DEA Program Fellowships (France)

FellowshipsCall for applications, Associate Director of Studies (DEA) Program, for 2022, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris, France. Deadline: December 20, 2021.

Created in 1975 through the initiative of Fernand Braudel, in agreement with the Secretary of State for Universities, Directorate of Higher Education and Research, the Associate Directors of Studies (DEA) program is the oldest international mobility program of the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme. It enables foreign scientific professionals from all continents to be invited for a period of four to six weeks to support their work in the SHS in France, as well as to promote creation of international research networks and contact with researchers on site.

The program is intended exclusively for holders of university professorships or equivalent positions in higher education and research institutions. Candidates must be under 65 years of age at the time of their stay. Priority is given to projects requiring fieldwork (surveys, work in libraries or archives, etc.) in France. Any application for the exclusive purpose of writing an article or a book will not be considered. Financial support (transportation and living expenses) is provided for 4-6 week stays, as well as support for visa applications and logistics (accommodation and access to libraries).

 

German Chancellor Fellowships (Germany)

FellowshipsGerman Chancellor Fellowships, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany. Deadline: 29 September, 2021.

 

The German Chancellor Fellowship sponsors future decision-makers, multipliers and thought leaders – regardless of industry. You are invited to apply if you:

  • hold Brazilian, Chinese, Indian, Russian, South African or American citizenship
  • work in a field such as politics, business, media, administration, society or culture and have demonstrable initial leadership experience
  • will have completed your first academic degree (Bachelor or comparable degree) no more than twelve years ago. The key date for calculating this twelve-year period is 1 October of the year in which the selection is made.
  • want to conduct an independently developed project with a host of your choice in Germany
  • have good knowledge of English and/or German

Howard U: Rangel Fellowships in Foreign Service (USA)

FellowshipsGraduate Fellowships in Foreign Service, Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C., USA. Deadline: 29 September, 2021.

The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State in which they can help formulate, represent, and implement U.S. foreign policy. The Rangel Program selects outstanding Rangel Fellows annually in a highly competitive nationwide process and supports them through two years of graduate study, internships, mentoring, and professional development activities. This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need. Fellows who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive appointments as Foreign Service Officers, in accordance with applicable law and State Department policy.

Applicants must be US citizens seeking admission to enter graduate school in the fall of 2022 for a two-year program at a U.S. university in an area of relevance to the Foreign Service. They can be in the senior year of their undergraduate studies, graduating by June 2022, or they can be college graduates.

U Edinburgh: Muslim Societies in a Globalized World (UK)

FellowshipsFellow in Contemporary Muslim Societies in a Globalized World, Alwaleed Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK. Deadline: 16 September, 2021.

The Alwaleed Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World at the University of Edinburgh is looking for an early career fellow to contribute to its growing research, teaching and outreach program on contemporary Muslim societies in a globalized world. The post-holder will conduct research into the contemporary social/political/religious dynamics of a key region, or regions, of the Muslim world. Priority will be given to applicants whose research focuses on regions not currently well covered by the Centre’s team (e.g. Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Central Asia, East Asia, The Americas) or on supra-national processes. Applications from candidates whose work engages with broader transnational, international or global contexts would be particularly welcomed, as the post-holder will work with the Centre’s director to develop a research cluster on the globalized Muslim world. The post-holder will also be expected to contribute to the Alwaleed Centre’s teaching and outreach activities. The school welcomes applications for this post from all qualified candidates and particularly welcome applications from members of minority ethnic groups, who are currently under-represented in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.

Research Fellowship in Migration Studies: Danube U Krems (Austria)

FellowshipsResearch Fellowship leading to PHD Studentship, Department of Migration and Globalization, Danube University Krems, Austria. Deadline: 6 September 2021.

The Department of Migration and Globalization at Danube University Krems is inviting a highly motivated and committed short-term research fellow from 1 October 2021, or soon thereafter, until 31 January 2022 for preparing a sound PhD research proposal in the area of migration and integration research. The successful candidate is supported in acquiring funding for a PhD in Migration Studies. If the PhD funding application is successful, candidates will receive a fixed term employment contract for three years to complete a PhD in Migration Studies, enrolling into the PhD programme in Migration Studies at the Danube University Krems latest by autumn 2022.

Western Sydney U: VC Research Fellowships (Australia)

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50 Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellowships, Western Sydney University, Australia. Deadline: 22 September 2019.

 

Western Sydney is recruiting 50 early and mid-career researchers, nationally and internationally, over the next five years through a new Vice Chancellor’s Fellowship Scheme. One of these will be in Cultural Policy and Planning with the Institute for Culture and Society. The Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow with expertise in this focus area will work in close partnership with a range of cultural agencies, local governments and intergovernmental organizations in the analysis and design of cultural infrastructure and cultural development planning at a local level and international level, including arts strategies and cultural policies.

