Postdoctoral and Doctoral Fellowships in Russian and East European Studies
|Scholarship / Financial aid: fellowships of $25,000 or $12,500 per year|
Date: the 2015-2016 academic year
Deadline: January 10, 2015
Open to: young scholars who have received their PhD degree no earlier than 2010 and no later than June 2015
The Israeli Inter-University Academic Partnership in Russian and East European Studies is offering a small number of highly competitive postdoctoral and doctoral fellowships in the field of Russian and East European Studies for the 2015-2016 academic year. These fellowships are offered to researchers across many disciplines in the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences, broadly defined, and will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence.
Postdoctoral fellowships are offered to young scholars who have received their PhD degree no earlier than 2010 and no later than June 2015 [Applicants must have their dissertation approved before they apply for the fellowship].
Postdoctoral fellows will be awarded up to 87,500 NIS per year (equivalent to approximately $25,000). These grantees will be required to present two public lectures at their host institution during the fellowship year and participate in the partnership’s main activities and events during the year. The fellowships will entail a teaching commitment at the host university.
The Partnership also offers fellowships for doctoral students who are registered in one of its partner universities (Bar-Ilan University, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv University, University of Haifa) provided that the applicant commenced his/her degree no earlier than the 2010-2011 academic year. Doctoral fellows will receive a yearly stipend of up to 43,500 NIS (equivalent to approximately $12,500).
The fellows will be selected by an international academic committee and then placed in one of the partner universities. Fellows may reapply for one additional year of funding.
Applicants are requested to submit their curriculum vitae (no longer than four pages), a detailed statement of current research interests (up to 2000 words), one writing sample (no more than 25 pages) and two letters of recommendation (to be submitted directly by the recommenders by e-mail). All materials must be submitted in English and state clearly whether the application refers to a doctoral OR postdoctoral fellowship. In addition, applicants must state if they are applying for other sources of funding for the fellowship period.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 10, 2015
Please submit applications through our electronic system here.
For more information on the partnership visit: http://iuap.haifa.ac.il/index.php/en/ For question / concerns please write to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Postdoctoral and Doctoral Fellowships in Russian and East European Studies
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