Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies  

Call for Applications for Visiting Fellowships  

Closing Date: 28 September 2022, 12 noon UK Time 

The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies (OCHJS), as part of its Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages (OSRJL), invites proposals from individuals wishing to undertake a Visiting Fellowship at the OCHJS on a topic related to rare Judeo-languages.


The OCHJS and its OSRJL invite applications for 2 Visiting Fellowships from applicants who are current, established academics and/or postdoctoral researchers working on any aspect of rare Judeo-languages, including linguistics, literature, manuscript studies, and book history. (Doctoral students are not eligible to apply.) The 2 successful applicants will become Visiting Fellows of the OCHJS for at least one calendar month during either Oxford University’s Hilary Term 2023 or Trinity Term 2023. Each Visiting Fellow will be the recipient of a £3,000 honorarium.

Proposals, in no more than 2 pages, should include the following information:

1. Title of Project

2. Description of subject

3. Research methods to be used

4. Possibilities for innovation through the research project

5. Reasons why Oxford is particularly appropriate as the venue for the research, including titles of materials that might be consulted as part of the project

6. Value of the project for the development of Jewish Studies as an academic subject

7. Outcomes of the project (e.g., articles, book chapters, etc.)

Please attach a curriculum vitae and publication list in addition to the proposal (and along with the completed application details form). Additionally, please ensure that 1 academic letter of reference is submitted directly to the Academic Registrar (details below) by email before the application deadline. The responsibility for ensuring said letter of reference is submitted rests solely with the applicant.

The OCHJS will inform applicants following the deadline which projects have been selected for further consideration and then may request further information from applicants before the final decisions are made and announced in October 2022.

Please send your materials to the OCHJS Academic Registrar and OSRJL Coordinator, Ms Madeleine Trivasse, by email (registrar@ochjs.ac.uk) by 28 September 2022 at 12 noon UK Time.

For more information, including the application details form, please consult this page of our website: https://www.ochjs.ac.uk/call-for-applications-for-osrjl-visiting-fellowships/.

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