Post-Doctoral Researcher

Updated: 4 days ago
Job Type: FullTime

Position Summary:

The Department of Jewish Studies at McGill University invites applications for the Simon and Ethel Flegg Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. This year’s competition will focus on the Hebrew Bible.  The fellowship will be for the 2022-2023 academic year (August 1, 2022-July 31, 2023) and can be renewed once. Fellows will likely teach one course per semester; they are expected to actively participate in the intellectual life of the department and to deliver a public lecture during their stay in Montreal. The successful candidate will receive a stipend of $52,000 CAD  (plus benefits), and a research allowance of $8500 per year.

Applications must be submitted by November 1, 2021at McGill's online employment portal   Workday and should include: 

1) a one-page letter of interest

2) a full curriculum vitae

3) one-page explaining your proposed postdoctoral project in detail

4) an official copy of graduate transcripts

5) a copy of your doctoral diploma or a letter from the Department Chair specifying the defense date

6) a writing sample, not to exceed 20 pages

7) a 500-word summary of your teaching interests

8) three letters of recommendation, one of which should address your competence as a teacher. PLEASE NOTE that once your application has been submitted in full, you will be emailed via Workday to provide the contact information of the three referees. These referees will then be contacted through Workday to upload their reference letters.

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Mastery of Hebrew and Aramaic with an ability to teach Rabbinics as well. 

Applicants must have obtained their PhD after June 2018 and have a PhD in hand by June 1, 2022.

Annual Salary:

(AMURE Post-Doctoral Fellow Researcher) $34,611.00

Hours per Week:

35 (Full time)


Leacock Building


Associate Professor

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McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, .

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