Postdoctoral Fellowships at University of Warsaw in Poland, 2013
Faculty of “Artes Liberales” University of Warsaw is inviting application for two postdoctoral fellowships in Poland. The duration of research is 18 months which covers 4500 PLN monthly, after taxes). Applicants must have fluent in both spoken and written English and in other languages necessary for doing research in the chosen field of research. Selection will be based on candidate’s academic and/or professional career, research interests, and the research work plan for the next two years, and languages competency. Application should be sent electronically.
Study Subject(s): The fellowships are awarded in the Traditions of Mediterranean Humanism and the Challenges of Our Times: the Frontiers of Humanity at University of Warsaw in Poland.
Course Level: This fellowships are for pursuing postdoctoral fellowship at University of Warsaw in Poland.
Scholarship Provider: University of Warsaw
Scholarship can be taken at: Poland
Eligibility: The applicants are expected to:
-have a PhD degree in the humanities, social sciences or theological studies, defended not earlier than on January 1, 2010 (diploma or an official University certificate confirming the degree is required);
-the term may be extended for two more years in the cases below:
– for male candidates who had taken paternity leave of at least 3 months
– for female candidates who gave birth or adopted a child;
-demonstrate academic achievements (publications, conference papers, organizing scholarly activities);
-be fluent in both spoken and written English, as well as other languages necessary for doing research in the chosen field of research within the Project.
-Formulate a two-year plan of research work related to the fields of research within the Project
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Students of Poland can apply for this postdoctoral fellowship.
Scholarship Description: Key responsibilities for post doc in the Project: Assisting the PhD students taking part in the Project: consultation with PhD students working in the Project in the same research field; conducting workshops for PhD students on topics of the Project; supporting the Project’s PhD students who are preparing the final versions of their doctoral dissertations (the official role of assistant advisor is possible); Regular work on his/her own research project in order to increase the research results of the Project (at least 3 peer-reviewed publications during participation in the Project): active participation in all meetings of the Project’s team, contribution to group work; preparing individual and team presentations; public presentations of research results at conferences in Poland and abroad; publication of the results in recognized journals and volumes; popularization of research, especially the achievements of the Project, at public presentations; co-organizing conferences, summer schools and seminars associated with the Project; editorial work; Teaching courses based on research results for the MA students of the College of Interdepartmental Individual Studies in the Humanities and the Collegium Artes Liberales at the University of Warsaw; Tutorials for BA and MA students of the College of Interdepartmental Individual Studies in the Humanities and the Collegium Artes Liberales.
Number of awards offered: Two postdoctoral fellowships are available at University of Warsaw in Poland.
Duration of award(s): The appointment is for 18 months (planned from 1 October 2013 to 31 March 2015).
What does it cover? The value of the contract is (c. 4500 PLN monthly, after taxes).
Selection Criteria: All interviews will be similarly structured and will deal with the candidate’s academic and/or professional career, his or her research interests, and the research work plan for the next two years, and languages competency.
Notification: Short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview by July 8, 2013. The interview will be conducted either in person at the Faculty of “Artes Liberales” of the University of Warsaw or virtually through videoconferencing system if a candidate is unable to come to Warsaw. The interviews will be held no later than 27 July 2013. All interviews will be similarly structured and will deal with the candidate’s academic and/or professional career, his or her research interests, the research work plan for the next two years, and languages competency. The interview will be conducted in English.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically. The applications should be sent to: email@example.com
Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for application (with attachments in PDF format) is June 23, 2013 noon, Warsaw time.