Postdoctoral Researcher in Israeli Studies
|Salary: £34,336 to £40,448 per annum inclusive of London allowance
Fixed-term for 2 years
SOAS, University of London is the world’s leading institution for the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East, offering programmes in arts, humanities, languages, law and social sciences. Inaugurated in June 1916, SOAS has had an international reach since the arrival of its first students in February 1917 and is celebrating its Centenary in 2016.
We are looking to appoint a Postdoctoral Researcher in Israeli Studies to conduct outstanding research in Israeli Studies and contribute to the advancement of Israeli Studies at SOAS and beyond. You will be expected to conduct excellent research relating to Israeli society, culture or history and publish at least two outstanding outputs as an outcome of the research. You will contribute to the research culture of the Centre for Jewish Studies and the Department of Near and Middle East at SOAS and help organise and run the Centre’s events, workshops and other activities.
You will be required to a good understanding of one or more of the key research areas in Israeli Studies pertaining to history, society or culture. Your ability to carry out high quality, publishable research together with your knowledge of the scholarship and of key debates in Israeli Studies, will enable you to successful in this role. You will also have excellent proficiency in Hebrew, and ideally also knowledge of Arabic. The ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with students, staff, academic colleagues together with excellent time management and interpersonal skills, are also required for this post.
This post will commence on 1 September 2016 and is a fixed term appointment for 2 years.
Completed applications must be received by 23:59 on the closing date to be considered.
Interviews will provisionally be held in the week commencing: 20 June 2016
If you have any questions or require any assistance with regard to the application process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
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