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Jobs & the Profession

The AJS is pleased to offer the following resources to support Jewish Studies research, teaching, and program development:


Positions in Jewish Studies

AJS's positions bulletin listing current open positions and post-doctoral fellowships in the field. Open to AJS members.

Fellowships and Grants

AJS Fellowships, Grants, and Awards: Publication subvention and travel grants offered through the Association for Jewish Studies. Open to AJS members.

Fellowship and Grants Directory: A guide to grants and fellowships of interest to Jewish Studies scholars, with information for graduate students and junior and senior faculty.  Open to AJS members.


Calls for papers; exhibitions; lectures, seminar, and conference information; and other announcements of interest to Jewish Studies scholars.

Professional Development

AJS Webinars

Webinars sponsored by the Association for Jewish Studies cover a range of professional development, research, and teaching topics and are open to all AJS members.

Digital Jewish Studies

A collection of webinars, articles, and links to online and digital resources for teaching and research in Jewish Studies.

Public Programming

Public programming is a vital component of Jewish Studies. When scholars are able to translate complex ideas into a popular idiom, they can reach a broader audience and enhance understanding of Jewish civilization in the wider community.

Program Evaluation Best Practices Guide

Program evaluation (both internal and external, qualitative and quantitative), during all phases of a project, is an effective tool to help learn about and improve programs. AJS compiled best practices for guidance through the evaluation process.

The Profession

A collection of articles and links pertaining to professional matters in Jewish Studies, with particular emphasis on topics relevant to advanced graduate students and pre-tenure scholars.

The Practice of Conferencing

A collection of articles and links related to the practice of conferencing.

Essays on Pedagogy

A collection of papers delivered at AJS Annual Conferences related to teaching Jewish Studies from sessions sponsored by the Pedagogy Working Group in Jewish Studies, as well as relevant articles and forums from AJS News and AJS Perspectives.


Surveys of the Jewish Studies Profession

2014 | 2008

Historical Surveys of Jobs in the Field

2013–2015 | 2010–2013