The Sava Ranisavljevic Postdoctoral Fellowship in Judeo-Spanish Studies

Northwestern University invites applications for The Sava Ranisavljevic Postdoctoral Fellowship in Judeo-Spanish Studies beginning September 1, 2023. The full-time fellow will spend two years at the university and will be required to teach two courses per year and offer an annual public lecture about their postdoctoral research related to Judeo-Spanish studies. The search committee welcomes applications from scholars working in the fields of history, literature, linguistics, religion, Sephardic studies, Latin American and/or Iberian Studies, etc. The fellow will be affiliated with both the Spanish and Portuguese and the Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israeli Studies Program, with possible secondary affiliations in appropriate programs or departments. All requirements of the PhD must be completed by Sept. 1, 2023. Review of applications will begin January 15th, 2023. To view the complete announcement for this position and apply, please visit The following materials should be included with the application: (1) CV and university transcripts; (2) Abstract of the PhD dissertation (uploaded in the 'Other Materials' requirement) ; (3) A writing sample; (4) A description of research to be pursued during the fellowship year; (5) Evidence of teaching effectiveness; (6) three contacts for recommendation letters (to be collected automatically by our system), and (7) two sample syllabi of courses you propose to offer. Please direct any questions to Emily Maguire, Chair, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Crowe Hall 3-107, Evanston, IL, 60208, 

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