In-Residence Advanced Academia Fellowships for International Scholars

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Дедлайн: 01.10.2012

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Scholarship / Financial aid: a monthly stipend of 700 euro+accommodation+work space+travel allowance

Date: two to five months (2013/2014)

Deadline: October 1, 2012

Open to: international scholars in the fields of the humanities and the social sciences

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
2013/2014 ADVANCED ACADEMIA FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME
FOR INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS (SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES)

With the support of a donator within the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft

The Centre for Advanced Study Sofia (CAS Sofia) announces a Call for Applications for its 2013/2014 In-Residence Advanced Academia Fellowships for fundamental research in the fields of the humanities and the social sciences.

OBJECTIVE

CAS Sofia is an independent Institute with international and multidisciplinary profile. Located in Sofia, Bulgaria, it promotes high-level scholarship in the social sciences and the humanities. In addition to supporting focus-group research, CAS Sofia invites outstanding scholars to pursue their individual research projects during in-residence periods of up to five months. The invited Fellows participate in the intellectual life and the scholarly community of the Centre (Bulgarian and foreign fellows) while working on projects of their own choice. Fellows receive adequate material and intellectual support and can profit from the Centre's wide international networks, international seminar- and guest-lecturer programme. CAS Sofia assists Fellows in all practical matters concerning travel, residence and research in Sofia.

FORMAT

For the academic year 2013/2014 CAS Sofia provides in-residence fellowships of two- to five- month duration to post-doctoral non-Bulgarian researchers. Junior as well as Senior scholars are invited to apply.

The selected Fellows are entitled to:
A monthly stipend of 700 euro (liable to 10% income tax) to cover living expenses related to the stay in Sofia.
Accommodation in Sofia, comprising living quarters and working space. The Fellows will also have free access to the CAS library and electronic resources/databases.
Travel allowance (400 euro)
Research expenses (100 euro p.m.)

DURATION AND CONDITIONS

Candidates must indicate the preferred fellowship duration and its starting date within the following periods:
1.March 1st, 2013 - July 31st, 2013
2.October 1st, 2013 - February 28th, 2014

The selected Fellows will take part in the regular Fellow seminars and the other scientific events organized by the Centre (workshops, conferences, lectures, etc.) and are invited to present and discuss their project in lectures or seminars. The results of their work shall be summarized in a paper (in English), to be published in the electronic CAS Working Paper Series.

ELIGIBILITY

Candidates must:
-Be non-Bulgarian citizens;
-Have completed a PhD in the fields of the humanities and social sciences;
-International research experience (participation in projects and refereed conferences) and publications in peer-reviewed academic editions are strong advantages.

WORKING LANGUAGE

As an international academic institution CAS conducts most of its work in English which is also the language of the presentations of research results. Therefore, a good command of English is highly desirable.

Deadline for applications: October 1, 2012

SELECTION CRITERIA

-High quality of the candidate's academic portfolio and publications, participation in international research;
-Innovative fundamental research proposal with significant contribution;
-Interdisciplinary and/or comparative approaches are an advantage.

CONTACT PERSON AND MAILING ADDRESS

Mr. Dimiter Dimov, e-mail: dimov@cas.bg
Centre for Advanced Study Sofia; Sofia 1000, 7-B, Stefan Karadja Str,
tel.: + 359 2 9803704 / fax: + 359 2 9803662

Please find information about how to apply on the official website.

 

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