Deadline: 28 October 2016
Open to: current and future research leaders holding a PhD at the time of application
Fellowship: a scholarship of £7,500 (minus taxes) for a period of a three months, airfare to and from London, the opportunity for independent, critical research, office space and access to the university’s library
The Research Fellowship Programme is one of the key features of the Westminster Institute for Advanced Studies’ (WIAS) and it attracts and brings together current and future academic leaders. It enables fellows to undertake independent and collaborative research on original topics in a stimulating academic environment in London.
Applications for fellowship research projects in the field of critical social and digital media research for the duration of... Read More »
Deadline: 1 November 2016
Open to: practitioners and scholars with a focus on economic, political, social, legal, or cultural aspects of democratic development
Fellowship: includes payments to cover cost of a short-term, furnished rental apartment, plus “cost of living” for food, local transportation, and other necessities. Fellows are provided with a fully equipped office
The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program is offered by The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a private, nonprofit foundation dedicated to the growth and strengthening of democratic institutions around the world.
This program hosts democratic activists, scholars, and journalists for five-month fellowships, bringing fresh insights and perspectives to Washington, DC. The fellowship offers an important opportunity to explore new ideas in a comparative context, undertake individual... Read More »
Deadline: 30 November 2016
Open to: early career scientists wishing to complete their training in those aspects of cancer research related to the Agency’s mission, who also must be proficient in English at a level sufficient for scientific communication
Fellowship: the annual stipend is currently EUR 33,000
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is an intergovernmental agency forming part of the World Health Organization of the United Nations.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) of World Health Organization is offering postdoctoral fellowships which are open to candidates from any country. These fellowships are intended for early career scientists wishing to complete their training in those aspects of cancer research related to the Agency’s mission.
IARC is particularly keen to... Read More »
Deadline: 01 January 2017
Open to: articles for a special issue which will focus on Sociology of Medicine and Sociology of Health and Illness
Venue: online Romanian Journal of Sociological Studies
The Romanian Journal of Sociological Studies is an academic journal belonging to the Institute of Sociology of the Romanian Academy and to the Romanian Association of Sociology. The Romanian Journal of Sociological Studies is a bi-annual journal that publishes original researches and/or reviews in sociology and interdisciplinary research domains (cultural studies, gender studies, international relations, geopolitics, economics, etc.). The Romanian Journal of Sociological Studies is available online and in print. Romanian Journal of Sociological Studies (published by the Institute of Sociology – Romanian Academy – and by the Romanian Association of Sociology) invites articles... Read More »
Open to: anyone who has background in international affairs, political science, international human rights, or journalism
Position: full-time, temporary position that will last approximately 24 weeks
Freedom House promotes the spread of freedom and democracy around the world through research, effective advocacy, and programs that support frontline activists. Freedom House is a leader in identifying threats to freedom through our highly regarded analytic reports, including Freedom in the World, Freedom of the Press, Freedom on the Net, and Nations in Transit. With 13 field offices and two U.S. offices, Freedom House support the right of every individual to be free. The Research Assistant will have the opportunity to become involved with diverse activities associated with the research, production, and communications of Freedom House’s survey of the... Read More »
Deadline: 7 October 2016
Open to: candidates with completed (or be near completion of) a PhD in the field of Russian Language and Society or a closely related field and with fluency in both spoken and written Russian and English
Fellowship: salary of £31,656 to £37,768 per annum
The School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures seeks to appoint a Manager and Research Fellow for the Princess Dashkova Russian Centre. The post will be available for three years, from 1st October 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter, with the possibility of extension dependent on funding.
You will be part of the Centre’s team and will manage day-to-day functions of the Centre and organise its academic and outreach activities. You will contribute to... Read More »
Deadline: 7 October 2016
Open to: candidates with a doctoral degree (or be close to completing a PhD) in political science, international relations or a related field and with experience in project management
Fellowship: £30,738 p.a. (pro rata)
The Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) in association with the South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX) is looking for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to engage in advanced research on the politics, economy and society of Greece, supporting a new SEESOX project entitled “The Greek Diaspora Project: Homeland Ties in Times of Crisis”.
This exciting project will highlight, assess and analyse selective themes such as brain drain, social entrepreneurship, electoral and local politics, philanthropy, and the diaspora’s influence in the fields of education,... Read More »
Deadline: 10 October 2016
Open to: elementary through secondary teachers
Venue: PolarTREC expeditions during the 2017 (usually Arctic) or 2017-2018 (usually Antarctic)
PolarTREC (Teachers and Researchers Exploring and Collaborating) is a program in which K-12 teachers spend 3-6 weeks participating in hands-on field research experiences in the polar regions. The goal of PolarTREC is to invigorate polar science education and understanding by bringing K-12 educators and polar researchers together. The long-term PolarTREC vision is to create and sustain a successful approach to professional development in the polar regions, fostering enthusiasm and awareness to inspire the next generation of scientists and a STEM-literate public. The program goal is to invigorate polar science education and understanding by bringing educators and polar researchers together in... Read More »
Deadline: As soon as possible
Open to: international candidates who hold a Master degree in Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Economics and/or related field
Venue: Fixed-term employment, Department of Political Science, Gothenburg
The Department of Political Science has an open climate which encourages involvement in broader societal debates. Research areas of specialization include elections, democracy, corruption, governance, globalization, environmental politics as well as European studies. The department houses research programs such as QoG institute, Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem), Governance and local development (GLD and The Swedish Election Studies Program. The department offers education on all levels; undergraduate, graduate and PhD, carried out in both English and Swedish. A total of 1,300 students enrolled in the courses, and 140 people are employed at the Department.... Read More »
Deadline: 1 October 2016
Open to: candidates that represent the East European History in the fields of research and teaching in the MA-program East Europe
Position: at the Department of History and Sociology at the University of Konstanz/ intensive and motivating surrounding in an interdisciplinary orientated department with excellent conditions
The University of Konstanz, with its “Institutional Strategy to promote Top-Level Research”, has been receiving continuous funding since 2007 within the framework of the Excellence Initiative by the German Federal and State Governments. The Department of History and Sociology at the University of Konstanz invites applications for a W3-Professorship (Permanent positions) for East European history to be filled by 1 April 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The University is offering a research intensive and motivating surrounding in an interdisciplinary orientated department with excellent... Read More »