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Madrid Institute for Advanced Study Call for Applications for Short Stays 2018-2019, Spain


Deadline:

February 05, 2018


Opportunity Cover Image - Madrid Institute for Advanced Study Call for Applications for Short Stays 2018-2019, Spain

First call for the 2018-2019 academic year

Short stays (3 to 4 months)

Length of stay: 3 to 4 months
Residency period: between 10 September 2018 and 26 July 2019 depending on availability.

Applications must be submitted in electronic format only through the MIAS website.
The application may be done in Spanish, French or English.

MIAS invites researchers of all nationalities and those who earned their PhD at least four years ago and who have spent less than 12 months in Spain over the last 3 years as of the date of submission of applications for this call. Candidates must propose a project adhering to MIAS research guidelines.

Calendar

Submission period: 20 December 2017 → 5 February 2018 
Application deadline: 5 February 2018 (17:00, Madrid time) 
No applications will be accepted after this date.

Applications sent by e-mail or by post will not be accepted.

Selection process

-Scientific evaluation by the MIAS International Scientific Committee 
-Publication of results: April 2018

MIAS Definition

In line with the model launched at Princeton and developed in Berlin, Uppsala, Fribourg, Zurich and Paris, MIAS reaches out to individual researchers, free of all academic or administrative obligations during their stay, to develop an innovative project in an environment conducive to scientific debate among different disciplines and civilizations. 

MIAS promotes interdisciplinarity and prioritises research excellence in the Humanities and Social and Legal Sciences, with a transversal perspective extending from the Iberian world to the global dimension.

Admission requirements

MIAS invites researchers of all nationalities and those who earned their PhD at least four years ago and who have spent less than 12 months in Spain over the last 3 years as of the date of submission of applications for this call. Candidates must propose a project adhering to MIAS research guidelines.

Selection criteria

- the quality of the candidate's scientific dossier;
- the quality and future potential of the research project;
- adherence of the project to MIAS research guidelines;

Applications

Complete the dossier found on the MIAS website which includes:

- an application form to be completed;
- a curriculum vitae, mentioning main publications (maximum 5 pages);
- a certified photocopy of the doctorate degree;
- a photocopy of a valid national identity document (both sides) or the pertinent pages of a passport;
- a presentation of the research project (maximum 6 pages), including a selective bibliography;
- optionally, one or maximum two letters of reference attesting to the applicant’s potential and qualifications. 

The application may be done in Spanish, French or English.

Residence options

- Remuneration: MIAS proposes a monthly stipend of EUR 1 000. 

- Lodging: Upon request, MIAS offers candidates accommodation at Casa de Velázquez facilities in Madrid for an uninterruputed period of 3 to 4 months. This depends on availability at the Institute and the internal regulation of the Casa de Velazquez. 

- MIAS covers round trip travel expenses from and to the country of origin for a maximum amount of EUR 250. Mobility aid may be granted to candidates from Africa or Latin America so requesting. 

- Modes of research: Candidates may participate in the scientific life and activities of the Institute (colloquia, seminars, round tables, etc.). Candidates will have their own space to conduct research. MIAS will help candidates integrate into the local and Iberian scientific environment throughout their stay.

Obligations of residents

MIAS residents tacitly accept the MIAS residence policy (link) implying several commitments such as: 
- residence at the Institute;
- participation in resident lunches or seminars;
- contribution to the dissemination of information related to MIAS activities;
- the obligation to specify in all works published during the stay that such works were made possible thanks to the MIAS framework;
- the obligation to officially be featured as a MIAS resident in all activities or publications related to it;
- the submission of a final report on the activities carried out during the stay, before its completion.

The project carried out during the stay must conform to the project initially presented.

For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.


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Publish Date
January 12, 2018




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