top of page
  • Writer's pictureRaya Even David

Call for Applications

Updated: Dec 19, 2023


• PhD degree or equivalent.

• Language proficiency in Hebrew, and at least one of the following languages: German, Greek, Latin, Syriac.

• Excellent command of English.

• Academic excellence and dedication to collaborative and interdisciplinary research.

Successful candidates will be expected to:

• Pursue an individual research project directly related to the call topics.

• Contribute entries to our online database of early modern Jewish translations.

• Actively participate in collaborative research ventures.

• Present their research at a weekly seminar.

• Be physically present on campus at BGU at least one full day a week.

• Devote 50% of their work time to the research project.

To apply please submit:

• A cover letter in English describing the proposed research project (3 pages max.).

• A CV including language proficiency and list of publications.

• A writing sample of at least 10 pages (e.g., MA thesis chapter, published articles, conference presentations).

• Two letters of recommendation to be sent directly to:

Shortlisted candidates may be invited for an interview. For further information please contact the project PI, Iris Idelson-Shein at:, or the project administrator, Raya Even David, at:

For best consideration apply by February 1, 2024.

Applications by women and first-generation students are particularly encouraged.

For the PDF version of this CFA, click here.



bottom of page