Call for Applications
2023-24 Post-Doctoral Fellowships in
Human Rights and/or Transitional Justice
The Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
is accepting applications for two Post-Doctoral Fellowships in 2023-24:
The Vidal Angel Post-Doctoral Fellowship for Research against Hatred, Bigotry and Intolerance, and the Minerva Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Transitional Justice
The Fellowships include:
- Status of Research Fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Minerva Center for Human Rights for the 2023-2024 academic year (1 October 2023 – 30 September 2024).
- A one-year scholarship in the amount of NIS 80,000-90,000.
- The possibility of travel funding for participation in international conferences and/or for a short research stay at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg.
- The Fellowships are open to researchers working on issues in the fields of human rights and/or transitional justice in any related discipline (e.g., law, political science, international relations, conflict resolution, sociology, history, gender studies, environmental studies, philosophy, urban planning, education and others).
- Applicants must have received their Doctorate no earlier than October 2019 and no later than May 2023.
- The Applicant’s research plan must deal with current themes and challenges in the fields of human rights, the fight against hatred, bigotry and intolerance, and/or transitional justice, and indicate their relevance to Israel or to Israel-Palestine.
- Fellows are expected to be present at the Center in Jerusalem at least 3-4 days a week, and involved in the Center’s academic activities throughout the year.
- Fellows are expected to complete a peer-reviewed article or other significant research project during the year, and to present it at academic events.
- Applications should include:
o Research plan (up to 2 pp.) describing the topics you intend to research during the Fellowship year, methodology and relevance to the Fellowship’s research focus.
o Summary of your doctoral thesis (up to 2 pp.) and official confirmation of the date the PhD was awarded or (if not yet approved) submitted.
o Curriculum vitae, including publications.
o At least 2 recommendation letters (including one from your doctoral supervisor).
- Applications should be submitted to the Center through the Hebrew University’s online application platform: http://scholarships.huji.ac.il. After registering on the platform, select “Cross-Faculty Applications”, and then select “Minerva Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Human Rights and/or Transitional Justice”.
- For questions regarding the application process, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications: March 15, 2023
Interviews of select candidates will be held in mid-March. Final decisions – by the end of the March