Deadline:

20 April 2020

Location:

Mainz, Germany

(Paid Opportunity)

Description

IEG Fellowship in Digital Humanities

The IEG (The Leibniz Institute of European History ) is one fellowship for a period of six to eight months for international doctoral students in the field of Digital Humanities.The fellowship supports international doctoral students who wish to carry out their own research project using Digital Humanities methods. Scholars from the humanities with a historical focus who use digital methods for their projects are invited to apply for the fellowship. Fellowships will begin in July 2020 or later.

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The Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG) in Mainz is a non-profit institution devoted to academic research that is not part of a university. Research projects must be at least six months in duration in order to avail of IEG funding. Fellowship holders and fellows reside and work in the Institute building in Mainz. The specialist library of the Institute and the other infrastructure that Mainz has to offer as an academic centre are available to the fellowship holders and fellows to conduct their research. The duty to reside at the Institute does not preclude short trips to archives, libraries, specialist researchers and conferences elsewhere. The working languages at the IEG are German and English and therefore we expect proficiency in English and a sufficient command of German to participate in discussions at the Institute.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Digital Humanities

Required Languages

English & German 

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

From 6 to 8 months.

Fellowship will begin in July 2020 or later.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Your research should be connected to the institute’s research programme, on »Negotiating differences in Europe.
  • You are required to reside in Mainz.
  • You will participate in the IEG’s research community and the weekly colloquia, where we expect you to present your work at least once during your fellowship.
  • Fellows must submit a final report of their project at the end of the funding period
  • Proficiency in English and German is required in order to participate in discussions at the Institute.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

  • IEG Fellowships for postdocs have a monthly value of € 1,350.
  • Fellowship holders whose partners accompany them to Mainz and do not have an income of more than 450 euros per month may receive a family allowance.
  • Fellows who come to Mainz accompanied by their underage children can apply for child allowance.

How to Apply

First Step: You have to prepare the following documents:

  1. Motivation Letter  (PDF)
  2. CV; a list of publications, if available (PDF)
  3. Brief description of your proposed research project (max. 5 pages) (PDF)
  4. Copies of university certificates and proof of language competence (PDF)
  5. Academic letter of reference (PDF)

Second Step: Send all your documents in PDF to: application@ieg-mainz.de

Third Step: The academic advisor should send an up-to-date reference (PDF) directly to the IEG by the application deadline: fellowship@ieg-mainz.de. The letter of reference should discuss (please avoid a general letter of recommendation):

  • The applicant’s academic qualifications.
  • Topic, goal, and recent state of the proposed research project.
  • A synopsis of the work to be done in Mainz along with possible time and work schedules.

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