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POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN GLOBAL HUMANITIES

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN GLOBAL hUMANITIES

Deadline: April 16, 2018 (noon GMT+1)


 

The University of Bologna, Duke university, and the University of Virginia are launching a call for application for a two-year post-doctoral fellowship connected with the research activities of the Academy of Global Humanities and Critical Theory (aghct.org).
 
We seeks candidates no older than 35 years of age, who have attained their Ph.D. (or equivalent) within the past 5 years, for a postdoctoral fellowship in any aspect of the humanities and social sciences (history, political theory, anthropology, literature, visual, media and performing arts, archeology) to be held in the academic years 2018/2019 and 2019/2020. 
 
During the two-year post-doctoral position, the selected scholar is expected to apply to the European Research Council Starting Grants call (https://erc.europa.eu/funding/starting-grants), one of the Marie Curie programs, or other competitive programs promoted by either the European Union or the United States.
 
S/He will also be required to teach a course or organize a workshop (30 hours max) and partake in the activities of the Academy.
 
The first year will be spent at the University of Bologna. The second will be either at Duke University or at the University of Virginia according to his/her research interests and in agreement with the Director of the Academy.
 
The Academy will provide a workstation, access to services and facilities, and a fellowship contract of 40.000,00 euros (gross) per year.
 
Applicants must submit their application at http://aghct.org/post-doc-2018attaching the following documents:
 

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Certificates of degree
  • A 5000-word research project in English
  • One writing sample (published or unpublished) (in English)
  • One letter of recommendation (in English, to be emailed at info@aghct.org)

APPLICATION DEADLINE
April 16, 2018 (noon GMT+1)
 
Shortlisted candidates will be notified by May 16, 2018 and will be interviewed at the University of Bologna or via Skype within one week from the notification.
 
Any questions regarding the fellowship should be sent via e-mail to the following address: info@aghct.org