[artinfo] Hungarian Doctoral Research Fellowship

Zsilinszky Zsófia zsilinszky.zsofia at mke.hu
Tue Feb 9 00:01:13 CET 2010

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 
<mailto:franz.szabo at ualberta.ca>Dr. Franz Szabo 
and the Ministry of Education and Culture c/o 
<mailto:andrea.ludanyi at okm.gov.hu>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.

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