Ume=?iso-8859-1?Q?=E5_?=University: Two post-doctoral positions (two years) in the Humanities

Alon Lischinsky alischinsky at
Fri Oct 25 15:08:08 UTC 2013

Two post-doctoral positions (two years) in the Humanities

Umeå University is dedicated to providing creative environments for
learning and work. We offer a wide variety of courses and programmes,
world leading research, and excellent innovation and collaboration
opportunities. More than 4 400 employees and 34 000 students have
already chosen Umeå University. We welcome your application!

The Faculty of Arts invites applications for the Baltic Group
Postdoctoral Fellowship for the Internationalisation of the
Humanities. Two fellows will be appointed. The successful candidates
should have a PhD in hand (awarded between November 2010 and November
2013) and a well-documented international network within their area of

The postdoctoral fellows will be affiliated with one of the Faculty’s
departments and are expected to conduct research within their area of
expertise, participate in the scholarly life of the host department
and the Faculty through seminars and other research activities, and
engage in networking and collaboration with a view to strengthen
internationalisation of the research milieu. It is a requirement of
the fellowship that fellows reside in Umeå.

Ranking criteria: Special importance will be given to documented
scholarly qualifications, the submitted research and
internationalisation plan, and the candidate’s international track

Application: The application should contain

* A one-page cover letter summarizing the candidate’s previous
research achievements, area of interest, and reasons for applying for
the fellowship
* A  Curriculum Vitae
* A list of publications
* Certified copies of grades and degree certificates
* A research plan, including plan of internationalisation activities (5 pages)
* Contact details of two academic references.

Applications can be submitted either electronically or in hard-copy
form. All documents submitted in hard-copy form should be in
duplicate, and all electronically submitted material should be in MS
Word or PDF format.

Information: Information about the faculty and its research activities
can be found on the web site. For more information about the
fellowship, please contact Dean Per-Olof Erixon,
per-olof.erixon at

Union information is available from SACO, +46-(0)90-786 53 65, SEKO,
+46-(0)90-786 52 96 and ST, +46-(0)90-786 54 31.

Your complete application, marked with reference number 315-998-13,
should be sent to jobb at (state the reference number as subject)
or to the Registrar, Umeå University, SE-901 87 Umeå, Sweden to arrive
November 20, 2013 at the latest.
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