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Researcher Recruitment at Waseda Institute for Advanced Study

Waseda Institute for Advanced Study (WIAS) was established in September 2006 to enable promising and talented researchers to focus on their research activities under fixed-term contracts in a rich research environment. Around 30 researchers have been working on advanced research in a wide range of themes and with no limitation as to field of study. WIAS is currently recruiting researchers for AY2020 as detailed below.

Recruitment Fields

Fields corresponding to the Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences

Number of Positions

About 10

DAAD Research Stays in Germany for University Academics and Scientists

DAAD grants provide foreign academics and scientists with an opportunity to carry out research and continue their education in Germany. There are funding programmes for various qualification phases and stages in a career.

The aim of this particular programme is to support short-term research stays and thus promote the exchange of experience and networking amongst colleagues.

Who can apply?

University teachers and established academics and scientists who have usually completed a doctoral degree and work at a university or research institute in their home country.

DAAD Short-Term Grants in Germany

DAAD research grants provide foreign doctoral candidates and young academics and scientists with an opportunity to carry out research or continue their education in Germany. There are funding programmes for various qualification phases and stages in a career. The grants also promote the exchange of experience and networking amongst colleagues.

The primary aim of this programme is to promote research projects within the context of doctoral programmes.

Earl S. Tupper 3-Year Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Panama

The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) invites applications for the Earl S. Tupper three-year postdoctoral fellowship. We strongly encourage applicants in disciplines including ecology, anthropology, paleontology, paleoecology, evolutionary biology, molecular phylogenetics, biogeography, animal behavior, neurobiology, soils sciences, and physiology of tropical plants and animals. Research should be based at one of the STRI facilities; proposals that include comparative research in other tropical countries will be considered.

NYPL Martin Duberman Visiting Scholar in LGBT Studies

The Martin Duberman Visiting Scholar program at The New York Public Library fosters excellence in LGBT studies by providing funds for scholars to do research in the Library’s preeminent LGBT historical collections. The fellowship is open to both academic faculty and independent scholars who have made a significant contribution to the field. The recipient of the award will receive $20,000 to fund their research at the Library.

Call for Memberships at Princeton IAS School of Social Science

Each year, between 20 and 25 scholars are selected as Members in the School of Social Science. A completed doctorate or equivalent is required by the application deadline. Memberships are awarded at both the junior and senior levels. They are for the full academic year only unless the scholar is from a country with an academic calendar that is substantially different than the one in the U.S., in which case we will consider single-term Memberships. Scholars may be considered for a second residency if a sufficient amount of time has passed since their initial Membership.

IIAS Jerusalem Call for Proposals for Research Groups

The Israel Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS) is a center for intellectual inquiry that supports collaborative research groups (RGs). The essence of the RGs is the curiosity-driven research in all academic fields covering mathematics, natural sciences, social sciences and the humanities. RGs are selected to expand the boundaries of current knowledge by introducing new methodologies, promoting original thinking and exploring new ideas. 

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