Call for Applications: PhD/Postdoctoral Fellowships at French Institute of South Africa, 2014

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French Institute of South Africa is offering one or two doctoral or postdoctoral fellowships or a maximum of nine months. International applicants are eligible for this fellowship. Priority will be given to applicants whose research is in line with the research programmes of the Institute. Successful applicants will receive the scientific and logistic support of IFAS and will become involved in the scientific life of the Institute by regularly taking part in the ongoing activities (conferences, seminars, conferences, publications, etc.). The application deadline is 11 December 2013.. One or two doctoral or post-doctoral research position are vacant at the French Institute of South Africa. IFAS is a French Research Institute Overseas (IFRE) under the supervision of the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and the CNRS, covering Southern Africa (UMIFRE 25, USR 3336). These posts are financed through non-renewable (save for exceptional reasons) relocation allowances (Aides à la Mobilité) for a maximum of nine months. Successful applicants will receive the scientific and logistic support of IFAS and will become involved in the scientific life of the Institute by regularly taking part in the ongoing activities (conferences, seminars, conferences, publications, etc.). The relocation allowance comes to €1 200 net per month and, in addition, includes one Paris/Johannesburg/Paris trip which will be refunded on the basis of the price of an economic class air ticket, and medical cover.. This fellowship is offered for PhD/postdoctoral research program at French Institute of South Africa.
The research areas of this scholarship are: The fellowship is awarded for research level and priority will be given to research projects which are in line with the research programmes of the Institute: archaeology, history and memory, democratic transformations and urban dynamics, resources.
Who can apply to this scholarship? Nationality will not be a condition for application. Applicants will be selected on the basis of scientific criteria only, although the integration potential of the project into the academic landscape of Southern Africa will be taken into consideration. Priority will be given to applicants whose research is in line with the research programmes of the Institute:
Benefits of the scholarship: Successful applicants will receive the scientific and logistic support of IFAS and will become involved in the scientific life of the Institute by regularly taking part in the ongoing activities (conferences, seminars, conferences, publications, etc.). The relocation allowance comes to €1 200 net per month and, in addition, includes one Paris/Johannesburg/Paris trip which will be refunded on the basis of the price of an economic class air ticket, and medical cover.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: These posts are financed through non-renewable (save for exceptional reasons) relocation allowances (Aides à la Mobilité) for a maximum of nine months.
Number of scholarships: One or two doctoral or postdoctoral research position are offered.

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