Post-Doctoral and Doctoral Fellowships in Russian and East European Studies

The Israeli Inter-University Academic Partnership in Russian and East European Studies is offering a small number of highly competitive postdoctoral and doctoral fellowships in the field of Russian and East European Studies for the 2013-2014 academic year. These fellowships are offered to researchers across many disciplines in the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences (broadly defined), and will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence.
Postdoctoral fellowships are offered to young scholars who have received their PhD degree no earlier than 2006 and no later than June 2013.Postdoctoral fellows will be awarded 92,500 NIS per year (equivalent to approximately $25,000). These grantees will be required to present two public lectures at their host institution during the fellowship year. In some cases, the fellowships will entail a teaching commitment at the host university.
The Partnership also offers fellowships for doctoral students who are registered in one of its partner universities (Bar-Ilan University, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv University, University of Haifa) provided that the applicant commenced his/her degree no earlier than the 2005-2006 academic year.Doctoral fellows will receive a yearly stipend of 46,250 NIS (equivalent to approximately $12,500).
The fellows will be selected by an international academic committee and then placed in one of the partner universities. Fellows may apply for one additional year of funding.
Applicants are requested to submit their curriculum vitae (no longer than four pages), a detailed statement of current research interests (up to2000 words), one writing sample (no longer than 25 pages) and two letters of recommendation (to be submitted directly by the recommenders by e-mail). All materials must be submitted in English and state clearly whether the application refers to a doctoral OR postdoctoral fellowship.In addition, applicants must state if they are applying for other sources of funding for the fellowship period.

Application deadline: January 27, 2013.
Please send application materials by e-mail in PDF/DOC/DOCX format with CC to
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