The Felix Posen Post-Doctoral / Junior Faculty Fellowship 2020-21

January 14, 2020
Felix Posen


The Felix Posen Post-Doctoral / Junior Faculty Fellowship is intended for scholars from Israel and abroad who have shown exceptional excellence, depth and originality in their academic work, and whose research investigates antisemitism, anti-Jewish hostility and the mechanisms of antisemitic prejudice through the ages, focusing on relations between Jews and non-Jews, particularly in situations of tension and crisis, and may include comparative perspectives on other forms of discrimination and racism.

The Center will award up to two one-year fellowships in the Humanities, the Social Sciences, Law or Economics – beginning October 1, 2020. The Fellowship offers an annual stipend of $30,000. Fellows are expected to be present at the Center for no less than three days a week and to participate in the Center's academic activities.

Qualified candidates must have completed their Ph.D. no earlier than November 2015.

Candidates who have not yet graduated may apply; their acceptance will be conditional upon approval of their degrees by May 1, 2020.


Last date to submit applications is March 30, 2020


Application Submission

A. After Signing-in The Hebrew University's The HUJI Scholarships and Awards System, please fill out the Online Application Form.
    External applicants who are not associated with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem should first register here.

B. Please upload the following documents according to the upload instructions:

  • Statement of research plan (5 pages, with title)

  • Curriculum vitae

  • List of publications

  • 1-Page abstract of the PhD

  • PhD degree certificate

C. Please attach Two letters of recommendation, including one from the applicant's dissertation advisor and one from a Hebrew University faculty member willing to serve as the applicant's sponsor - sent according to the guidelines described here.

D. Please follow the instructions shown on 'Submission Status' page.