Call for Applications - Al-Quds Bard College

Al Quds Bard College for the Arts and Sciences (AQB), located in Abu Dis, Palestine, is seeking applicants for the Global Teaching Fellowship Program 2020/2021.

In its 10th year of operation, AQB is an innovative program introducing a liberal arts undergraduate education to the West Bank, with a current enrollment of about 275 students. AQB is a rigorous program, culminating in a two-semester independent senior project which features original thought and research. Graduates of AQB receive dual degrees: a baccalaureate degree from al-Quds University and another from Bard College, Annandale.

For AY 2020/21 AQB is seeking CEU Teaching Fellows in the following areas:


Human Rights

Political Science

Urban Studies

Humanities (History, Medieval Studies, etc.)

The fellowship is for the whole academic year 2020/21 (10 months - August to May). The fellows will teach a load of two courses, with the possibility of one course in the Core Curriculum (First or Second Year Seminar). Global Teaching Fellows are also expected to contribute to the academic life of the community, advise students, and participate in talks and other departmental activities.

The call is open to CEU doctoral candidates in their 3rd year of studies and beyond and to doctoral graduates who have earned their PhD no earlier than  2018.

The application should include:

 - Motivation letter (please indicate what courses you could teach);

 - CV;

 - Teaching philosophy (1,000 words);

 - Two Letters of Reference (email or scanned copy);

-  Endorsement from the department if the applicant is a PhD candidate (email from the  head of doctoral studies).

Applications should be sent to by March 31, 2020.

For inquiries, please email Monica Jitareanu at