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Professional Development

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.

Jewish Studies 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.


A directory of syllabi to assist AJS members in developing courses for the first time, and to help scholars identify new readings and assignments to incorporate into their courses. Open to all AJS members.

Webinars and Articles

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.

The Art of Conferencing

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


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.

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.

AJS Commons

AJS Commons is a social media platform designed to help AJS members bring their work to a larger audience and connect with scholars across the humanities.


Jewish Studies in the Academy in 2018

AJS 50th Anniversary Survey Report

Surveys of the Jewish Studies Profession

2014 | 2008

Historical Surveys of Jobs in the Field

2013–2015 | 2010–2013