30 April 2020.


 UK, University of Edinburgh.

(Partially Funded)


Applications are invited for postdoctoral bursaries from candidates in any area of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.IASH provides an enviable location in one of the world’s most intellectually inspiring cities, together with a dynamic network of international connections.

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Home to the Scottish Enlightenment, Edinburgh has a rich cultural heritage of scholarship and creativity that continues to the present day. In this haven of libraries and archives, galleries and music venues – all set amid iconic architecture – IASH takes the humanities beyond campus to engage the public and work with organizations in a variety of different sectors.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Arts
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

 Three to Ten months.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applications from both within and beyond the University of Edinburgh.
  • Applicants must have been awarded a doctorate at the time of application, and normally within the last three years (you must be able to produce a transcript, testamur, or a letter of completion/eligibility to graduate as part of your application).
  • You should not have held a permanent position at a university, or a previous Fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Studies. Those who have held temporary and/or short-term appointments are eligible to apply.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

The University of Edinburgh offers :

  • Research visit at the University of Edinburgh for three to ten months.
  • Grants of up to a maximum of £13,000.
  • Dedicated office space, University e-mail and library access.
  • An allocated University mentor from an area relevant to the Fellows’ research interests.
  • Weekly Fellows’ Lunch to build community.
  • Collegial work-in-progress seminar series for testing new ideas.
  • Calendar of engaging events at the Institute and College.
  • Opportunities to participate in and design funded workshops, colloquia etc at the Institute.

How to Apply

First Step: 

  • Please complete the online application form here.
  • Choose Which Fellowship Programme you are applying for.
  • Please upload your academic CV (maximum 4 pages).
  • upload your CV and Research Proposal as separate documents.
  • OUTLINE OF RESEARCH (500-750 Words) Describe the research.


  • In addition to the application form, a minimum of two and a maximum of three confidential references are required.
  • Applicants should ask their referees to email their reference to the Director at by 30 April 2020.
  • Referees should comment on the nature and quality of the research proposal, as well as on the qualifications of the applicant. One referee should certify the successful viva (defence) and final examination of the candidate’s PhD thesis.

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