administrator, Ms. Emily Springgay, at by October 28, 2016. By this date, applicants must also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent in sealed envelopes to:

Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies
University of Toronto
170 St. George Street, Room 218
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5R 2M8