October 09, 2007

FELLOWSHIP: IREX Individual Advanced Research Opportunities (IARO) Fellowships

IREX is pleased to announce the 2008-2009 competition of the Individual Advanced Research Opportunities (IARO) Program. The IARO Program provides fellowships to US scholars and professionals for overseas research on contemporary political, economic, historical, or cultural developments relevant to US foreign policy. Limited funding is also available for non-policy-relevant topics.

IARO applications and supporting materials are available on the IREX website at www.irex.org/programs/iaro/index.asp

The application deadline is November 15, 2007.

Fellowships will be awarded to Masters students, Predocs, Postdocs and Professionals with advanced degrees.

The countries eligible for research are Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

IARO Fellowships cover travel expenses and a living/housing stipend.

IARO is funded by the United States Department of State Title VIII Program and the IREX Scholar Support Fund.

Questions may be addressed to the IARO Program Staff at IARO@IREX.org or by calling 202-628-8188.

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October 02, 2007

Mellon Postdoc Fellowship at Stanford University (CA)

STANFORD HUMANITIES FELLOWS. Two-year postdoctoral fellowship in specified humanities fields at Stanford University, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. For 2008, stipend is $52,000 plus benefits as well as computer, research, and relocation assistance. Fellows are provided offices in and teach for one of Stanford's fifteen standing humanities departments. This year's eligible fields are History, Philosophy, Classics and Religious Studies. Course load: one course and one course-equivalent per year (year=4 quarters). Candidates for this year's competition must have received a qualified Ph.D. between 1/1/05 and 6/30/08. Application deadline: December 3, 2007. Successful applicants notified by March 1st, 2008. See website for details and to apply: http://fellows.stanford.edu.

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Mellon Postdoc Fellowship at Rice University (TX)

The Humanities Research Center at Rice University will award up to three Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships for two-year appointments beginning July 1, 2008. Fellows will receive a stipend of $40,000 per year, as well as an allowance for research and relocation. Fellows will teach two courses per academic year, and will be expected to make significant progress in their research. The fellows will play an active role in the intellectual life of the center. Applicants should describe how their research project would contribute to the intellectual focus of one or more of the HRC's workshops (such as the African Studies Workshop, Cultural Studies of Science and Technology, Early Modern Reading Group, Global Hispanism Workshop, History of Philosophy Workshop, Judaic Studies Workshop, and Medieval Studies Workshop) or to interdisciplinary Humanities initiatives (such as the Americas Colloquium or Medical Humanities communities). For complete details on the workshops and the fellowship application, please see the HRC's website: http://hrc.rice.edu.

Applicants are eligible to apply from all humanities disciplines including, but not limited to: history, philosophy, languages, literature, linguistics, religious studies, art history and the arts. Proposals employing humanistic approaches are welcome from the social sciences, natural sciences, music, architecture, and engineering. Ph.D. prior to appointment. Rice University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Postmark deadline: December 10, 2007.

Contact Info:
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Humanities Research Center MS 620
Rice University
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77098
Phone: (713)348-2770
Fax: (713)348-2729

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Mellon Postdoc Fellowship 2008-2010 at Dartmouth College (NH)

With the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Dartmouth College is pleased to accept applications for two postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities and humanistic social sciences for the 2008-2010 academic years. Successful applicants will be housed in particular departments or interdisciplinary programs. Fellows will be expected to pursue their own research, to teach two courses annually in their home departments or programs, and to participate in the life of those host departments or programs. At least one of the four courses should contribute something new to the Dartmouth curriculum. Fellows will not be asked to teach basic language courses.

Applicants must have received their Ph.D. degrees after January 1, 2005. Applications for fellowships beginning in 2008 are due by November 15, 2007. Application materials, letters of recommendation, and transcripts must arrive at Dartmouth before the deadline. Fellows will enjoy full use of such college resources as the library, computing center, Leslie, Rockefeller and Dickey Centers, Hood Museum of Art and Hopkins Center. The annual stipend for the 2008-10 fellow will be $50,000 plus benefits, a research allowance of $2,000, and a first-year only computer allowance of $2,500.

View a more detailed description and details about how to apply at
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~lhc/mellon.html

Contact Info:
Administrator, Leslie Center for the Humanities 6240 Haldeman Center,
Room 263 Dartmouth College Hanover, NH 03755-3526
(603) 646-0896; fax: 603-646-0998
Email: humanities.center@dartmouth.edu
Website: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~lhc/mellon.html

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September 25, 2007

Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Havighurst Center

Postdoctoral fellowships are awarded annually by the Havighurst Center. Fellowships are given in all areas of academic study related to Russia and other post Soviet countries, including history, politics, music, culture, art, architecture, religion, literature, and daily life.

The fellowships are designed for junior scholars of exceptional promise. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to pursue their research agenda for a calendar year with the support of a competitive salary and up to $2,000 for research support.

Fellowships are for one year, but may be renewed for a second year. Fellows normally are expected to teach four 15 week courses in the field of their primary research interest per year and to assist in developing Havighurst programs in the area of their interest. Fellows must have their Ph.D. (or Kandidat nauk) in hand by the beginning of their fellowship, and those without native ability in English must have a demonstrated capability to lecture in English.

Fellowships are open to applicants from all countries. The areas that the Center is interested in will change annually, and candidates are encouraged to contact the center directly before making an application.

Candidates should send their curriculum vitae, a one page description of their research proposal, a description of each of the courses they would like to teach, and three letters of reference--in English--to The Havighurst Center, Fellowship Program, Harrison Hall, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 45056. For best consideration, applications should be received by November 1 to be considered for the following academic year. Queries may be addressed to havighurstcenter@muohio.edu. Miami University is an equal opportunity employer and applications from female and minority scholars are strongly encouraged.

http://www.units.muohio.edu/havighurstcenter/opportunities/postdoctoral.html

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September 19, 2007

Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania

MELLON POSTDOCTORAL TEACHING FELLOWSHIPS
In the Humanities and Humanistic Social Sciences 2008-2009

The School of Arts and Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania invites applicants for four two-year postdoctoral teaching fellowships in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. Fellows will teach one course per term. Eligibility is limited to applicants who will have received their Ph.D. within two years prior to the time they begin their fellowship at Penn (August 2006 or later). $46,968 stipend. Application deadline: November 2, 2007. We are especially seeking one fellow in the field of Classical Archaeology.

