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New Europe College International Fellowships

Bucharest, Romania – 2014-15

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Publié le mercredi 30 octobre 2013 par Julie Abbou

Résumé

New Europe College – Institute for Advanced Study in Bucharest, Romania – announces the competition for Fellowships for the academic year 2014-15. The program targets young international researchers/academics working in the fields of humanities, social studies, and economics.

Annonce

Terms

The Fellowship consists of:

  • a monthly stipend of 600 Euro (tax free),
  • accommodation,
  • international transportation to and from the home country of the Fellows at the beginning and the end of the Fellowship, as well as for season holidays.

The Fellows who stay for the whole academic year are offered a one-month research trip abroad to an institution of their choice (2,600 Euro for transportation, accommodation, and per diem). As an alternative, they can opt for field research, in Romania or outside it.

The Fellows are expected to work on their own projects, and take part in the scientific events organized by the New Europe College. At the end of their Fellowship, each Fellow is expected to hand in a research paper, reflecting the results of his/her work over the duration of the Fellowship. The papers will be included in a NEC publication.

Duration of the Fellowship

a) a full academic year (10 months, October through July) or

b) a one-term fellowship (October through February, or March through July).

Location

New Europe College – Institute for Advanced Study, Bucharest, Romania.

Working languages

English, French, and German. A good command of English is desirable.

Eligibility

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. title or be doctoral students in an advanced stage of their research. Preference is given to candidates under the age of 40, and to those who have not yet benefited from a NEC Fellowship.

How to Apply

  • Applications will be submitted in electronic format only, to the address: applications@nec.ro
  • Candidates are asked to enter in the Subject field of their e-mail message ”NEC International Fellowship”.
  • The deadline for the submission of applications is : December 9, 2013

Incomplete or late applications will not be taken into consideration.

A complete application consists of:

  • a recent photo;
  • the application form (in Microsoft Word format), completed in English, French, or German (and sent as an e-mail attachment in Microsoft Word format).
  • at least 2 original letters of reference (in English, French, or German) written explicitly in support of your application for the NEC International Fellowship Program 2014-15.
    • The letters of reference should be e-mailed by the referees directly to the address: applications@nec.ro;
    • The letters of reference should be written by academics familiar with your research work, explicitly in support of your application for the NEC Fellowship Program 2014-15, and of the proposed research project.
    • Application letters without a date, or recommending you for other fellowship programs will not be taken into consideration
    • The letters of reference should be written in English, French or German.
  • scanned document(s) proving that the applicant holds the Ph.D. title or is enrolled in a Ph.D. program.
  • In case you have to insert additional pages in the application form, please number them.

Please answer all the questions in the application form (trying not to exceed the allotted space).

Schedule

We will acknowledge receipt of an application and confirm whether the application requirements have been met within 7 days after the deadline.

The applicants will be notified on the results of the pre-selection at the beginning of March 2014, by e-mail. The shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview via Skype, organized on April 3-5, 2014.

Since during the selection process we may have to contact you, please inform us about any change that may occur in your contact details (mailing address, e-mail, telephone number, fax), even if this change is temporary.

Forms

The application form, the application guidelines and additional information on New Europe College can be downloaded from here:

Application_Form_NEC-International_2014-2015.doc

Application_Guidelines_NEC_International_2014-2015.doc

Call_For_Applications_NEC_International_2014-2015.doc

or requested by e-mail, at applications@nec.ro

The documents appended to the application form (with the exception of the letters of recommendation) will be attached to the application message.

SELECTION PROCESS AND INTERVIEW

The applications will be evaluated by a committee of Romanian and foreign specialists. The results of the pre-selection will be announced at the beginning of March 2014. The shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview via Skype, scheduled to take place on April 3-5, 2014. The interview will be held in English, French or German.

Lieux

  • New Europe College - str. Plantelor nr. 21
    Bucarest, Roumanie (023971)

Dates

  • lundi 09 décembre 2013

Mots-clés

  • fellowship, 2014-15 academic year, humanities

Contacts

  • Vainovski-Mihai Irina
    courriel : applications [at] nec [dot] ro

URLS de référence

Source de l'information

  • Vainovski-Mihai Irina
    courriel : applications [at] nec [dot] ro

Pour citer cette annonce

« New Europe College International Fellowships », Bourse, prix et emploi, Calenda, Publié le mercredi 30 octobre 2013, http://calenda.org/263470