It is anticipated that the Research/Senior Research Fellow roles will have a 70% research component. The remainder of their workload will involve contributing to the School/Institute teaching program including, but not limited to the preparation and delivery of lectures & seminars, development of course material with the appropriate advice and support of more senior staff, marking and assessment and student consultation.

IMéRA Institute for Advanced Study 2020 (France)

“Fellowships“Call for applications: Chair, Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)- Institute for Advanced Study (IMéRA), 2019-20, Aix-Marseille University, France. Deadline: 19 April 2019.

2019-20 theme: “Transformations structurelles et dynamiques institutionnelles en Francophonie” [Structural transformations and institutional dynamics in the Francophone world].

This call for applications to host a researcher in residence in Marseille is aimed at senior French-speaking academics and researchers from all disciplines who have acquired international scientific recognition (awards, publications, international expertise, etc.). The Chairholder will be hosted in residence in Marseille for a period of 10 months to conduct research work in connection with teams and laboratories of the university, as well as with partner organizations.

UWE Bristol Job Ad: Interactive Factual Media (UK)

Research Fellow – Interactive Factual Media (Digital Cultures Research Centre)
University of the West of England, Bristol – Department of Film & Journalism
Closes: 1st March 2017

Whether webdocs, interactive journalism, docugames, virtual reality, data storytelling; digital culture has seen the emergence and proliferation of new interactive factual forms, and the transformation of twentieth century modes of production, exhibition and reception. The i-Docs group within the DCRC explores these developments and their potential for producers, audiences and subjects. The centre now seeks a Research Fellow who will develop, disseminate, promote and strengthen DCRC’s research and knowledge exchange programme in this area.

Working across the DCRC’s local community, through regional, national and international connections, you will keep abreast of developments in the field; analysing and contextualising them in order to identify research themes and questions. You will work in partnership with researchers and creative industry on projects that address the critical or creative potentials of interactive factual, developing and supporting new research initiatives and grant proposals to a variety of external funding bodies. You will deliver high quality peer-reviewed research outputs and contribute to the preparation of outstanding REF impact case studies. In addition you will play a lead role in delivering & developing the i-Docs symposium and related events, including planning and execution. The role will include managing the i-Docs website and associated social media platforms, developing their potential for profile, research and knowledge exchange.

Qualifications – You will be nearing completion or have completed a PhD in a relevant field

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and focused researcher to develop research in this emerging field as part of a highly engaged critical and creative community. The post-holder will work closely with DCRC professors and the centre director, with engagement across the research centre network.

Campus/location: City Centre
Fixed Term end date: 31 March 2019
Fixed term period (yrs/mths): 2 years

U Canterbury Visiting Fellowship: Media & Communication (New Zealand)

Visiting Fellowship at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand

The University of Canterbury invites applications for its Media and Communication Visiting Fellowship during the second semester of 2017 (July-October). The fellow is expected to offer a number of research seminars to staff/students and meet graduate research students to provide general advice and feedback. The ideal candidate will be a senior or mid-career scholar.

The fellowship covers the cost of a return flight to New Zealand, accommodation and a per diem that should cover additional living costs for a four to six week period. The fellow is provided with an office in the department for conducting their own research, a computer and access to the university library. The fellowship should take place either during the periods 17 July to 25 August or 11 September to 20 October, with a minimum of 4 weeks and maximum of 6 weeks spent at the University of Canterbury over this period.

The Media and Communication department at the University of Canterbury is a research-led department with strengths in a number of areas. The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of “People Prepared to Make a Difference.”  The fellow will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich their professional and personal development.

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to the Fellowship Committee atjournalism AT canterbury.ac.nz by 28 February 2017. A decision will be made regarding the fellow in early March 2017. Questions regarding the fellowship should be directed to Babak Bahador at babak.bahador AT canterbury.ac.nz.

U Canterbury Visiting Fellowship (New Zealand)

Media and Communication Visiting Fellowship
University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Application Deadline: June 3 2016

The University of Canterbury invites applications for a Visiting Fellowship available for our Term 4: approximately mid September to mid October 2016.  The fellow is expected to offer a number of research seminars to staff/students and meet graduate research students to provide general advice and feedback. The ideal candidate will be a senior or mid-career scholar, possibly on sabbatical over this period.

The fellowship covers the cost of a return flight to New Zealand, accommodation and a per diem that should cover additional living costs for a four to five week period. The fellow is provided with an office in the department for conducting their own research, a computer and access to the university library. They are also free to travel during this period to see the many wonders of New Zealand.

The Media and Communication department at the University of Canterbury is a research-led department with strengths in a number of areas. The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a
vision statement of “People Prepared to Make a Difference.”  The fellow will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich their professional and personal
development.

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to Ms. Maria Hellstrom by June 3rd 2016. A decision will be
made regarding the fellow by June 10th 2016.