For guidelines and application, see the School of Arts and Sciences website http:www.sas.upenn.edu/deans-office/Mellon or write:
Office of the Dean
School of Arts and Sciences
University of Pennsylvania
116 College Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6377

The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer; women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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September 18, 2007

Global Ethnic Literatures Seminar Fellowships for faculty and graduate students 2008-9

Each fall GELS supports four faculty and six graduate students fellows in a weekly seminar devoted to their specific interests on global and ethnic issues. Fellows will be joined over the course of the semester by distinguished visitors. Faculty fellows receive a course reduction in the fall term to participate in the seminar (with reimbursement to their home unit) and $1000 in research funds. Graduate student fellows receive $3000 in summer funding in advance of their time in GELS and tuition, a stipend equivalent to a .50 GSI, and GradCare in the fall term. There are also opportunities to teach courses of one's own design in the winter term. Information about application and application forms are available on the GELS website at http://www.lsa.umich.edu/complit/gels/. The application deadline is 12 p.m. January 7, 2008.

Faculty Applications
Faculty must notify their departments of their intention to apply. The deadline for receipt of application materials is January 7, 2008 at noon. Complete applications include six collated sets of the following:
1. GELS application form
2. A brief description, not more than 1000 words, of the work that you would like to pursue in GELS
3. A complete C.V.
4. A letter of support by the chair or director of your unit

Graduate Students Applications
Graduate students must notify their departments of their intention to apply. The deadline for receipt of application materials is January 7, 2008 at noon. Complete applications include six collated sets of the following:
1. GELS application form
2. A brief description, not more than 1000 words, of the work that you would like to pursue in GELS
3. An official transcript
4. A letter of support by the chair of your dissertation committee or the director of graduate studies in your unit

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September 17, 2007

The Wolfsonian-FIU Fellowship Program, Florida International University, Miami Beach, FL

The Wolfsonian–Florida International University is a museum and research center that promotes the examination of modern visual and material culture. The focus of the Wolfsonian collection is on North American and European decorative arts, propaganda, architecture, and industrial and graphic design from the period 1885-1945. The United States, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands are the countries most extensively represented. There are also smaller but significant collections of materials from a number of other countries, including Austria, Czechoslovakia, France, Japan, the former Soviet Union and Hungary. The Wolfsonian library has approximately 50,000 rare books, periodicals, and ephemeral items, as well as standard reference materials.

Fellowships are intended to support full-time research, generally for a period of three to five weeks. The program is open to holders of master’s or doctoral degrees, Ph.D. candidates, and to others who have a significant record of professional achievement in relevant fields.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss their project with the Fellowship Coordinator prior to submission to ensure the relevance of their proposals to the Wolfsonian’s collection. For more information about The Wolfsonian and its collection, visit the website, http://www.wolfsonian.fiu.edu/education/research, call 305-535-2613, or email to research@thewolf.fiu.edu.

The application deadline is December 31, for residency during the 2008-2010 academic years.

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Smith Richardson Foundation, World Politics and Statecraft Dissertation Fellowship

The Smith Richardson Foundation is pleased to announce a new annual grant competition to support Ph.D. dissertation research on American foreign policy, international relations, international security, strategic studies, area studies, and diplomatic and military history. The Foundation will award up to twenty grants of $7,500 each.

The fellowship’s objective is to support the research and writing of policy-relevant dissertations through funding of fieldwork, archival research, and language training. In evaluating applications, the Foundation will accord preference to those projects that could directly inform U.S. policy debates and thinking, rather than dissertations that are principally focused on abstract theory or debates within a scholarly discipline.

Visit the website at http://www.srf.org/grants/world_politics.php

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2008–2009 Fellowship Opportunities at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum - Washington, DC

The Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum awards fellowships to support significant research and writing about the Holocaust. Awards are granted on a competitive basis. The Center welcomes proposals from scholars in all relevant academic disciplines, including history, political science, literature, Jewish studies, philosophy, religion, psychology, comparative genocide studies, law, and others. Fellowships are awarded to candidates working on their dissertations (ABD), postdoctoral researchers, and senior scholars. Applicants must be affiliated with an academic and/or research institution. Immediate post-docs and faculty between appointments will also be considered.

The specific fellowship and the length of the award are at the Center’s discretion. Individual awards generally range up to nine months of residency; a minimum of three consecutive months is required. Fellowships of five months or longer have proven most effective. Stipends range up to $3,000 per month. Residents of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area receive a modified stipend and term of residency.

Fellowship applications and supporting materials must be received by November 30, 2007.

For complete fellowship competition guidelines and to download a fellowship application please visit www.ushmm.org/research/center/fellowship
Please direct fellowship inquiries to:
Dr. Lisa Yavnai
Director, Visiting Scholar Programs
Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW
Washington, D.C. 20024-2126
tel: 202.314.7829
fax: 202.479.9726
Email: visiting_scholars@ushmm.org
Visit the website at http://www.ushmm.org/research/center/fellowship

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Sabbatical Fellowships in the Humanities and Social Sciences, American Philosophical Society

Since 1998 the American Philosophical Society has conducted a program of fellowships in the humanities and social sciences, generously supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, which is designed to supplement an awarded sabbatical/research leave. In 2006-2007 the Society awarded 18 sabbatical fellowships.

Eligibility
The Sabbatical Fellowships program is open to mid-career faculty of universities and 4-year colleges in the United States who have been granted a sabbatical/research leave, but for whom financial support from the home institution is available for only part of the year. Candidates must not have had financially supported leave at any time subsequent to September 1, 2005. The total of institutional and external support should not exceed the academic year salary for the year in which the fellowship is held. There is no restriction on where the fellow resides; indicate the appropriateness of available resources. The candidate's doctoral degree must have been conferred no later than 2000, and no earlier than 1987.

Award and Duration
The Sabbatical Fellowship carries a stipend of $30,000 to $40,000. The precise amount of each fellowship will be determined by the committee. Tenure of the fellowship is for the academic year 2008-2009 or for the calendar year 2009. Payment occurs in either January or July 2009. In May 2009 the fellows will participate in a two-day, all-expenses-paid symposium at the APS in Philadelphia to discuss their work.

Deadline and Notification
Applications and letters must be received by October 15. This is a receipt deadline, NOT a postmark deadline. A complete application includes all of the materials listed below. It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that all materials arrived on time by contacting Linda Musumeci, Research Administrator, at LMusumeci@amphilsoc.org or 215-440-3429. Written notification is sent in March.

Requirements for Fellows
Fellows are expected to submit a report on progress made during the year within two months after the tenure of the fellowship. Publications issuing from the work accomplished must acknowledge the Society's help in print.

Applications
Complete applications include materials listed below in sections 1 and 2; all materials are due by October 15.
1. One complete set (clipped, not stapled, if sent by U.S. mail) of the following materials:
Cover sheet, downloadable from the website Letter from a university official, approving leave for sabbatical/research year, or affirming eligibility for leave, and giving date when final approval will be forthcoming Statement of the project, in three sections: in three sections: (1) purpose, methodology, and interpretive framework; (2) how the project will contribute to present knowledge of the subject; and (3) work accomplished to date. The statement must not exceed 4 double-spaced typed pages (1,000 words).

