Job Opening: Postdocs at Tel Aviv University

Position: Postdoctoral scholar
Institution: Tel-Aviv University
Location: Tel Aviv, Israel

Tel-Aviv University has announced opportunities for Post-Doctoral scholarships for one year as from October 2017. Japanese Studies or Asian Studies are included among the eligible fields of study.

The amount of the scholarship per-year is about 68,000 NIS. Half of the scholarship will be financed by the advisor and half by the university or by the Pikovsky Valazzi Fund.

The scholarship will be granted for one year.

University Scholarships:

The university will grant 20 scholarships on the basis of matching for new post-docs. Ten out of the 20 scholarships will be granted to Post-Docs. from leading Universities abroad.


The candidate must submit the Ph.D. thesis before 10/2017.

Supporting Documents:

*A confirmation that the candidate is entitled to a Ph.D degree and the date it was awarded, or an administrative confirmation that the doctoral thesis was sent to the referees
*A letter from the head of the department (at Tel-Aviv University)
*A letter from the advisor (at Tel-Aviv University)
*Three letters of recommendation (including a letter from the Ph.D. supervisor and if possible, one not from the University where the Ph.D. was granted)
*A short (1-2 pages) research proposal
*List of Publications
*Curriculum vitae
*Application form


The application form and the supporting documents must be received not later than May 3, 2017.

More details are available at:

Research Students Section: Tel. No.: 03-6408161, Fax No.: 03-6416226

About Travis

I am a scholar of Japanese & Okinawan history with a particular interest in the history of arts and culture, and inter-Asia interactions, in the early modern period. I have been fortunate to enjoy the opportunity to live in Okinawa for six months in 2016-17, and in mainland Japan on multiple occasions, including from Sept 2019 to now.
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