Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse (IAST): Visiting Fellowships 808 views

Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse (IAST) is inviting applications for the 2020-2021 academic year for Visiting Fellowships from researchers within a large range of disciplines. The aim is to be the home of academic experimentation and freedom, where top-flight researchers are able to explore new territory in a cross-disciplinary direction and interact with visitors in an exciting environment.

Study areas:
  • History: quantitative economic history (cliometrics), empirical political economy in history, qualitative economic or social history.
  • Evolutionary biology: theoretical models of evolution (applied to family structure, strategic interactions, plasticity, cognition, learning, cultural evolution); related empirical work.
  • Anthropology: human biology, life history theory, human development and plasticity, health and infectious disease, aging, demography, host-parasite co-evolution, diet and nutrition, global health, evolutionary medicine and genetics.
  • Political science: public opinion and public policies, political economy, political institutions, development, experimental political science, studies of networks and their impact on individual and collective action.
  • Law: law and economics, corporate governance, criminology.
  • Psychology: cognition, the emotions, social trust, gender, group decision-making.
  • Sociology: network formation, the impact of networks on social outcomes, sociology of religion.

Requirements:

  • Applications from economists are also encouraged, but successful applicants will have demonstrated an interest in, and a commitment to, at least one of the other non-economics disciplines of IAST.
  • IAST invites scholars already employed in a permanent position by another research-active institution for visits ranging from 1 month to 1 year, during the next academic year 2020-21.
  • The group is interdisciplinary and international, and scholars are expected to pursue their own research.
  • A completed doctorate or equivalent is required of all applicants.

Fellowship value: reimbursement of travel and housing expenses

Applications:

Application to be by email to info.researchpositions@iast.fr and each application should include:

  • CV
  • Project proposal (maximum 2 sides of A4, indicating whether you consider interactions with resident IAST researchers)
  • Period and length of visit (please be as precise as possible, for our office organization).

*Applications for shorter periods are welcome at any time but will be subject to space availability.

—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Institute for Advanced Study  in Toulouse (IAST)
Country France
Fellowship Level Grants
Subject areas

Evolutionary biology, History, Sociology, Economics, Psychology, Law, Political Science, Anthropology

Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 15th November 2019
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