Type name, date, and title of project at the top of the first page, and last name in capital letters in upper left corner of each page. Applicant's curriculum vitae, maximum of three pages; including education, work experience, and publications of monographs and articles in peer-reviewed journals, indicating with an asterisk the publications that are particularly significant to the present proposal.

Writing sample, a maximum of 15 photocopied pages from a work in print.
2. Three letters, which MUST be on our form and be received by October 15.
This is a receipt deadline, NOT a postmark deadline.
Linda Musumeci, Research Administrator
American Philosophical Society
104 South Fifth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Email: lmusumeci@amphilsoc.org
Visit the website at http://www.amphilsoc.org/grants/sabbatical.htm

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September 05, 2007

Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program

The purpose of the Jacob K. Javits (JKJ) Fellowship Program is to award fellowships to eligible students of superior ability, selected on the basis of demonstrated achievement, financial need, and exceptional promise, to undertake graduate study in specific fields in the arts, humanities, and social sciences leading to a doctoral degree or to a master's degree in those fields in which the master's degree is the terminal highest degree awarded in the selected field of study at accredited institutions of higher education.

The selected fields in the arts are: creative writing, music performance, music theory, music composition, music literature, studio arts (including photography), television, film, cinematography, theater arts, playwriting, screenwriting, acting, and dance. The selected fields in the humanities are: American history, art history (including architectural history), archeology, area studies, classics, comparative literature, English language and literature, folklore, folk life, foreign languages and literature, foreign languages that are less commonly taught as follows: Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Indic family (including Hindi, Urdu, Sinhala, Bengali, Nepali, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Oriya, Assamese); Iranian family (including Dari, Farsi, Tajiki, Kurdish, Pashto, Balochi); and Turkic family (including Turkish, Azerbaijani/Azeri, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Turkmen, Uzbek, Uyghur), linguistics, non-American history, philosophy, religion (excluding study of religious vocation), speech, rhetoric, and debate. The selected fields in the social sciences are: anthropology, communications and media, criminology, economics, ethnic and cultural studies, geography, political science, psychology (excluding clinical psychology), public policy and public administration, and sociology (excluding the master's and doctoral degrees in social work).

Applications Available: August 29, 2007.
Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: October 15, 2007.
Deadline for Transmittal of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): January 31, 2008.

Eligible Applicants: Individuals who at the time of application: (1) Have not completed their first full year of study for a doctoral degree or a master's degree in those fields in which the master's degree is the terminal highest degree awarded in the selected field of study, or will be entering a doctoral degree program or a master's degree program in those fields in which the master's degree is the terminal highest degree awarded in the selected field of study in academic year 2008-2009; (2) are eligible to receive grant, loan, or work assistance pursuant to section 484 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA); and (3) intend to pursue a doctoral or master's degree in fields selected by the JKJ Fellowship Board at accredited U.S. institutions of higher education. An individual must be a citizen or national of the United States, a permanent resident of the United States, in the United States for other than a temporary purpose and intending to become a permanent resident, or a citizen of any one of the Freely Associated States.

Estimated Available Funds: $2,782,212.
Estimated Average Size of Awards: $42,892.
Estimated Number of Awards: 64.
Additional Information: Applicable regulations, priorities, and other information are available in the Federal Register notice.
Additional information is available online at:http://www.ed.gov/legislation/FedRegister/announcements/2007-3/082907b.html

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September 04, 2007

Grants for Post-Doctoral Field Research in Central Asia and the South Caucasus, Spring & Summer 2008

American Councils (ACTR) is pleased to announce that applications for its 2008-2009 Special Initiatives Research Fellowship are now available. Applications for spring and summer programs are due October 1; applications for fall and academic year programs are due January 15. The Special Initiatives Research Fellowship, available through American Councils, offers post-doctoral scholars and faculty up to $35,000 for field-based, policy-relevant research in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Applicants may apply to conduct research in more than one country but must plan to spend at least four months in the region overall.

With its extensive network of offices and staff throughout Central Asia and the Caucasus, American Councils is uniquely suited to assist scholars in the field with travel, visas, academic affiliations, archive access, insurance, and logistical support.

Eligibility: Applicants to the Special Initiatives Fellowship must:

--Hold a Ph.D. in a policy-relevant field
--Possess sufficient language skills to carry out their proposed research
--Plan to spend at least four months conducting research in the region
--Plan to begin their projects no later than June 1, 2008 if applying on the October 1, 2007 deadline (spring and summer programs) and no later than December 31, 2008 if applying on the January 15, 2008 deadline (fall and academic year programs)
--Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. All applications will receive consideration without regard to any non-merit factors such as race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, age (with authorized exceptions), political affiliation, or disability.

Funding for the program is made available by the U.S. Department of State’s Program for the Study of Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (Title VIII).

Applications are available for download at www.americancouncils.org or by contacting the American Councils Outbound Office.

Outbound Programs/ Title VIII Research Scholars
American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS
1776 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20036
Telephone: (202) 833-7522
Email: outbound@americancouncils.org
Website: www.americancouncils.org

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August 28, 2007

Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Harvard University
Davis Center for Russian Studies

• For junior scholars who will have completed the PhD or equivalent by September 2008, but no earlier than September 2003.
• Full academic year or a minimum of one semester.
• Stipend of $35,000 plus basic family medical insurance.
• Citizens of all countries may apply.

Contact: Research Programs Coordinator, dcpdoc@fas.harvard.edu, tel. 617.495.4038.
Or download 2008-09 Fellowship Application:
Word document that can be typed and printed out. (scroll through application with tab key)
Adobe document that can be printed out and filled in by hand.

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August 23, 2007

Postdoctoral funding: OSCE Academy in Bishkek

Two Research & Teaching Fellowships at the OSCE Academy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Application Deadline: 15 September 2007
don't hesitate
Requirements:
The qualified candidate holds at least an MA/MSc but preferably a PhD degree in Political Science or a related field and has teaching experience.

The fellowship has the following terms and components:
1) A teaching assignment of a course on either Topics in Comparative Politics (for instance Processes and Institution) or Topics in International Relations (for instance Development Studies and Political Economy). These are a 3 credit hour courses, meeting twice a week for 90 min sessions from January 14, 2008 through May 30, 2008 (with a break in March). The period of contract is from January 1 to May 31, 2008. Additionally, we expect the fellow to spend 6 hours per week for personal preparation to the courses with lecture/seminar notes, preparation of assignments, and grading/evaluation of students.

2) The fellowship also includes office hours for students, 4 hours a week. Depending on other events at the Academy, such as workshops, conferences, meetings, research presentations, 2-4 hours of additional time will be needed.

