CfA: Post-Doctoral Fellow in East Asian Studies


Louis Frieberg Post-Doctoral Fellowships (2024-25)

The Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem offers post-doctoral fellowships for the year 2024-2025. The fellowships are open to scholars in the humanities and social sciences specializing in East Asia, especially China, Japan, Korea, and Mongolia.

Fellowships are granted for one academic year (October 2024-June 2025) or one term with the possibility of extension of an additional year. The starting date of the visit should not be later than four years after receipt of the Doctoral Degree. The fellow must hold a valid Doctoral Degree no later than October 2024.

The fellowship consists of a monthly stipend (tax free) of 6,500 NIS. Fellows who are arriving from abroad are further entitled to one airline ticket for a direct flight to Israel and back (up to a total of 1,500 USD for a roundtrip, economy class ticket).

Frieberg Fellows are expected to teach a semester-long course in the Department of Asian Studies at the Hebrew University (HU), for which they will be paid separately a gross sum of approximately 15,000 NIS, according to the payment scale for adjunct lecturers at HU. The ability to teach a course in Hebrew is welcome but is not a prerequisite for attaining the fellowship. Any work outside HU would be allowed only after specific approval by the Frieberg Center. Fellows will present their research at the Asian Studies departmental seminar and other relevant forums. They are also encouraged to participate in the various activities of the Frieberg Center and organize academic activities in their field. All fellows are expected to spend at least two days on campus, including the day of the Asian Studies departmental seminar.

Applicants should submit an electronic copy – in one file – of their application to the email address below, no later than February 29, 2024.

The electronic application must include:

1. CV (including a list of research publications if relevant)

2. A Research plan

3. A sample of the applicant’s publications (if relevant)

4. Two letters of recommendation

The applicant should indicate the names and positions of the recommenders, but the letters of recommendation should be sent by the recommenders directly to the email address below.

Please send all the materials electronically to:

The Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem


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