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by Richard Meckien - published Aug 08, 2016 02:40 PM - - last modified Jul 11, 2018 02:38 PM

CLOSED - Postdoctoral researcher position in the area of quality of democracy

by Richard Meckien - published Jul 11, 2018 04:05 PM - - last modified Apr 19, 2022 10:36 AM

Deadline: December 6, 2021

The Center for Public Policy Research (NUPPs) at the University of São Paulo and the Center for Public Opinion Studies (CESOP) at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) have opened a call for applications for one postdoctoral scholarship (PD). The selected researcher will act within the scope of the thematic project "The Quality of Brazilian Democracy: Political Representation, Parties and the Integrity System" (FAPESP Process nº 18 / 02738-0), under the coordination of Professor Dr. Rachel Meneguello.

More information about the program, including eligibility requirements and how to apply, is available in the call. Information about the project can be found on FAPESP's website.

CLOSED - Postdoctoral fellowship at IEA's São Carlos Center

by Richard Meckien - published Jul 11, 2018 02:55 PM - - last modified Apr 19, 2022 10:36 AM

Deadline: September 24, 2021

From September 16 to 24 registration is open for the selection processes of postdoctoral, master's, and scientific initiation scholarship holders to work in the project "USP in the community: development of integrated systems on food, water, and energy in educational spaces," coordinated by Professor Tadeu Malheiros and financed by the Dean of Culture and University Extension (PRCEU) in the context of the UN SDG Call 02/2021 Social inclusion and diversity at USP and in municipalities on its campuses.

The project aims to develop educational actions that contribute to the SDG 4 (quality education) and, across the board, with other SDGs of the 2030 Agenda through the participation of USP's community and Basic Education agents.

The IEA, through its São Carlos Center, will host a postdoctoral fellow according to this call (Portuguese only). The demand is related to the search for scientific contribution in the development, implementation, and validation of educational kits for teaching sustainability, consisting of a system for using rainwater, solar energy, vegetable garden, and composting, in formal and non-formal spaces of Basic Education learning, as a living laboratory for research, teaching, and extension. Educational materials will be developed and fostered with the aim of disseminating knowledge and skills, and promoting culture for sustainable development. The expect results are to contribute to the sustainable production of food in the school community and its surroundings, disseminate knowledge about the sustainable system to different audiences, involve USP in the undertaking of actions that have a social impact on the community, and reduce social inequalities regarding the accessibility of food, water, and energy.

More information about the program, including other open calls, are available here (Portuguese only).

Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Art

by Richard Meckien - published Jul 11, 2018 02:55 PM - - last modified Nov 04, 2021 12:29 PM

Deadline: October 27, 2021

The American Council of Learned Societies invites applications for Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Art. The fellowships support an academic year of research by early career scholars from around the world for projects that will make substantial and original contributions to the understanding of art and its history.

There is special interest in supporting scholars who have been trained at/are affiliated with institutions of all types from all regions of the world, and who bring perspectives and backgrounds that are historically underrepresented in the field of art history.

The ACLS will award up to 10 fellowships for the 2022-23 academic year, each carrying a stipend of $60,000, plus $5,000 for research and travel during the award period. The fellowships are portable: a fellow may elect to take up the award at any appropriate site for the work proposed, including abroad. Awards also include a one-week residency at the Getty Research Institute following the fellowship period.

The program encourages diverse, international perspectives and welcomes applications from scholars worldwide, without restriction as to citizenship, country of residency, or employment. Scholars who are citizens of countries other than the United States are especially encouraged to apply, as are scholars who have experience studying, teaching, and/or conducting art historical research in non-US contexts.

More information about the program, including eligibility requirements and how to apply, is available here. Questions may be directed to

University of Konstanz, Germany

by Richard Meckien - published Jul 11, 2018 02:55 PM - - last modified Nov 04, 2021 12:29 PM

Deadline: October 15, 2021, 11:00 am (Konstanz time)

The Zukunftskolleg is an Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Konstanz for the promotion of outstanding early career researchers in the natural sciences, humanities and social sciences. It forms a platform for interdisciplinary discourse between researchers in Germany and abroad, and provides them with resources for obtaining extramural funding. Researchers at the Zukunftskolleg perform research without administrative constraints and have the freedom to engage in meaningful exchange with other up-and-coming colleagues and with distinguished senior researchers.

The institute has opened its 16th call for applications for 5-year Research Fellowships and 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowships. Researchers in the early stages of their careers who plan to develop and implement an independent research project are invited to apply for a 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowship (three positions). The fellowships are open to researchers from all fields represented at the University of Konstanz. The call for applications as well as information about the eligibility criteria and the application process can be found here. Researchers with significant work experience at the postdoctoral level are welcome to apply for a 5-year Research Fellowship (three positions). The fellows build their own academic profile by leading an independent research group at the University of Konstanz. 5-year. Research Fellowships are also open to researchers from all fields represented at the University of Konstanz. More information on this opportunity can be found here.

Questions can be directed to Anda Lohan via e-mail:


University of Strasbourg, France

by Richard Meckien - published Jan 27, 2021 11:05 AM - - last modified Sep 16, 2021 12:02 PM

Deadline: September 15, 2021

The University of Strasbourg Institute for Advanced Study (USIAS) has launched its annual call for Fellowships for 2022. The Institute funds excellent research in all scientific domains. Each year, the Institute selects around 15 fellows for a period of between three months to two years. Fellowships are available to researchers wishing to carry out original research in interaction with researchers at the University of Strasbourg and/or to use specific Strasbourg research facilities. Eligible candidates should be at the level of at least assistant professor (tenure track) or equivalent.

Read more about the call