3) Overall, the commitment at the Academy will not exceed the load of 20 hours per week. However, due to the nature of an academic environment, the load may vary from about 15 to 25 hours per week.
During the rest of the time, the fellows are encouraged to conduct their research and will receive full support of the Academy and our partners. We expect the fellows to present their research to the students and the greater audience during the fellowship period with us.

Interested applicants should submit their CV, a sample syllabus of a previously taught class, a short summary of their research project, and two letters of reference from people familiar with the candidate's academic work to t.epkenhans@osce-academy.net until September 15, 2007. With any questions on this call, please contact us.

The OSCE Academy in Bishkek is a public foundation designed to promote and enhance the principles and aims of the OSCE in the Central Asian region. Located in Bishkek, the OSCE Academy is strongly embedded in the wider Central Asian academic and political context and follows a distinctive regional approach in its activities. The Academy is looking for two research and teaching fellows in the MA Program Political Science for the spring semester 2008.

The OSCE Academy will provide/cover - a) Economy class roundtrip airfare from the city of current residence to Bishkek; b) Entry visa expenses to Kyrgyzstan, if any; c) Housing will be provided by the Academy; d) Honorarium of 600 Euros per month for teaching the 3 credit hour course; e) 100 Euro one-time settling-in fee; f) office space and a computer, as well as access to all of our facilities.
NOTE: The Academy will not be able to provide health insurance.

The OSCE Academy in Bishkek is an equal-opportunity institution. It operates on the principle of non-discrimination. All recruitment decisions are taken on the basis of best qualification of the candidates, with consideration of regional and gender balance.

Dr. Tim Epkenhans
Director
OSCE Academy
Bishkek - Kyrgyz Republic

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Postdoctoral funding: Special Initiatives Research Fellowship, ACTR

American Councils (ACTR) is pleased to announce that applications for its 2008-2009 Special Initiatives Research Fellowship are now available. Applications for spring and summer programs are due October 1; applications for fall and academic year programs are due January 15.

The Special Initiatives Research Fellowship, available through American Councils, offers post-doctoral scholars and faculty up to $35,000 for field-based, policy-relevant research in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Applicants may apply to conduct research in more than one country but must plan to spend at least four months in the region overall.

Eligibility: Applicants to the Special Initiatives Fellowship must:
- Hold a Ph.D. in a policy-relevant field
- Possess sufficient language skills to carry out their proposed research
- Plan to spend at least four months conducting research in the region
- Plan to begin their projects no later than June 1, 2008 if applying on the October 1, 2007 deadline (spring and summer programs) and no later than December 31, 2008 if applying on the January 15, 2008 deadline (fall and academic year programs)
- Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. All applications will receive consideration without regard to any non-merit factors such as race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, age (with authorized exceptions), political affiliation, or disability.

Applications are available for download at www.americancouncils.org or by contacting the American Councils Outbound Office.

For more information, please contact:
Outbound Programs/ Title VIII Research Scholars American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS
1776 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 700 Washington, D.C. 20036
Telephone: (202) 833-7522
Email: outbound@americancouncils.org

With its extensive network of offices and staff throughout Central Asia and the Caucasus, American Councils is uniquely suited to assist scholars in the field with travel, visas, academic affiliations, archive access, insurance, and logistical support.

Funding for the program is made available by the U.S. Department of State's Program for the Study of Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (Title VIII).

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August 02, 2007

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Columbia University's Society of Fellows in the Humanities

Columbia University's Society of Fellows in the Humanities is one of the oldest and most established postdoctoral fellowship programs in the United States. The Society is proud to sponsor some of the most interesting interdisciplinary work in the humanities currently conducted in the United States.

Housed in the Heyman Center for the Humanities, the Society serves as a hub of vibrant intellectual activity built around its Fellows and Governing Board, which includes some of Columbia's celebrated scholars and teachers. The fellowship offers a supportive and peaceful environment for junior scholars to produce the first works that are critical for launching their careers.

Alumni of the Society have become tenured faculty at some of the finest institutions of higher education in the United States and abroad, and include top-ranking scholars in fields such as anthropology, political science, music, art history, classics, and philosophy.

The Columbia Society of Fellows in the Humanities, with grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the William R. Kenan Trust, will appoint a number of post-doctoral fellows in the humanities for the academic year 2008-2009. We invite applications from qualified candidates who have received the Ph.D. between 1 January 2004 and 1 July 2008. Fellows are appointed as Lecturers in appropriate departments at Columbia University and as postdoctoral research fellows. The fellowship is renewable for a second and third year. In the first year, Fellows teach one course per semester: at least one of these courses will be in the undergraduate general education program of the University. In years two and three, Fellows teach one course per year. In addition to teaching and research, the duties of Fellows include attendance at the Society's lectures and events as well as active participation in the intellectual life of the Society and of the department with which the Fellow is affiliated. The annual stipend will be $52,000. Each Fellow will also receive a research allowance of $4,000 per annum.

For more information, please see http://www.columbia.edu/cu/societyoffellows/fellowship.html

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July 24, 2007

Harvard Academy Scholars Program

The purpose of the Academy Scholars Program is to identify outstanding scholars at the start of their careers whose work combines disciplinary excellence in the social sciences (including history and law) with a command of the language, history or culture of non-Western countries or regions. Their scholarship may elucidate domestic, comparative, or transnational issues, past or present.

ELIGIBILITY:
Open to recent Ph.D. (or comparable professional school degree) recipients and pre-doctoral applicants. Candidates for advanced degrees must have completed all course work and general examinations by the time of application as well as reached the final stages of the dissertation research and writing.

STIPEND:
Academy Scholars are appointed for two years and are expected to reside in the Cambridge/Boston area unless traveling for pre-approved research purposes. Pre-doctoral Scholars will receive an annual stipend of $28,000 plus funding for conference and research travel, and some health insurance coverage. Postdoctoral Scholars will receive a stipend of $46,000.

APPLICATION:
There is no application form, but the following materials are required:
* a current curriculum vitae, including a list of publications (include 3 copies)
* a statement of the applicant's planned research, and intellectual objectives and planned methodological and disciplinary work - no more than 10 pages double-spaced (include 3 copies)
* an official copy of each graduate transcript
* three letters of recommendation
* a cover letter which succinctly states the applicant's academic field, country or region of specialization, and proposed or actual research topic (include 3 copies)

Applications are due 12 October 2007.

Finalists will be invited to Cambridge for interviews in December.

For more information consult their Web site, or contact the Academy at the address below. Faxed or e-mailed application materials will not be accepted. Do not staple materials.

