University of Alberta
The Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies
invites applications for a
Hungarian Doctoral Research Fellowship
for advanced students in Hungary
The Hungarian Doctoral Research Fellowship is tenable in the 2010-2011 academic year (1 September 2010 - 31 August 2011) at the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies of the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. The Fellowship is valued at CAN $ 25,200.00 and will be paid in equal monthly instalments at the end of each month.
The successful candidate will hold this fellowship at the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies, and is expected to be actively engaged in Ph.D. thesis research. Successful candidates are also expected to participate in the Institute's cultural, scholarly and academic activities, particularly the development of academic relationships with institutions in Hungary.
Young scholars from any discipline in the Humanities, Social Sciences or Fine Arts are invited to apply. Candidates should be Hungarian citizens enrolled in a Ph.D. programme at a Hungarian university at all-but-dissertation level and have an excellent command of spoken and written English. A sound reading knowledge of either a Slavic language or German and a proven research record (ideally in the form of publications), would be an asset.
The University of Alberta welcomes diversity and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities.
Applicants should submit a short English-language description (maximum 500 words) of their research project, a full curriculum vitae, and the names of two references. Application should be submitted by e-mail to the Wirth Institute c/o Dr. Franz Szabo
and the Ministry of Education and Culture c/o Ludányi Andrea
Application deadline: 15 April 2010
Finalists in the competition for this fellowship will be interviewed in Budapest by the Director of the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies in late April or early May 2010. Successful candidates will be advised by e-mail beforehand of the specific date, time and place of the interview.
Decisions will be announced by 15 May 2010.