The joint postdoctoral fellowship program of the Central European University and the Institute for Human Sciences (Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen, IWM) in Vienna supports recent CEU doctoral graduates who have received a doctoral degree from CEU not earlier than three years prior to application, who wish to conduct research as Postdoctoral Fellows at the IWM.
Applications are welcome in any topic in the humanities and social sciences which relate to research pursued at the IWM. Applicants are asked to check whether their project topic fits into the Institute’s research interests.
The CEU Postdoctoral Fellows will spend a five-month term between October 2021 and June 2022 at the IWM in Vienna, while pursuing their projects as members of the Institute’s international scholarly community. The IWM will provide a personal office, IT, administrative and research infrastructure to the Fellows. CEU Postdoctoral Fellows receive a stipend in the amount of EUR 3,000 per month to cover travel, accommodation, health insurance, research expenses and incidentals during the stay at the IWM.
Candidates for the Fellowship must have completed a Ph.D. in any discipline at CEU, or at least have already submitted their Ph.D. dissertation, with expected graduation before the start of the Fellowship. Candidates must have received a doctoral degree from CEU not earlier than three years prior to application.
The application consists of the following:
- application form (attached)
- project proposal in English (not more than 3 double-spaced pages)
- abstract (max 70 words)
- curriculum vitae including a list of publications
- two letters of recommendation
- CEU transcript (printout from Infosys)
- high-resolution digital photo
Applications are now closed.
Jury and Notification
A jury consisting of academic members of the IWM and CEU will evaluate the applications and select the finalists. Applicants will be informed about the decision within two weeks.
The jury is not required to publicly justify its decisions.
In cooperation with
Fellows Program Coordinator