Deadline:

28 February 2019

Location:

Greece.

(Paid Opportuinty)

Description

Fellowships program for international scholars academic year 2019-2020

ONASSIS COSMOS foundation announces its annual fellowships Program for research in Greece, which is addressed to foreign nationals university professors of all academic ranks & postdoctoral researchers.

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For foreign University Professors of all academic ranks :

Full Professors

Associate Professors

Assistant Professors & Lecturers

  • Up to 3 fellowships.
  • Scholarly research in Greece for a period up to 3 months.
  • On a specific research project in collaboration with a scientific institution or organization in Greece.
  • Fellowships will be awarded in priority to candidates who explicitly declare that they have arrangements to deliver courses/seminars in the specific field of their research by participating in teaching (or research) program or laboratory at a Public Greek University for a minimum of eight [8] hours per month.

For foreign Postdoctoral Researchers

  • Up to 3 fellowships.
  • Scholarly research in Greece for a 3 to 6 month period.
  • On a specific research project in collaboration with a scientific institution or organization in Greece.
  • This is primarily a research fellowship. However, fellowships will be awarded in priority to candidates who explicitly declare that they have arrangements to deliver courses/seminars in the specific field of their research by participating in a teaching (or research) program or laboratory at a Public Greek University during their stay in Greece for a minimum of eight [8] hours per month.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Humanities

-Computational Archaeology, Data Driven Archaeology.

-Computational Linguistics, Neurolinguistics, Natural Language Processing.
-Philosophy & Ethics -Applied Philosophy) (e.g. Ethics on ΑΙ, Data Science, Biotechnology)

-Special Education.

-Modern Greek Literature & Translation related to Cavafy’s Oeuvre.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

3 to 6 month period.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Persons of non-Greek descent
  • Persons of Greek descent (second generation and on) are also eligible to apply provided they permanently reside and work abroad or currently study in foreign Universities
  • Scholars of Greek descent or citizenship provided they have a professional academic career of at least ten (10) years in a university or research institute abroad
  • All applicants must have already completed their Ph.D.
  • Former Fellowship Recipients of the Foundation can re-apply for a fellowship only if five (5) years have elapsed since their previous fellowship
  • Former Fellowship Recipients of the Foundation who have twice received a fellowship cannot apply again
  • No extension of the duration of the fellowship beyond the period mentioned in this announcement for each category will be permitted
  • It is not possible to postpone or defer the fellowship to a later academic year
  • Researchers/fellowship recipients are bound to publish one or two scientific articles in a peerreviewed peer review or scholarly journal or a chapter in a collective work, a monograph or a book, dealing with findings deduced from their research granted by the Foundation, within a period of twenty-four (24) months from the use of their fellowship. They will refer to the Foundation as sponsor of the research.
  • Researchers/fellowship recipients must make arrangements for teaching activities through classes /seminars in their specific field of research. The above-mentioned activities must be part of the curricula of the relevant department or research laboratory of a University in Greece and should be organized in collaboration with the coordinator of the Fellowships Program for International Scholars who will arrange for the whole process.
  • Researchers/fellowship recipients will be invited, on a case-by-case basis, to deliver a lecture during the period of the fellowship. The place and time will be decided in collaboration with the relevant department of the Onassis Foundation.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportuinty)

Scholarship covers:

  • Coverage of the travel expenses for a round trip air-ticket from and to the country and place where the fellowship recipient permanently resides, for the beginning of the scholarship and upon definite departure from Greece, that amount:
  • Up to Three Hundred Euros (€300) for a European country or up to One Thousand Euros (€1,000) for a transatlantic travel to and from countries of Asia and Africa.

Fellowship recipients will be solely responsible for the purchase of their tickets

  • A monthly allowance of One Thousand Three Hundred Euros (€ 1,300) for subsistence, accommodation and all other expenses.

How to Apply

First Step: 

Online application until 28/2/2019:

  • Applications for professors of all academic ranks: here
  •  Applications for post-doctoral researchers: here

Second Step:

Supporting documents to be sent by registered mail until 28/2/2019.

The mailing address for supporting documents: fhadgiantoniou.ffp@onassis.org

Required documents

  1. One (1) passport size photograph.
  2. A copy of passport or ID.
  3. A detailed Curriculum Vitae/ List of publications.
  4. Α photocopy of the Ph.D. degree.
  5. Α certificate from the candidate’s University attesting the exact academic position of the applicant (for University Professors of all academic ranks).
  6. A letter from the candidate including the following information and stated in the following order:
  • The title, purpose and specific object of the research that the candidate intends to conduct in Greece. Additionally, the candidate must mention why it is deemed necessary for him/her to carry out research in Greece.
  • Any research in Greece in which candidates are currently involved.
  •  Any previous collaboration with universities, institutions or research centers in Greece.
  • Description of the proposed lessons/seminars as part of the teaching activities.
  • Names and contact details of the members of the Greek academic community and universities, institutions or research centers the candidate intends to collaborate with.
  • The proposed period for the fellowship.
  • Knowledge of the greek language, whenever not necessary by definition for scholarly purposes, is not a prerequisite. However, elementary knowledge of the Greek language will be favourably taken into consideration.
  1. An acceptance letter from a full professor or tenured professor of a Greek Public University stating the professor’s agreement to collaborate with the candidate on the specific project. The professor certifies that he/she is willing to be responsible for the progress of the research/teaching activities of the candidate during the fellowship in Greece. The professor is bound to send, at the end of the fellowship, a final progress report with which he/she describes the benefits of the scientific collaboration with the fellowship recipient
  2. A certificate of the academic institution, university or research center, to which the candidate belongs, that supports the research proposal of the applicant in Greece. The certificate should also state that the candidate is allowed to come to Greece for the realisation of the research project.
  3. Two (2) recommendation letters: one from Greece (if possible) and one from abroad. In case applicants have no contact with any persons in Greece, they may send two (2) recommendation letters from abroad. The letters of recommendation must be strictly addressed to the Onassis Foundation: Fellowships Program for International Scholars. Please note that photocopies of letters of recommendation will not be accepted. The letters can be included in the candidate’s file or be sent directly by post to the Foundation.

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