2016/2017 CAS Sofia Advanced Academia Fellowships for International Scholars (SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES)

Application Deadline: October 1, 2015

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.

CAS Sofia is an independent Institute with international and multidisciplinary profile. Located in Sofia, Bulgaria, it promotes high-level scholarship in the social sciences and the humanities. In addition to supporting focus-group research, CAS Sofia invites outstanding scholars to pursue their individual research projects during in-residence periods of up to five months.

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.

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.)

Duration:

Candidates may apply for two periods:

  1. 1 March 2016 – 31 July 2016 (Summer semester)
  2. 1 October 2016 – 28 February 2017 (Winter semester)

N.B. The final invitation for fellowship depends on the ranking of the application and the preferred period. Availability for both periods is an advantage for the applicant. Please, indicate in the application form whether you prefer one or either period.

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.

Application Documents:

Contact:

Mr. Dimiter Dimov, e-mail: dimov@cas.bg
Centre for Advanced Study Sofia; Sofia 1000, 7-B, Stefan Karadja Str,

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the CAS Sofia Advanced Academia Fellowships 

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