Contact Info:
Academy Scholars Program
Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies
1727 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
Website: http://www.wcfia.harvard.edu/academy/

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University of Chicago Library Special Collections Research Fellowship

The University of Chicago Library announces a program of short-term research fellowships for 2008-2009. Any visiting researcher residing more than 100 miles from Chicago whose project requires on-site consultation of materials in the Special Collections Research Center is eligible. Support for beginning scholars is a priority of the program. Up to $3,000 of support will be awarded to help cover projected travel, living and research expenses. Applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged.

The deadline for applications is February 15, 2008.

For application guidelines see http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/spcl/

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July 18, 2007

FELLOWSHIP: Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowships

The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program at the Washington, D.C.-based National Endowment for Democracy invites applications from candidates across Central-Eastern Europe and Eurasia for fellowships in 2008–2009. Established in 2001, the program enables democracy activists, practitioners, scholars, and journalists from around the world to deepen their understanding of democracy and to enhance their ability to promote democratic change. Fellows are in residence at the International Forum for Democratic Studies, the research arm of the Endowment, in Washington, D.C., and receive a stipend, health insurance, and travel assistance. We are especially interested in ensuring that this program becomes known to activists and scholars from Central-Eastern Europe and Eurasia.

The program is intended primarily to support activists, practitioners, and scholars from new and aspiring democracies; distinguished scholars from the United States and other established democracies are also eligible to apply. Projects may focus on the political, social, economic, legal, and cultural aspects of democratic development and may include a range of methodologies and approaches. A working knowledge of English is required.

The application deadline for fellowships in 2008–2009 is Thursday, November 1, 2007. For more information and application materials, please visit www.ned.org/forum/reagan-fascell.html. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at fellowships@ned.org.

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June 26, 2007

FELLOWSHIP: Visiting Research Fellow, Social Research Center, AUCA, Bishkek

The Social Research Center at American University-Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan seeks Visiting Research Fellows for a period from 2 months to 1 year.

The Social Research Center (SRC) at American University - Central Asia (AUCA) is pleased to offer interested foreign scholars (PhD students and post-doctoral fellows) the opportunity to conduct research within the framework of its Foreign Research Fellowship Program at our Bishkek-based research center in Kyrgyzstan. The SRC is an integral part of AUCA, with the mission to promote long-term development of the principles and practice of democracy, rule of law, and social equality in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia through carrying out research and policy analysis.

Advantages and opportunities of the Foreign Research Fellowship Program at the SRC:
- Ideal surroundings: work and conduct research at one of the leading universities in Central Asia, recognized internationally as a university based on the American liberal arts tradition of free and critical inquiry.
- Beneficial support: benefit from interaction with the AUCA faculty members, local/foreign scholars and students.
- Valuable networking: use our networking capacities to establish contacts with local research institutions, universities, local scholars, non-governmental organizations and many governmental agencies in Kyrgyzstan.
- Perfect working conditions: The SRC will provide a study/work space, access to Internet, computers, printing, copying, faxing, and the university library resources.

Research Areas
The SRC is broadly interested in the political and social development of Kyrgyzstan, with a particular focus on the following areas:
1) Migration: The impacts of external and internal migration on economic and social development (Kyrgyzstan and other Central Asian countries)
2) Corruption (Kyrgyzstan)
3) Islam: political and social aspects (Kyrgyzstan and other Central Asian countries)
4) Development of non-governmental organizations in Kyrgyzstan
5) Security cooperation in Central Asia Interested scholars should
- Preferably be PhD students or post-doctoral fellows.
- Offer a research project related to the research interests of SRC.
- Be willing to submit two research papers per semester (four months)

Period:From one month to one year

Number of Fellowships: SRC can host five Research Fellows at a time.

How to apply:
- Fill out the application form posted on the "Vacancies" section at www.src.auca.kg
- Send the filled out application form, your CV, and any other information related to your application to:

Alexander Pugachev
Research Projects Officer
Social Research Center
American University - Central Asia
205 Abdumomunov Street
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 720040
or apply by e-mail: pugachev_a@mail.auca.kg

- Please note that your application will be considered by the SRC within 2-3 weeks

For further information:
- If you are interested in finding out more information about current and previous activities of the SRC, please refer to our website: www.src.auca.kg
- If you would like to find out more about American University - Central Asia, please refer to: http://www.auca.kg/
- For further inquires or information on your application status, please contact Alexander Pugachev at: pugachev_a@mail.auca.kg

Logistical support: The SRC will provide assistance in arranging visas and support in finding accommodation in Bishkek.

Unfortunately, the SRC does not have the ability to cover travel, accommodation, health insurance or any other related expenses.

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June 11, 2007

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2008-2009 Penn Humanities Forum, University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA

Five Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities are available for the 2008-2009 academic year from the Penn Humanities Forum of the University of Pennsylvania for untenured junior scholars who are no more than eight years out of their doctorate.

The programs of the Penn Humanities Forum are conceived through yearly topics that invite broad interdisciplinary collaboration. The Forum has set CHANGE as the topic for the 2008-2009 academic year. Research proposals on this topic are invited from a variety of theoretical perspectives in all areas of humanistic study except educational curriculum-building and the performing arts. Candidates from all humanistic disciplines are eligible, as well as those in allied areas such as Anthropology and History of Science.

Fellows teach one undergraduate course each of two terms in addition to conducting research. Stipend: $42,000 plus health insurance. The fellowship is open to all scholars, national and international, who meet eligibility criteria.

Full fellowship guidelines, topic description, and downloadable application are available online only: http://www.phf.upenn.edu

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June 08, 2007

Institute For Advanced Study, School of Historical Studies, Opportunities for Scholars 2008-2009

The Institute is an independent private institution founded in 1930 to create a community of scholars focused on intellectual inquiry, without the obligations and distractions associated with the teaching of undergraduates. Central Asian studies is among the fields of principal interest to the School, but the program is open to all fields of historical research. Scholars from around the world come to the Institute to pursue their own research.

Those chosen are offered membership for a set period and a stipend. The Institute provides access to extensive resources including offices, libraries, subsidized restaurant and housing facilities, and some secretarial services. Candidates of any nationality may apply for a singe term or a full academic year. Residence in Princeton during term time is required. The only other obligation of Members is to pursue their own research. The Ph.D. (or equivalent) and substantial publications are required.

Information and application forms may be found on the School's web site, www.hs.ias.edu, or contact the School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Einstein Dr., Princeton, N.J. 08540 (E-mail address: mzelazny@ias.edu). Deadline: 15 November 2007.

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June 05, 2007

Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Fellowships 2008-2009

Location: District of Columbia, United States
Fellowship Date: 2007-10-01

The Woodrow Wilson Center awards approximately 20-25 residential fellowships annually in an international competition. Successful fellowship applicants submit outstanding proposals in a broad range of the social sciences and humanities on national and/or international issues. Topics and scholarship should relate to key public policy challenges or provide the historical and/or cultural framework to illuminate policy issues of contemporary importance. Fellows should be prepared to interact with policymakers in Washington and with Wilson Center staff who are working on similar topics.

