Call for Applications

Postdoctoral research associate position in Medieval Hebrew Palaeography – Hebrew Manuscripts in the Digital Age, EPHE, Paris Sciences Lettres

Application deadline: 30 May 2024 Midnight, Central European Summer Time

The École Pratique des Hautes Études, PSL-University in Paris, France, is hiring one postdoctoral research associate in Hebrew Palaeography. The successful candidate will join the team led by Professor Judith Olszowy-Schlanger in the framework of the project Hebrew Manuscripts in the Digital Age directed by Judith Olszowy-Schlanger and Daniel Stökl Ben Ezra.

Working closely with Judith Olszowy-Schlanger and the other team members, the selected postdoctoral research associate will be responsible for annotating palaeographical samples of Medieval Hebrew manuscripts for the online Hebrew Palaeography Album (HebrewPal) (

Position : Full-time postdoctoral research associate (35h/week)

Employer : Paris, France : Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, PSL, Section des Sciences Historiques et Philologiques. The postdoctoral research associate will be also affiliated with the research cluster EA 4116 – SAPRAT-Savoirs et pratiques du Moyen Âge à l’époque contemporaine (

Place of employment : EPHE, PSL, Condorcet Campus, Paris, France.

Length of the contract : 1 year with possibility of extending for 1 additional year.

Start date : 1 October 2024

Essential qualifications :

    • Doctorate in Hebrew and Jewish Studies, with specialisation in medieval history, manuscripts, art history or book history
    • Training / experience with Manuscript Studies

Required skills:

    • Excellent knowledge of Hebrew
    • Excellent writing skills in English and preferably knowledge of French
    • Experience with / knowledge of large databases
    • Research experience
    • Excellent organisation and sense of responsibility
    • Capacity to work in a team

To apply :

    • Send (as a single PDF file with your name and HMDA):
    • Letter of motivation
    • CV
    • List of publications
    • Sample of a published work or a thesis chapter
    • Two letters of recommendation from thesis advisers and/or senior academic figures

To: Judith Olszowy-Schlanger at the address: by 30 May 2024 at the latest

Contact :

For further particulars, please contact Judith Olszowy-Schlanger,

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Offre d’emploi Biblissima – Manuscrits grecs


Les collections de manuscrits grecs en Europe à l’époque moderne.Dans le cadre de l’équipe Biblissima, l’équipe SAPRAT- EA 4116 de l’EPHE recrute un CDD de 12 mois renouvelable pour la recherche et la constitution d’un corpus de données concernant les collections de manuscrits grecs formées en Europe occidentale aux XVIe et XVIIe siècles.

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