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UNU-GCM Visiting Researchers Programme in Spain, 2015

UNU-GCM is offering three positions of three months each to postdoctoral researchers in the humanities and social sciences with expertise in the area of Female Agency, Mobility and Socio-cultural change. UNU-GCM provides a monthly stipend of EUR 1,000 as a contribution towards accommodation, medical, and other out-of-pocket expenses. The application deadline is 14 April 2015.

Study Subject(s): Positions are available in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences with expertise in the area of female agency, mobility and socio-cultural change.
Course Level:  This is three months Visiting Researchers Programme.
Scholarship Provider: United Nations University
Scholarship can be taken at:
Spain (Barcelona)

Eligibility: Applicants should have:
-A PhD in either Migration Studies, Media Studies, Audiovisual and/or Communication Studies, Cultural Studies or in a field of the humanities or social sciences that considers questions of transnationalism, cultural dynamics, female agency, mobility and socio-cultural change;
-A strong record of research productivity and publications;
-The ability to work and publish in a UN working language. A good command of English and Spanish will be an advantage;
-A keen interest to collaborate with the team at UNU-GCM; and
-Willingness to reside in Barcelona for the duration of the residency.

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Scholarship Open for International Students: International applicants are eligible to apply for this programme.

Scholarship Description: The UNU Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility (UNU-GCM) Visiting Researchers Programme gives qualified individuals an opportunity to research topics related to the ongoing programme on Female Agency, Mobility and Socio-cultural Change, and to participate in other UNU-GCM activities. Visiting Researchers are expected to reside in Barcelona and work from the UNU-GCM office at the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site. UNU-GCM is currently offering three (3) positions of three months each to postdoctoral researchers in the humanities and social sciences with expertise in the area of Female Agency, Mobility and Socio-cultural change.

Number of award(s):  UNU-GCM is currently offering three places of three months each to post-doctoral researchers.

Duration of award(s): The duration of award is three months.

What does it cover? UNU-GCM provides a monthly stipend of EUR 1,000 as a contribution towards accommodation, medical, and other out-of-pocket expenses. Payment will be made in installments. The final payment of EUR 1,000 will be made upon proof of submission of the final research output, as agreed with the Director, to a refereed scholarly journal or other outlet. Additionally, there will be financial support towards travel of up to EUR 500, if necessary. No funds will be available for research-related costs.

How to Apply: Applications should be send via e-mail. All applications must include:
-A letter of intent;
-A detailed outline of your proposed project, clarifying your aims and objectives, key research questions, methodology of research and planned research output.
-A full curriculum vitae, with details of publications and contact details;
-The contact details of two referees, one of whom must be academic.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 14 April 2015.

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