Postdoctoral Fellowships are available in any area of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. IASH Postdoctoral Fellowship provides:
- Research visit at the University of Edinburgh for three to ten months
- Dedicated office space, University e-mail and library access
- Bursary of up to a maximum of £13,000
- 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
Who can apply?
- 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
- You must be able to produce a transcript, testamur, or a letter of completion/eligibility to graduate as part of your application;
- you do not need to have actually graduated at the time you apply
- You should not have held a permanent position at a university or a previous Fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities.
- Those who have held temporary and/or short-term appointments are eligible to apply.
- If you have taken parental leave or other time away from academia, this will not count towards the three-year limit, but we ask that you provide brief details of why and for how long you were not working.
- Please ensure that you supply a valid email address so that you can be contacted quickly after decisions are made.
- Please complete the online application form here.
Any additional supporting documents connected with an application should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- In addition to the application form, a minimum of two and a maximum of three confidential references are required.
- Applicants should ask their referees to email their reference to the Director at email@example.com by 30 April 2020. If references are not received by this date, your application cannot be considered.
- Referees should comment on the nature and quality of the research proposal, as well as on the qualifications of the applicant. One referee should certify the successful viva (defence) and final examination of the candidate’s Ph.D. thesis.
- The closing date for the receipt of applications is 30 April 2020. Decisions will be communicated in July 2020.
|Subjects||Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences|
|Type of Position||Postdoctoral|
|Closing Date||30 April 2020|