2016/2017 CAS Sofia Advanced Academia Fellowship Programme for International Scholars

Application Deadline: 31 July 2016

The Centre for Advanced Study Sofia (CAS Sofia) announces a Call for Applications for its 2016/2017 In-Residence Advanced Academia Fellowships for fundamental research in the field of the humanities and the social sciences.

ELIGIBILITY

Candidates must:

  • Be non-Bulgarian citizens;
  • Have completed a PhD in the fields of the humanities and social sciences;
  • International research experience (participation in projects and refereed conferences) and publications in peer-reviewed academic editions are strong advantages.

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • High quality of the candidate’s academic portfolio and publications, participation in international research;
  • Innovative fundamental research proposal with significant contribution;
  • Interdisciplinary and/or comparative approaches are an advantage.

WORKING LANGUAGE

  • As an international academic institution CAS conducts most of its work in English which is also the language of the presentations of research results.
  • Therefore, a good command of English is highly desirable.

Benefits:

CAS Sofia provides in-residence fellowships of two- to five- month duration to post-doctoral non-Bulgarian researchers. Junior as well as Senior scholars are invited to apply.

The selected Fellows are entitled to:

  • A monthly stipend of 700 euro (liable to 10% income tax) to cover living expenses related to the stay in Sofia.
  • Accommodation in Sofia, comprising living quarters and working space. The Fellows will also have free access to the CAS library and electronic resources/databases.
  • Travel allowance (400 euro)
  • Research expenses (100 euro p.m.)

APPLICATION

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For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the CAS Sofia Advanced Academia Fellowship Programme

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