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IASH Postdoctoral Fellowships, UK 2016
Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at University of Edinburgh is awarding postdoctoral fellowships and bursaries for the year 2016-2017. The institute welcomes visiting researchers from across the world. The main objective of the university is to provide high quality, comprehensive educational and training opportunities that are compatible to changing needs of the students. IASH provides an enviable location in one of the world’s most intellectually inspiring cities, together with a dynamic network of international connections. From upwards of 65 countries, IASH fellows form a global alumni community and many career-long connections begin at the Institute.
University accept all of the English language qualifications for entry to the University, including IELTS qualifications from any IELTS test centre.
Degree Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing postdoctoral degree programme.
Study Subject: Applications are invited for postdoctoral bursaries from candidates in any area of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this Fellowship:-
University warmly welcomes applications from both within and beyond the University of Edinburgh. Applicants must have been awarded a doctorate at the time of application, and normally within the last three years (applicants must be able to produce a transcript, testamur, or a letter of completion/eligibility to graduate as part of their application). Applicants should not have held a permanent position at a university or a previous Fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Studies. Those who have held temporary and / or short term appointments are eligible to apply.
Eligible Nationalities: The Institute welcomes visiting researchers from across the world.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have been awarded a doctorate at the time of application, and normally within the last three years (applicants must be able to produce a transcript, testamur, or a letter of completion/eligibility to graduate as part of their application).
English language Requirements: All students of every nationality are required to prove their English language competence. Even native-speakers of English must demonstrate that they meet our minimum language requirements to gain entry to the University. University accept all of the English language qualifications for entry to the University, including IELTS qualifications from any IELTS test centre. Applicants who require an IELTS test as part of an application for degree-level studies may take this test at any IELTS centre.
Supporting Material: Instructions for uploading supporting documents:
- Please upload CV and Research Proposal as separate documents in .doc, .docx or .pdf format. Please use an easy to read font, such as Arial or Times in 11pt or 12pt.
- Research Proposals that exceed the specified word limit (details below) will not be considered.
- File upload – CV
Please upload academic CV (maximum 4 pages).
- Research Proposal:
- Outline of research (500-750 Words)
- Describe the research they would like to undertake during an IASH Fellowship, including a brief overview of the background, methodologies and potential outputs. Research which is innovative and/or interdisciplinary is particularly encouraged.
- Importance and Timeliness (Max. 250 Words)
- Describe why proposed research is important and how it will make a contribution to their chosen field at this point in time.
- Relevance to Edinburh and collaborative outcomes (Max. 250 Words)
- Describe the relevance of their research to the priorities of the College of Humanities and Social Science at the University of Edinburgh, and/or the importance to their work of research resources specific to the Edinburgh context. Include details of any further contacts they have made with academic staff at the University of Edinburgh, as well as any planned collaborative outcomes.
Scholarship Benefit: In short, a 2016-2017 IASH Postdoctoral Fellowship provides:
- Research visit at the University of Edinburgh for three to ten months
- Bursary of up to a maximum of £10,000
- Dedicated office space and University e-mail and library access
- An allocated University mentor from an area relevant to the Fellows’ research interests
- Weekly Fellows’ Lunch to build community
- Collegial work-in-progress seminar series for testing new ideas
- Calendar of engaging events at the Institute and College
- Opportunities to participate in and design funded workshops, colloquia etc at the Institute.
Application Procedure for IASH Postdoctoral Fellowships, UK 2016
Application Procedure: The mode of application is online.
Deadline: The closing date for the receipt of applications is 30th April 2016. Applications received after that date will not be considered. Decisions will be communicated in July. Please ensure that they supply a valid email address so that they can be contacted quickly after decisions are made.
More about IASH Postdoctoral Fellowships, UK 2016
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