Visiting Faculty and Scholars Application

The Helen Diller Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies invites applications for the Visiting Faculty and Scholars Program from a wide range of disciplines relating to Israel Studies. Visiting Faculty and Scholars are an integral part of the Helen Diller Institute every year, and are actively engaged with Institute programs, faculty, and students.

Visiting Faculty

The deadline to apply as a visiting faculty for the 2025–2026 academic year is September 30, 2024. We are looking for faculty who teach at leading academic institutions, have a high level of spoken English, and are excited to engage with the UC Berkeley community. While visiting Berkeley, visiting faculty teach courses in a range of departments. This is a faculty appointment.

Visiting Faculty Application Requirements:

  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Full Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching proposal, including course descriptions and sample syllabi

Visiting Scholars

Applications for the visiting scholars program will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with a final deadline of April 1, 2025 for the 2025–2026 academic year. The Institute will consider applications for a semester or for the full academic year.

Visiting Scholars Application Requirements:

  1. Letter of Interest, specifying the time period they wish to be in residence at the Institute
  2. Full Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Source of funding while visiting Berkeley

Please submit your application by email and send any questions to, or apply by postal mail to:

Helen Diller Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies
Rebecca Golbert, Executive Director
UC Berkeley School of Law
R239B Berkeley Law Building
Berkeley CA 94720-7200