Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto offers a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowships to support advanced research in Jewish Studies. The position will run July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2021. Applicants must have completed their doctoral dissertations by July 1, 2019 on a topic related to the history, culture, literature or thought of the Jewish people. The successful candidate will receive a fellowship of $47,000 (CAD)per year as well as an additional $1500 to support participation in academic conferences. The Fellows will spend the 2019-21 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 each year; and contribute to the intellectual life of the 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 by October 26, 2018. By this date, applicants must also arrange to have three letters of recommendation emailed or sent by mail to:

Centre for Jewish Studies

University of Toronto

170 St. George Street, Room 218  

Toronto, ON   M5R 2M8


Application date
2 years
Humanities : Anthropology & Ethnology, Arts and Art history, History, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy, Theology and religion