ISGAP-Woolf Institute Fellowship Training Programme on Critical Antisemitism Studies, Discrimination

Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy | Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Posted Date 4/05/2024

ISGAP-Woolf Institute Fellowship Training Programme on Critical Antisemitism Studies, Discrimination and Human Rights, Cambridge, U.K.

Seeking candidates: We are pleased to announce the availability of one Research Fellowship placement, aimed at early career and postdoctoral scholars with a focus on the interdisciplinary study of contemporary antisemitism. Exceptional advanced doctorate students are also encouraged to apply. Join us in exploring this critical field of study.'


Under the direction of Dr. Charles Asher Small, Founder and Executive Director, ISGAP; Director, ISGAP-Woolf Institute Fellowship Training Programme on Critical Antisemitism Studies, Cambridge, U.K.; and with the support of a group of leading international scholars and policymakers, this programme will house research fellows for two academic years of at the Woolf Institute, Cambridge, U.K.

ISGAP is seeking one exceptional candidate who holds a Ph.D./D.Phil. in a related discipline with significant post-qualification research experience and who are authorities within the fields of contemporary antisemitism, discrimination and human rights. The post holder will have an established international publication record and experience with international research and funding applications.

How to Apply:
Applicants must to submit a CV, cover letter, and a research proposal that will be undertaken during the fellowship to Elshaday Abraham at [email protected].

The proposal should be rooted in conceptual and quantitative/qualitative interdisciplinary analysis, to ensure that their work provides impactful insights into the examination of contemporary antisemitism, discrimination and human rights, in a time of globalisation. The relevance of the research topic will have a bearing on the application and selection process, and each candidate should demonstrate expertise as well as an ability to develop innovative research.

Candidates will be selected by the ISGAP Academic Steering Committee, chaired by Dr. Charles Asher Small.

*Research Fellows are expected to reside in Cambridge, United Kingdom, during the academic year.

The Fellowship Training Programme in Critical Contemporary Antisemitism Studies aims to foster an innovative approach to the interdisciplinary study of contemporary antisemitism and help to develop a school of thought for Contemporary Critical Antisemitism Studies. It will also serve as a foundation for a viable interdisciplinary framework to decode and map contemporary antisemitism as it also relates to issues of discrimination and human rights.

ISGAP-Woolf Institute Research Fellows will be expected to engage in ‘strategic research’ projects and subject matter, supervised by Dr. Charles Asher Small, and other academics and visiting scholars. Fellows will also be expected to help to develop and coordinate programming, such as academic seminar series and international conferences in which they will present their work to colleagues.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Contemporary Antisemitism, Discrimination, and Human Rights: £27,526 - £35,553 per annum.

Deadline to apply is 26 April 2024. To apply, please email Elshaday Abraham at [email protected]

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