Eligibility:
Applications from any country are welcome. Men and women with outstanding capabilities and experience from a wide variety of backgrounds are eligible for appointment. For academic participants, eligibility is limited to the postdoctoral level. Academic candidates must demonstrate their scholarly development by publications beyond their Ph.D. dissertation. Ph.D. must be received by the application deadline of October 1. For other applicants, an equivalent level of professional achievement is expected. Applicants should have a very good command of spoken English, since the Center is designed to encourage the exchange of ideas among its Fellows.

Primary themes are:
1. governance, including such issues as the key features of the development of democratic institutions, democratic society, civil society, and citizen participation;
2. the U.S. role in the world and issues of partnership and leadership—military, political, and economic dimensions; and
3. key long-term future challenges confronting the United States and the world.

Stipend:
In general, the Center tries to ensure that the stipend provided under the fellowship, together with the Fellow's other sources of funding (e.g., grants secured by the applicant and sabbatical allowances), approximate a Fellow's regular salary.

Fellows are provided private offices, Windows-based computers, and research assistants. Professional librarians provide access to the Library of Congress, universities and special libraries in the area, and other research facilities. The Center holds one round of competitive selection per year.

Woodrow Wilson Center
Scholar Selection and Services Office
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004-3027
Email: fellowships@wilsoncenter.org
Visit the website at http://www.wilsoncenter.org/fellowships

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April 30, 2007

Fellowships Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ

Each year, the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ, invites fifteen to twenty scholars to be in residence for the full academic year to pursue their own research. The School welcomes applications in economics, political science, law, psychology, sociology and anthropology. It encourages social scientific work with an historical and humanistic bent and also entertains applications in history, philosophy, literary criticism, literature and linguistics. Applicants must have a Ph.D. at time of application. Each year there is a general thematic focus that provides common ground for roughly half the scholars; for 2008-2009 the focus will be Social Norms and Cooperation. The application deadline is November 15, 2007. Applications must be submitted through the Institute's online application system, which can be found, along with more information, at www.sss.ias.edu/applications.

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April 17, 2007

Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow: John W. Draper Interdisciplinary Program, New York University, New York, NY

The John W. Draper Interdisciplinary Master's Program in Humanities and Social Thought invites applications for an Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow in the area of Global Histories, pending budgetary and administrative approval. The initial appointment will be for one year beginning September 1, 2007, renewable annually for a maximum of three years. We seek an outstanding interdisciplinary scholar whose work engages transnational perspectives and local history, cultural study, and world politics since ca. 1500. We are open to a wide range of research interests, including colonialism and post-colonialism, gender, state formation, and/or migration and diasporas, but particularly welcome specialization outside Europe. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching three courses a year, supervising theses, advising students, and participating in Program events. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to interdisciplinary scholarship and excellence in teaching, and have completed the Ph.D. no more than three years before the application date.

Please send c.v., dissertation précis, letter of application, descriptions of three courses you could teach in our program, and three letters of recommendation by May 1, 2007, to Global Histories Search Committee, Draper Program, Graduate School of Arts and Science, New York University, 14 University Place, New York, NY 10003. For more information about the Draper Program, see http://draper.fas.nyu.edu/page/home.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Diversity Fellowship, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA

In an effort to enhance the ethnic, racial and intellectual diversity at Emmanuel College, we are seeking applicants for a one-year diversity fellowship. This fellowship is intended for doctoral candidates from underrepresented groups engaged in completing their dissertations. Candidates should have a record of outstanding academic achievement, approval of the dissertation proposal prior to application as well as completion of all other requirements for the degree, and commitment to a career in teaching at the college level.

This one-year fellowship carries a $30,000 stipend, access to the Emmanuel College Cardinal Cushing Library, and office space on-campus. The diversity fellow will teach one course per semester in his or her respective discipline and serve as a role model for students while developing professional relationships in his or her field. The diversity fellow will be expected to complete his or her dissertation by the end of the fellowship year.

To be considered for this position, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a brief written description of the dissertation's contribution to the field and the candidate's professional goals, list of all courses taught and three and the names of three professional references.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants need to apply online. After submitting a resume with this application form, candidates will be prompted to complete an Applicant Profile where they can upload all additional documents.

Emmanuel College is an EEO Employer.

Please apply online at www.emmanuel.edu

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2008-2009 Fellowship Award, School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ

Each year, the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ, invites fifteen to twenty scholars to be in residence for the full academic year to pursue their own research. The School welcomes applications in economics, political science, law, psychology, sociology and anthropology. It encourages social scientific work with an historical and humanistic bent and also entertains applications in history, philosophy, literary criticism, literature and linguistics. Applicants must have a Ph.D. at time of application. Each year there is a general thematic focus that provides common ground for roughly half the scholars; for 2008-2009 the focus will be Social Norms and Cooperation. The application deadline is November 15, 2007. Applications must be submitted through the Institute's online application system, which can be found, along with more information, at www.sss.ias.edu/applications.

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April 09, 2007

Emmanuel College, Boston (MA), Diversity Fellowship

In an effort to enhance the ethnic, racial and intellectual diversity at Emmanuel College, we are seeking applicants for a one-year diversity fellowship. This fellowship is intended for doctoral candidates from underrepresented groups engaged in completing their dissertations. Candidates should have a record of outstanding academic achievement, approval of the dissertation proposal prior to application as well as completion of all other requirements for the degree, and commitment to a career in teaching at the college level.

This one-year fellowship carries a $30,000 stipend, access to the Emmanuel College Cardinal Cushing Library, and office space on-campus. The diversity fellow will teach one course per semester in his or her respective discipline and serve as a role model for students while developing professional relationships in his or her field. The diversity fellow will be expected to complete his or her dissertation by the end of the fellowship year.

To be considered for this position, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a brief written description of the dissertation's contribution to the field and the candidate's professional goals, list of all courses taught and three and the names of three professional references.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants need to apply online. After submitting a resume with this application form, candidates will be prompted to complete an Applicant Profile where they can upload all additional documents.

Emmanuel College is an EEO Employer.

Please apply online at www.emmanuel.edu

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April 03, 2007

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Women's Studies, University of Houston - Houston, TX

University of Houston
Women's Archive and Research Center

The Women's Studies Program and the Women's Archive and Research Center at the University of Houston invite applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in Women's Studies, to begin in the Fall Semester 2007.

Applicants may be working in any discipline, on a topic concerning women and/or gender. The recipient will devote half time to teaching and program development and half time to research. The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year. Salary will be $40,000 plus full benefits package.

