EURIAS Fellowship Programme

The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 14 participating Institutes: Berlin, Bologna, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Cambridge, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyons, Nantes, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Wassenaar. The Institutes for Advanced Study support the focused, self-directed work of outstanding researchers. The fellows benefit from the finest intellectual and research conditions and from the stimulating environment of a multi-disciplinary and international community of first-rate scholars.

For the 2012-2013 academic year, EURIAS offers 36 fellowships (19 junior and 17 senior positions).

All IAS have agreed on common standards, including the provision of a living allowance (in the range of € 26,000 for a junior fellow and € 38,000 for a senior fellow), accommodation (or a mobility allowance), a research budget, plus coverage of travel expenses.

APPLICATION AND DEADLINE

– Applications are submitted online via www.eurias-fp.eu, where, you will find detailed information regarding the content of the application, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, etc.
– The deadline for application is May 31st, 2011. Late applications will not be considered.

 

Postdoc « The EU as a Global Discursive Actor », Université libre de Bruxelles

The Université libre de Bruxelles, Institut d’études européennes, offers a 2-Year long Post-Doc Research Fellowship on “The EU as a Global Discursive Actor”, from September 1st, 2011 till August 31st, 2013.

Attached to the Vice-President of the Institut d’Etudes Européennes (IEE), the hired researcher will seek to contribute to the research capacities of the EUNRAGG research unit specifically within the context of the EU FP7 funded project “Europe Facing a Rising Multipolar World” entitled ‘Global Re-ordering: Evolution through European Networks’ (GR:EEN)

More information can be found here

Deadline for application: May 1st 2011.

 

 

PhD and postdoc fellowships at Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences

The Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) invites applications to its Ph.D. and postdoctoral programs. BIGSSS is an inter-university institute of the University of Bremen and Jacobs University and is funded by the German Excellence Initiative. The program provides close supervision of dissertation work within a demand-tailored education and research framework. Fellows are expected to choose Bremen as their place of residence. BIGSSS is part of an international network of highly acknowledged graduate programs. It supports its doctoral and postdoctoral fellows in achieving early scientific independence and provides funds for the conduct, presentation, and publishing of their research. The language of instruction is English.

Successful applicants for the Ph.D. and Preparatory Fellowships will pursue a topic in one or more of BIGSSS’ five Thematic Fields:

  • Global Integration
  • Integration and Diversity in the New Europe
  • Social Integration and the Welfare State
  • Attitude Formation, Value Change, and Intercultural Communication
  • Life-Course and Lifespan Dynamics.

15 Ph.D. Stipends/Fellowships

BIGSSS seeks candidates with strong academic abilities and a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in political science, sociology, or psychology. Applicants with a degree in law, economics, or other social science disciplines are also welcome. We offer Ph.D. stipends of € 1250/month for 36 months, contingent on successful completion of each year.

2 Preparatory Fellowships for BA Graduates

Additionally BIGSSS offers 2 stipends of € 850/month for particularly talented BA graduates. After fulfilling some course requirements and
having their proposals accepted within the first year, candidates can switch into the regular three year program.

2 Postdoctoral Stipends/Fellowships

We seek candidates pursuing English-language publication projects based either on their dissertations (by making findings available to an international audience through a book or journal article) or new research. Postdoctoral stipends of € 1750/month may run for between 6 and 24 months. The competition is open to candidates who have received a doctorate in political science, sociology, psychology, law, economics or other social science disciplines within the last 3 years and to those who can be expected to finish prior to commencing their postdoctoral stay.

More information as well as lists of required application materials can be found at http://www.bigsss-bremen.de. For additional inquiries, please check the online FAQ and feel free to contact our admissions officer at admissions-officer(at)bigsss-bremen.de.

Ph.D. fellowships will start September 1, 2011, Postdoctoral fellows may plan their stays to begin later. Non-German students are strongly encouraged to apply. BIGSSS strives to increase the share of women in the university and hence also strongly encourages women to apply. Applicants with disabilities who are equally qualified will be favored.

Applications must be submitted online under „Admissions“ at http://www.bigsss-bremen.de until March 15, 2011.

MPIfG Postdoctoral Fellowships – Call for Applications 2011

Max Planck Institute for Social Science, Cologne, Germany

The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, invites suitable candidates to apply for up to four postdoctoral fellowships and one Central and East European postdoctoral fellowship in economic sociology and political economy. Applicants must hold a PhD degree in political science, sociology, organization studies or related fields. Degrees must be received by June 2011 at the latest. Lire la suite