Louis Frieberg Post-doctoral Fellowships 2018- 2019
The Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies offers post-doctoral fellowships for the
year 2018-2019. The post-docs are open to scholars in the humanities and social sciences
specializing in East Asia, especially China, Japan, Korea and Mongolia.
Fellowships are granted for one academic year or one term The starting date of the visit
should not be later than four years after receipt of the Doctoral Degree; the fellow must hold
a valid Doctoral Degree no later than October 2018.
The fellowship consists of a monthly stipend (tax free) of $1,800, paid in Israeli NIS
and linked to the representative rate of exchange. Fellows are entitled to one airline ticket
(economy class, up to 1500$) for a direct flight from their hometown to Israel and back.
The fellows are expected to teach one semesterial course at the Hebrew University (for
additional payment, according to the Hebrew University regulations). The ability to teach a
course in Hebrew is welcome, but is not a prerequisite for attaining the fellowship.
The fellows will also actively participate in the life and activities of the Louis Frieberg Center
for East Asian Studies and will present their research at the seminar of the Department of
Asian Studies, and possibly at other relevant forums. Any work outside the Hebrew
University would be allowed only after specific approval by the Frieberg Center.
Applicants should submit one hard copy and an electronic copy- in one file- of their
application to the address below, no later than March 22, 2018.
The application must include:
2. Research plan (up to 5 pages)
3. A sample of applicant's publications (if relevant)
4. Two letters of recommendation
The applicant should indicate the names and positions of the recommenders, but the letters of
recommendation should be sent by the recommenders directly to the email address below.
Please send materials to:
The Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies
Rm 6300, The Faculty of Humanities
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mt. Scopus Jerusalem 91905
For questions and further info please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
To read more on the Frieberg Center: http://eacenter.huji.ac.il/; on the Department of Asian