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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Charlotte Fonrobert

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Fonrobert, Charlotte
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Jewish Studies
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
Sept. 2022-Aug. 2024
Appointment Start Date: 
Sept. 1, 2022
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Applicants should submit the required application materials electronically, in pdf form.
Please send inquiries and applications to and include "Reinhard Postdoc" in the subject line.

The Taube Center for Jewish Studies at Stanford University invites qualified candidates to apply to the Dr. Eli Reinhard Postdoctoral Fellowship.  The Reinhard Fellow will be appointed for two-years, beginning in the Fall of 2022.
We invite applications from Jewish Studies scholars with a focus in Religious Studies, law, or gender in any time period, whose research interests would complement and contribute to the ongoing work of our faculty and our students, and whose work promises to make a significant contribution to the field of Jewish Studies.
The Fellowship will provide a minimum annual salary of $69,000, and will include benefits and an annual research stipend. This is a full-time position, housed at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies.  The Fellow will be expected to be in residence at Stanford, and to be an active member of our scholarly community. This includes being available to students for  mentoring or teaching a course, participating in the Graduate Student Research Colloquium, and presenting a public lecture or workshop each year reflecting the progress of their research. The Fellow may not undertake any other sustained employment for the duration of their postdoctoral appointment.
The deadline for receipt of application materials is December 10, 2021.
Phone or in-person interviews may be conducted for finalists.

Required Qualifications: 
  • Applicants must have earned the PhD within the past 3 years.
  • Advanced doctoral students applying must include a statement from their dissertation supervisor indicating that they will have the Ph.D. conferred by July 1, 2022.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have not previously held another post-doctoral appointment.


Required Application Materials: 
  • A letter of intent stating how the applicant would use the fellowship period to further their research and scholarly publication (not to exceed 5 pages);
  • A current CV;
  • A writing sample, not to exceed 20 pages;
  • An official transcript from the applicant's doctoral-granting institution;
  • Names and contact information of three recommenders


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.