The applicant must hold a Ph.D. degree at the time of the appointment and have one year of experience. A letter of application, including a description of your project, together with CV, writing sample and three letters of reference should be submitted on or before April 20, 2007, to the WARC Search Committee, Women's Studies Program, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204-3005.

The University of Houston is Texas' premier metropolitan research institution, with more than 35,000 students enrolled this year. Located in the center of Houston in a 550-acre park, the university provides an excellent environment for research, within a dynamic city.

The University of Houston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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March 18, 2007

Alex Nash Fellowship in Albanian Studies

Post Reference NASH07

The School of Slavonic and East European Studies at University College London is offering the Alexander Nash Fellowship in Albanian Studies.
The Fellowship will run for a period of two years. The successful candidate will be expected to have a doctorate or be close to completing their thesis or to hold an equivalent qualification, research interests and publications in her/his discipline and to demonstrate a strong commitment to applying her/his training, qualifications and experience to an Albanian topic.

Interviews are scheduled for 24 May 2007. Closing date: 30 April 2007.

The appointment will be made at the starting point of the salary scale for Academic Staff (Grade 7) - £28,386 per annum including London Allowance. The appointment will commence on 1 September 2007. Further details can be found at www.ssees.ucl.ac.uk

Applications may be submitted either by post to Jennie Hughes, Deputy Assistant Director (Finance and Administration), School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT or by email to: vacancy@ssees.ucl.ac.uk


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February 13, 2007

Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowships in Humanities & Social Sciences

University of Pennsylvania
School of Arts and Sciences
MELLON POSTDOCTORAL TEACHING FELLOWSHIPS in the Humanities and the Social Sciences
2007-08

The School of Arts and Sciences invites applicants for four (4) two-year postdoctoral teaching fellowships in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. Fellows will teach one course per term. Eligibility is limited to applicants who will have received their Ph.D. within two years prior to the time they begin their fellowship at Penn (May 2005 or later).
$45,600 stipend.
Application deadline: February 28, 2007.
For guidelines and application, see the School of Arts and Sciences website [http://www.sas.upenn.edu/deans-office/MellonApplicationGuidelines.htm] or write
Office of the Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvan ia, 116 College Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6377. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Associate Professor Kevin M. F. Platt
Chair, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
745 Williams Hall
255 S. 36th Street
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

kmfplatt@sas.upenn.edu

http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/slavic


Tel: 215-746-0173
Fax: 215-573-7794

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Postdoctoral Fellowship on Russia and Islam

Harriman Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research Project on Russia and Islam

The Harriman Institute proposes to award two postdoctoral fellowships for a new research project on the Russian lands and Islam. This project seeks to reconsider the relationship between religion and modernity in Russian history, by highlighting the role played by religious institutions, policies and ideas in the transformation and modernization of the imperial and post-imperial state from 1750 to the present.
Focusing, in particular, on the Russian relationship with Islam it seeks to foster a reappraisal of the geopolitical significance of the long-term Russian interaction – through the Tsarist and Soviet eras – with its southern neighbors, in particular, the Ottoman empire and its successor states, the Caucasus and Central Asia. Candidates with a background in Russian or Ottoman studies, or with other relevant research interests, are invited to apply. The fellowships are for academic year 2007-2008 and will involve, in addition to research, helping to run a workshop and conferences associated with the project.
For more information on the project, please contact Project Director, Professor Mark Mazower: mm2669@columbia.edu

Postdoctoral awards are normally for one academic year, although in some cases the support can be for one semester. They require that the recipient be in residence at Columbia. All fellows have access to the Institute's reading room, archives, lectures, and discussions as well as the resources within the Columbia library system. Although the Institute's space is limited, it does accommodate postdoctoral fellows with desk areas.

Eligibility is restricted to those applicants who have received the Ph.D. within the five years prior to the fellowship period for which they are applying. Candidates must have successfully defended and deposited their dissertations prior to the commencement of the fellowship.

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates should send the following materials to the Fellowship Committee, Russia and Islam Research Project, c/o Barbara Singleton, at the address below, by March 15th (fellowships begin the following
September):

1. A research plan outlining how the scholar's time will be spent at the Institute

2. A curriculum vitae

3. A substantial portion of the applicant's dissertation (one or two chapters, or an abstract of the dissertation)

In addition, the applicant should have three letters of recommendation sent to the Fellowship Committee of the Harriman Institute.

Barbara Singleton, Harriman Institute, Columbia University, 420 West 118th Street, New York, New York 10027

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Diana Howansky
Staff Associate
Ukrainian Studies Program
Columbia University
Room 1208, MC3345
420 W. 118th Street
New York, NY 10027
(212) 854-4697
ukrainianstudies@columbia.edu
http://www.harrimaninstitute.org/programs/ukrainian_studies_program.html

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January 24, 2007

Recruitment listing for individuals wishing to teach overseas in

We are creating a listing of academics and grad students wishing to teach in poor and developing countries. We will help negotiate a local hire, when needed and will add a stipend to top off local salaries for as many as five professors or lecturers, depending on our received foundation grants and donations... Thereafter, we will increase the numbers we can accommodate annually.

We aim to establish the first world cadre of mobile professors.

For more information, please contact:
Mike Tutt/International Professors Project
117 Park Street, Proctor , Vermont 05765
802-459-0014, 2320
mjtutt@sbcglobal.net
Email: info@internationalprofs.org
Visit the website at http://www.internationalprofs.org

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January 08, 2007

Foreign Research Fellowship Program, American University- Central Asia

The Social Research Center (SRC) at American University - Central Asia (AUCA) is pleased to offer interested foreign scholars (PhD students and post-doctoral fellows) the opportunity to conduct research within the framework of its Foreign Research Fellowship Program at our Bishkek-based research center in Kyrgyzstan. The SRC is an integral part of AUCA, with the mission to promote long-term development of the principles and practice of democracy, rule of law, and social equality in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia through carrying out research and policy analysis.

Advantages and opportunities of the Foreign Research Fellowship Program at the SRC:
- Ideal surroundings: work and conduct research at one of the leading universities in Central Asia, recognized internationally as a university based on the American liberal arts tradition of free and critical inquiry.
- Beneficial support: benefit from interaction with the AUCA faculty members, local/foreign scholars and students.
- Valuable networking: use our networking capacities to establish contacts with local research institutions, universities, local scholars, non-governmental organizations and many governmental agencies in Kyrgyzstan.
- Perfect working conditions: The SRC will provide a study/work space, access to Internet, computers, printing, copying, faxing, and the university library resources.

