IASH Postdoctoral Fellowships and Bursaries at University of Edinburgh 2016-17

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for University of Edinburgh IASH Post Doctoral Fellowships & Bursaries 2016. Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh is awarding postdoctoral fellowships and bursaries for the year 2016-17
IASH provides an enviable location in one of the world’s most intellectually inspiring cities, together with a dynamic network of international connections
Home to the Scottish Enlightenment, Edinburgh has a rich cultural heritage of scholarship and creativity that continues to the present day
From upwards of 65 countries, IASH Fellows form a global alumni community, and many career-long connections begin at the Institute

Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing postdoctoral degree program

Study Subject: Applications are invited for postdoctoral bursaries from candidates in any area of the Humanities and Social Sciences


Also See : Scholarships 2019


Scholarship Award:

In short, a 2016-2017 IASH Postdoctoral Fellowship provides:

– Research visit at the University of Edinburgh for three to ten months

– Bursary of up to a maximum of £10,000

– Dedicated office space and University e-mail and library access

– An allocated University mentor from an area relevant to the Fellows’ research interests

– Weekly Fellows’ Lunch to build community

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply

University warmly welcomes applications from both within and beyond the University of Edinburgh. Applicants must have been awarded a doctorate at the time of application, and normally within the last three years, (applicants must be able to produce a transcript, testamur, or a letter of completion/eligibility to graduate as part of their application)

Applicants should not have held a permanent position at a university or a previous Fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Studies. Those who have held temporary and/or short-term appointments are eligible to apply

How to Apply

The application form is now available – click here. Applications received after that date will not be considered
Decisions will be communicated in July. Please ensure that you supply a valid email address so that you can be contacted quickly after decisions are made

Important Dates:

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 30th April 2016

The University of Edinburgh

The Instiute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Email: Director at [email protected], Website www.iash.ed.ac.uk