The period of tenure for a Visiting Scholar of the University’s Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies is normally between two and six months and must include at least one University of Oxford term (exclusively summer visits are not possible). Exceptionally, other lengths of time may be considered. Visiting Scholars must hold a doctorate or equivalent status. If you have not completed your doctorate yet, you may be eligible for Junior Visiting Scholar status.
As a Visiting Scholar of the OCHJS, you will be invited to participate in our academic activities and will be given a University Card for access to the Bodleian Library system during your stay. Additionally, shared office space may be available for you in our building, the Clarendon Institute. Upon completion of your Visiting Scholar term, you will be required to submit a summary of your research for publication in our Annual Report.
Visiting Scholars do not receive a stipend or any payment from the OCHJS. Additionally, Visiting Scholars are responsible for making their own visa (if applicable), travel, and housing arrangements independently.
Applications for and queries regarding Visiting Scholar status should be sent to the Academic Registrar, Ms Madeleine Trivasse. Applications may be submitted at any time in the academic year. Details of the application procedure and form can be downloaded below: