Paris Seine Initiative Junior Chairs (France)

Junior Chairs, Paris Seine Initiative 2020 – TALENT program, Paris, France. Deadline: 17 January 2020.

The Paris Seine Initiative TALENT PROGRAM invites applications from high-profile young researchers willing to develop their research in one of the Paris Seine research groups.It offers the possibility to young researchers to demonstrate their capacity to lead an ambitious research project at the highest level, as well as a research team, in all academic fields. The recruitment will take the form of junior chairs, with a duration of three years, integrated in a Paris Seine research center and offering attractive compensation and research environment. The project will contribute to the development of the Paris Seine scientific community. It is expected that the research program of the candidate be articulated with the research strategy of the hosting Paris Seine research center and create research synergies therein, and beyond.

The Paris Seine Initiative gathers the University of Cergy-Pontoise (UCP)ESSEC Business School, and EISTI engineering school. These three institutions have joined forces under an ambitious project, with the objective to boost their research potential and international attractiveness.

U Nottingham Job Ad: Linguistics & Professional Communication (UK)

Research Fellow in Linguistics and Professional Communication
University of Nottingham, English Department
Closing Date: Friday, 14th October 2016

We are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow in Linguistics and Professional Communication. This is a 2.5 year fixed-term post (1 October 2016 – 31 March 2019) funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), with funding fully guaranteed for the full 2.5 year term. This is an excellent opportunity to join an established research cluster and business unit, Linguistic Profiling for Professionals (LiPP), in the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL), School of English at the University of Nottingham’s UK Campus.

The successful candidate will play a key role in research and business engagement as part of a 10.1 million ERDF grant, Enabling Innovation. This project involves a series of innovative business engagement initiatives with local businesses based in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Candidates must have a PhD in a relevant area prior to taking up the post. Expertise in one or more of the following areas would be a distinct advantage: The sociolinguistics of the workplace, business communication, organisational communication, linguistic pragmatics. The ability to analyse data using corpus linguistics software and/or eye-tracking technology is desirable, though not essential. Previous experience of working in industry or with different stakeholders outside of academia would be an advantage.

The interview process will include a short research presentation and a formal interview.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Louise Mullany, louise.mullany[at]

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CFP EURIAS Fellowship Programme 2017/2018

The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 18 participating Institutes: Aahrus, Amsterdam, Berlin, Bologna, Budapest, Cambridge, Delmenhorst, Edinburgh, Freiburg, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyon, Madrid, Marseille, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Zürich. The Institutes for Advanced Study support the focused, self-directed work of outstanding researchers. The fellows benefit from the finest intellectual and research conditions and from the stimulating environment of a multi-disciplinary and international community of first-rate scholars.

EURIAS Fellowships are mainly offered in the fields of the humanities and social sciences but may also be granted to scholars in life and exact sciences, provided that their proposed research project does not require laboratory facilities and that it interfaces with humanities and social sciences. The diversity of the 18 participating IAS offers a wide range of possible research contexts in Europe for worldwide scholars. Applicants may select up to three IAS outside their country of nationality or residence as possible host institutions.

The Programme welcomes applications worldwide from promising young scholars as well as from leading senior researchers. The EURIAS selection process has proven to be highly competitive. To match the Programme standards, applicants have to submit a solid and innovative research proposal, to demonstrate the ability to forge beyond disciplinary specialisation, to show an international commitment as well as quality publications in high-impact venues.

For the 2017-2018 academic year EURIAS offers 48 fellowships (25 junior and 23 senior positions).

All IAS have agreed on common standards, including the provision of a living allowance (in the range of € 26,000 for a junior fellow and € 38,000 for a senior fellow), accommodation (or a mobility allowance), a research budget, plus coverage of travel expenses.

– Applications are submitted online via, where, you will find detailed information regarding the content of the application, eligibility criteria, and selection procedure.
Applications period April 19th → June 8th, 2016, 12 pm (noon) GMT.
– Late applications will not be considered.

– Scientific assessment by two international reviewers
– Pre-selection by the international EURIAS Scientific Committee
– Final selection by the IAS Academic Boards
– Publication of results: January 2017

For further information on the Programme, please consult the EURIAS website.
For further information on the IAS and their specific working conditions, please see this page.