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DAAD Network Mobility Fellowships at the DAAD Center for German Studies

The DAAD Center for German Studies at the European Forum at the Hebrew University awards fellowships for visiting Master and/or PhD students for the spring semester of the academic year 2017-2018  (18.03-28.06.2018).

Visiting students will be invited to spend a five-month term between mid-February 2018 and mid-July 2018 at the Center for German Studies at the European Forum at the Hebrew University. Students will attend the “Contemporary Germany: Politics, Society and Culture” program taught in English. The DAAD Center for German Studies will cover the students’ tuition, accommodation in the university dormitories, travel expenses to Israel and back and health insurance.

Candidates for the fellowship must be enrolled in one of the Master or PhD programs offered by and/or affiliated with a DAAD Center for German and European Studies and should not be older than 30 years.

The application should contain the following documents:

  1. application form
  2. a concise motivation letter in English (max. 2 pages, double spaced, A4)
  3. a curriculum vitae
  4. two references (one of them by the students DAAD Center Director and by a scholar familiar with the applicant’s studies)

Deadline for application is September 3, 2017.

Applications should be submitted by email to the Center of German Studies: msger@savion.huji.ac.il

Decision will be made known by September, 24, 2017.



Tenure-Track Position in European Studies (open rank) | The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The European Forum at the Hebrew University seeks to fill a tenure-track position starting July 2018. This search is open to scholars focusing on all sub-fields of contemporary European Studies. Junior and senior scholars are encouraged to apply.

The positions will be half-anchored in the European Forum and half-anchored in another Department that reflects the disciplinary background of the candidate, such as (but not limited to): Political Science, International Relations, History, Cultural Studies, Law, Economics, Urban Studies, Geography, Sociology, Public Policy, etc.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree at the time of hire, demonstrate an active research program, and indicating the potential for outstanding scholarship. Applicants will be expected to teach and supervise students at the Master and PhD level and to contribute to departmental and university activities. No ability to teach in Hebrew is required; however, successful candidates will be expected to teach courses in Hebrew within a few years of their arrival.

Appointment procedures will be conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and are subject to the approval of the university authorities. The university is not obliged to appoint any of the candidates who apply for the position.

Electronic applications should include the following documents (each in a separate file) in English and be sent to mseuro@mail.huji.ac.il

  • Curriculum Vitae including a list of publications (please present books, articles in refereed journals, chapters in books, other publications, as separate items).
  • Names, addresses and email addresses of three potential referees.
  • Scientific biography outlining research and teaching interests and research plans for the forthcoming years.
  • List of course proposals and teaching evaluations.
  • A cover letter stating your willingness to take the position, starting July 2018.
  • Up to 3 publications.

Deadline: November 1, 2017

For further inquiries please contact the Director of the European Forum at the Hebrew University: Prof. Noam Shoval: noamshoval@huji.ac.il