Research Areas:
The SRC is broadly interested in the political and social development of Kyrgyzstan, with a particular focus on the following areas:
- Migration: The impacts of external and internal migration on economic and social development (Kyrgyzstan and other Central Asian countries)
- Corruption (Kyrgyzstan)
- Islam: political and social aspects (Kyrgyzstan and other Central Asian countries)
- Development of non-governmental organizations in Kyrgyzstan
- Security cooperation in Central Asia

Interested scholars should:
- Preferably be PhD students or post-doctoral fellows.
- Offer a research project related to the research interests of SRC.
- Be willing to submit two research papers per semester (four months)

Period: From one month to one year

Number of Fellowships: SRC can host five Research Fellows at a time.

How to apply:
- Fill out the application form posted on the "Vacancies" section at www.src.auca.kg
- Send the filled out application form, your CV, and any other information related to your application to:

Alexander Pugachev
Research Projects Officer
Social Research Center
American University - Central Asia
205 Abdumomunov Street,
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 720040

or apply by e-mail: pugachev_a@mail.auca.kg
- Please note that your application will be considered by the SRC within 2-3 weeks

For further information:
- If you are interested in finding out more information about current and previous activities of the SRC, please refer to our website: www.src.auca.kg
- If you would like to find out more about American University - Central Asia, please refer to: http://www.auca.kg/
- For further inquires or information on your application status, please contact Alexander Pugachev at: pugachev_a@mail.auca.kg

Logistical support:
The SRC will provide
- assistance in arranging visas
- support in finding accommodation in Bishkek.

Unfortunately, the SRC does not have the ability to cover
- travel, accommodation, health insurance or any other related expenses.

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January 04, 2007

Committee on Global Thought at Columbia

The newly formed Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University in New York City seeks Post-doctoral Fellows for the academic year 2007-2008.

The goal of the Committee is to provide a space for cross-disciplinary, transnational, and otherwise expansive exploration of the world, including processes of globalization, comparisons past and present, and pressing contemporary issues.

The Committee welcomes applicants from all disciplines, and seeks a mix of fellows from the sciences, social sciences, and humanities to help create a new agenda for global thinking and action.

Fellows will be expected to teach or assist with one undergraduate or graduate course as well as to plan and participate in symposia and other activities of the Committee. The remaining half of the Fellow's time will be devoted to individual research. Salaries will be competitive.

Please send CV, a letter explaining research interests and plans for research and writing during your tenure with the Committee, at least one paper or other suitable evidence of scholarship, and three letters of reference to:

Dr. Joseph Stiglitz
Chair
The Committee on Global Thought
814 Uris Hall
Columbia University
New York, NY 10027

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ACTR Title VIII Programs for Research & Language Training

ACTR/ACCELS announces the following Fall 2007 and Academic Year 2007-2008 fellowship programs for graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and faculty:
Title VIII Research Scholar Program
Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Program
Title VIII Southeastern Europe Research Programs
Title VIII Southeastern Europe Language Program

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. for the
Title VIII Special Initiatives Fellowship.

Application deadline: January 15 (Fall and Academic Year Programs)

American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS announces the following Fall 2007 and Academic Year 2007-2008 fellowship programs:

Title VIII Research Scholar Program: Provides full support for three to nine-month research trips to Russia, Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova. Fellowships include roundtrip
international travel, housing, living stipends, visas, insurance,
affiliation fees, archive access, research advising, and logistical
support in the field. Open to U.S. graduate students, post-doctoral
scholars, and faculty. Full and partial fellowships are available for
research through American Councils from U.S. Department of State (Title VIII) grant support. Application deadline: January 15 (Fall and Academic Year Programs).

Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Program: Provides
full support for research and approximately ten hours per week of
advanced language instruction for three to nine months in Russia,
Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova.
Fellowships include roundtrip international travel, housing, tuition,
living stipends, visas, insurance, affiliation fees, archive access,
research advising, and logistical support in the field. Open to U.S.
graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and faculty. Full and partial fellowships are available for research and/or language study through American Councils from U.S. Department of State (Title VIII) grant support. Application deadline: January 15 (Fall and Academic Year Programs).

Title VIII Southeastern Europe Research Programs: Provides full support for three to nine months of research in Southeastern Europe. Fellowships include roundtrip international travel, housing, living stipends, visas, insurance, and affiliation fees. Full and partial fellowships are available for research through American Councils from U.S. Department of State (Title VIII) grant support. Open to U.S. graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, and faculty. Application deadline: January 15 (Fall and Academic Year Programs).

Title VIII Southeastern Europe Language Program: Offers international
travel, housing, living stipends, visas, tuition, insurance, and
affiliation fees for one to nine months of intensive language study at
major universities throughout Southeastern Europe. Open to U.S. students at the MA and Ph.D. level, as well as faculty and post-doctoral scholars. Full and partial fellowships are available for research and/or language study through American Councils from U.S. Department of State (Title VIII) grant support. Application deadline: January 15 (Fall and Academic Year Programs).

Title VIII Special Initiatives Fellowship: Provides grants of up to
$35,000 for field research on policy-relevant topics in Armenia,
Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and
Turkmenistan. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in a policy-relevant field
and have sufficient language-ability to carry out proposed research.
Scholars must conduct research for at least four months in the field.
Full and partial fellowships are available for U.S. researchers through American Councils from U.S. Department of State (Title VIII) grant support. Application deadline: January 15 (Fall and Academic Year Programs).

For more information, contact: Outbound Programs, American Councils for
International Education: ACTR/ACCELS, 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, NW,
Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 833-7522, Email:
outbound@americancouncils.org; Website: www.americancouncils.org

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January 03, 2007

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Committee on Global Thought

The newly formed Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University in New York City seeks Post-doctoral Fellows for the academic year 2007-2008.

The goal of the Committee is to provide a space for cross-disciplinary, transnational, and otherwise expansive exploration of the world, including processes of globalization, comparisons past and present, and pressing contemporary issues.

The Committee welcomes applicants from all disciplines, and seeks a mix of fellows from the sciences, social sciences, and humanities to help create a new agenda for global thinking and action.

Fellows will be expected to teach or assist with one undergraduate or graduate course as well as to plan and participate in symposia and other activities of the Committee. The remaining half of the Fellow's time will be devoted to individual research. Salaries will be competitive.

Please send CV, a letter explaining research interests and plans for research and writing during your tenure with the Committee, at least one paper or other suitable evidence of scholarship, and three letters of reference to:

Dr. Joseph Stiglitz
Chair
The Committee on Global Thought
814 Uris Hall
Columbia University
New York, NY 10027

Review of applications will begin January 1st, 2007. Final deadline is April 1, 2007.

Additional information about the Committee of Global Thought can be obtained by e-mailing the Assistant Director of the Committee, Dr.
Gustav Peebles at gp2119@columbia.edu.

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