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MINDSS Postdoctoral Fellowship

Postdoctoral Fellowships 

The Herta and Paul Amir Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Haifa, is accepting applications for  its 2021-22 Postdoctoral fellowship program. The fellowships are funded by the Faculty, the Advances  Studies Authority, and the postdoc’s advisor. Candidates for the MINDSS program are evaluated based  on their potential to make cutting-edge contribution to social science from multidisciplinary and  interdisciplinary directions and become leaders in their respective fields. Postdoctoral positions are  available for scholars performing research in topics related to a wide range of the social sciences,  including (but not limited to): Sociology, Economics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Geography,  Criminology, Anthropology, Information and Data Science, Statistics, and Computer Science.

Grant Amount: 80,000 NIS  

(matching of 30,500 NIS is expected from the advisor) 

Candidates must have a PhD from a recognized institution in Israel or abroad, and must have received  their Ph.D. degree within the last five years. Candidates with permanent positions at universities or  colleges are not eligible. Preference will be given to candidates who have not received their degree from  the University of Haifa. 

Applicants must submit: 

  • Approval indicating eligibility for a doctorate degree, or certification of the submission date of  their dissertation.
  • Three letters of recommendation. Preferably, at least one recommender should not belong to the  academic institution where the applicant was a doctorate student. 
  • Summary of the dissertation and brief description of the research plan (both up to two pages).
  • CV, including a list of publications (if applicable).
  • The academic advisor's recommendation which includes his or her undertaking to provide a  matching grant from his or her research budget. 

Deadline for submission of all application materials: May 15, 2021.  

Application materials should be sent by mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Decisions of the Social Science Faculty steering committee are subject to the approval of Advances  Studies Authority. Notifications to winning candidates is expected on 1 July 2021.

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