The Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas, 
Tel Aviv University, offers one or two Post-Doctoral Fellowships for the 
academic year 2018–19. The recipient(s) will spend the academic year at 
the institute pursuing their own research project while interacting with 
faculty and students.

Fellowship award will be based on consideration of scholarly distinction 
and academic promise within the area of history and philosophy of 
science broadly construed. Candidates must hold a PhD degree in a 
relevant academic field, which has been awarded from a recognized 
university after October 2013.

The fellowship awards the sum of c. NIS 86,000, for one year, with the 
possibility of extending the fellowship for a second year under similar 

Prospective candidates should apply by March 23, 2018. They should mail 
the following:

• Cover letter stating how your work adds to or interacts with the work 
done at the


• Updated CV and publication list.

• Current research program (3-5 pages)

• Two letters of recommendation (attached to the application or sent 

• Writing sample

• All materials should be in English.

Applications should be mailed in digital form to the following E-mail 
address: The
recipient will be notified by the end 
of April 2018. Further information can be requested by contacting

The Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas 
is a research and graduate teaching institute in the Faculty of 
Humanities of Tel Aviv University. It is the largest and most dynamic 
center for the History and Philosophy of Science and the Social Studies 
of Knowledge in Israel. Further information about the Institute can be 
found at

For the academic year 2018-19 the Dan David Prize also awards 
scholarships to doctoral and post-doctoral researchers in the history of