Thomas Arthur Arnold Fund for Excellence in Historical Research at the Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies, Tel Aviv University, Israel

The Thomas Arthur Arnold Fund for Excellence in Historical Research at the Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies, Tel Aviv University, Israel, will award two postdoctoral fellowships in historical studies. The one-year fellowships of $30,000 each will be awarded for the 2017-2018 academic year. Fellows will work with a senior faculty member from the School of History or an historian from the department of Jewish history at Tel Aviv University (subject to the terms of the Fund). Fellows will engage in research connected with their area of research and writing. They will be expected to reside in the Tel Aviv area.

Tel Aviv University PhD holders are not eligible to apply. To be eligible, candidates must have received their PhD at an accredited institution of higher learning no earlier than 1 October 2012 and no later than 1 October 2017. They are requested to submit proof of PhD, three letters of reference, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, a description of the work to be undertaken as fellow and an endorsement from the faculty member with whom they will be working. Recipients will be expected to participate in the post-doctoral seminar of the School of History. This year the seminar's theme will be, "Contextualizing the Self: Creating and Recreating the First Person".

Candidates must submit their applications via email: schoolofhist@post.tau.ac.il by March, 1, 2017 to the Academic Committee, Arnold Fund, School of History, Tel Aviv University, Israel. The letters of reference should be sent directly by the referees. Please address any questions about these fellowships to the above address as well.

Published on: 
19 Jan 2017