UNU-GEST Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships Competition for International Researchers in Iceland, 2017

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The United Nations University Gender Equality Studies and Training Programme (UNU-GEST) is now accepting applications for the academic year 2017-2018. Researchers of any nationalities are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

The Individual Fellowship scheme provides excellent financial compensation, career development and training and research support for the best or most promising researchers, seeking to undertake research in a European (The EU Member States or Associate Countries) context.

The mission of UNU-GEST is to use a multidisciplinary approach to promote gender equality and social justice in developing, conflict and post-conflict countries through high-quality, collaborative, and policy-relevant research; strengthening the capacity of professionals, scholars and organizations; and create a platform for transnational dialogue, knowledge production and exchange.

United Nations University Gender Equality Studies and Training Programme (UNU-GEST) is a research and teaching institution based at the University of Iceland, Reykjavik.

Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue research.

Study Subject: UNU-GEST strategic research programme is based on three interrelated and interdisciplinary research themes, addressing gender equality and social justice at its core:

  • Sustainability
  • Human security
  • Societal transitions

Scholarship Award: The Individual Fellowship scheme provides excellent financial compensation, career development and training and research support for the best or most promising researchers, seeking to undertake research in a European (The EU Member States or Associate Countries) context.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Reykjavik, Iceland

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Applications are welcomed from experienced researchers only, i.e. you must be in possession of a doctoral degree or have at least four years equivalent research experience.  Researchers can be of any nationality; however, at the date of the deadline, they must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the Iceland for more than 12 months in the preceding three years. Compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.

Nationality: Applicants of any nationalities are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of a doctoral degree or have at least four years equivalent research experience.

English language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Research Scholarships

How to Apply: Expressions of interest should be sent to psw-at-hi.is by midnight (GMT) on Monday, May 1, 2017. The expression of interest should consist of the following:

  • A copy of your CV (following the Marie-Curie Individual Fellowship guidelines – see p. 49 of the guide available here) limited to a maximum of 5 pages.
  • A two-page outline of the proposed research project.

Please send as PDF files with the file name including your surname, first initial, and document title and quote “MC IF Expression of Interest 2017” in the subject line.

Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is May 1, 2017.

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