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November 14, 2013

Fellowship: American Research Center in Sofia

Deadline:January 15, 2014

The American Research Center in Sofia (http://www.arcsofia.org/) is pleased to announce its second competition for a six-month Postdoctoral Fellowship for scholars currently teaching at an American institution of higher education or independent scholars in the U.S. Applicants must have received their Ph.D. within the last ten years (2004-2013) and should be U.S. citizens or non-citizens with at least three years of residence in the U.S.

In accordance with the mission of ARCS, the fellowship is open to candidates whose research focuses on any aspect of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Bulgaria and the six other countries we serve from antiquity to the present day. In addition to conducting her/his research while in residency at ARCS, the Postdoctoral Fellow will contribute to the academic program of ARCS by presenting a small number of lectures and seminars, and organizing one regional workshop or conference.

The Fellowship will be held for six months within the period of September 1, 2014 - August 31, 2015, with a total stipend of $12,000 ($2,000 per month). In addition, ARCS will reimburse up to $2,000 for travel between the U.S. and Bulgaria, and for research-related travel in the Balkans during the term of the fellowship.

Please submit an application and two letters of reference from people familiar with your academic work to Dr. Dilyana Ivanova at usadmin@arcsofia.org. The letters of reference should be sent directly from the letter writers. Questions about the fellowship may be directed to Dr. Eric De Sena at sofiadirector@arcsofia.org.

The application deadline is January 15, 2014. Decisions will be announced by late February or early March 2014

Posted by sarayu at November 14, 2013 01:05 PM

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