Fellowships on Eastern European History, Germany

Deadline: 28 February 2013
Open to: noted and established scholars in the history of Eastern Europe or neighboring disciplines
Fellowship: € 3.500 – € 5.300 per month

Description

For 2013/ 14, Fellowships are available for a period up to twelve months commencing in October 2013. Applications are invited from noted and established scholars in the history of Eastern Europe or neighboring disciplines with a clear preference for projects focusing on East Central and South Eastern Europe. Additional Junior Fellowships will be advertised in due course.

Fellows are expected to conduct a larger scholarly project corresponding to the research profile of the Kolleg. Fellows are expected to work at the Imre Kertész Kolleg and to reside in Jena.

Stipends range from € 3.500 to € 5.300 per month according to the academic position at the home institution.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must hold a PhD (Applicants for Junior Fellowships must have submitted their doctoral thesis)
  • Applicants should propose a research project within the thematic range of the Imre Kertész Kolleg (Focus on the 20th Century and on Central and Eastern Europe and South Eastern Europe)
  • Applications from neighboring disciplines are encouraged.

Application

Application must be received no later than 28th February, 2013, and should be sent electronically and in writing to the directors of the Kolleg:

Prof. Dr. Włodzimierz Borodziej
Prof. Dr. Joachim v. Puttkamer
Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena
Am Planetarium 7
07743 Jena
Germany
Mail: [email protected]

Applications must include:

  • curriculum vitae
  • list of publications
  • project proposal in English (not exceeding 5 pages) that covers:
    • Central questions and methodological approach
    • Relevance in view of state of research
    • Place within the research program of the Kolleg
    • Pre-studies realised so far
    • Work schedule for stay in Jena
    • Planned form of publication (article, monograph etc.)
  • a statement on the relevance of the research project to the Kolleg’s research profile (not exceeding 2 pages)

Receipt of electronic application is sufficient for meeting the deadline.

Informal inquiries may be addressed to the Managing Director of the Kolleg, Dr. Raphael Utz, on [email protected] or +49-3641-944073.

For further information, please review the Notes for Applicants HERE and see the official website HERE.

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