Organisation New Europe College is one of the South-Eastern Europe’s leading institutes for advanced studies, internationally appreciated for its high quality and innovative approach to research. Founded in 1994 as an independent institute, it is officially recognised by the Romanian Ministry of Education and Research as an institutional structure for postgraduate studies in the humanities and social sciences, at the level of advanced studies. With strong international links, New Europe College managed to create a stimulating environment for interdisciplinary dialogue and critical debates. Its main aim is to strengthen research in the humanities and social science and to promote contacts between Romanian scholars and their peers worldwide. For further information please consult our site: www.nec.ro
A successful candidate should have: − a PhD in a relevant historical discipline − excellent knowledge of 2 foreign languages (preferably English and French). Knowledge of Greek, Turkish or Russian would be an asset − experience in archival research − capacity to work both as a creative and independent researcher, and as part of an interdisciplinary international team − capacity and willingness to collaborate across academic disciplines Conditions of employment Four post-doctoral positions can be offered for a period of 2 years, with a monthly gross salary of 2000 euro.
The winning candidates will sign a contract with the Host Institution (New Europe College). The contract will be drafted in accordance with the provisions of the Romanian Labour Law. For more information please contact the Scientific Assistant of the ERC Project, Nicoleta Roman : firstname.lastname@example.org
Application procedure information
Applicants should send the following documents (in English): − a letter of intent − a curriculum vitae (with a recent photo) 3 − certified, scanned document(s) proving that the applicant holds a PhD title − a list of publications − a 1000-word research design proposal (in Microsoft Word or pdf format), in which the applicant presents his/her ideas about one of the projects’ themes. Please specify on the upper side of your proposal for which specific theme you are applying. − 2 original letters of reference (in English or French) from academics familiar with your work and explicitly supporting your application for this position. Candidates are asked to enter in the Subject field of their e-mail message: “Application for NEC-ERC LuxFass post-doctoral position”. Please be aware that incomplete or late application files will not be taken into consideration. The application file should be sent by October 15, 2015 to Nicoleta Roman, email: email@example.com Schedule: New Europe College will acknowledge the receipt of the application files and confirm if the application requirements have been met within 7 days after the deadline. The applicants will be notified on the results of the pre-selection process by the 15 th of November. The shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview by skype at the end of November/beginning of December.
The final results will be known by the 15th of December, 2015. Those selected will be expected to occupy the positions starting with February, 2016. Since during the selection process we may have to contact you, please inform us about any change that may occur in your contact details, even if this change is temporary.