The Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse (IAST), France, invites applications for Research Fellowships, on IAST general themes or on specific themes,from 1st September 2016 (please note that you are entitled to apply for more than one position):
Research Fellowship on IAST general themes:
We welcome applications from researchers within a large range of disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences: anthropology, biology, history, law,philosophy, political science, psychology and sociology, though motivated applications from outside these disciplines will be given full consideration. Applications from economists are also encouraged, but successful applicants will have demonstrated an interest in, and a commitment to, at least one of the other non-economics disciplines of the IAST.
Research Fellow on specific themes:
In addition, some transversal themes will be of particular interest from 2016:
- The impact of digital technology on society (this theme will be developed in conjunction with the Toulouse School of Economics with financing from the Jean-Jacques Laffont Digital Chair).More information from 31st October 2015. Please select "Category - Research Fellowship on digital chair" on the application form.
- Work in the project directed by Professor Jorgen Weibull (Stockholm School of Economics) More information from 31st October 2015. Please select "Category - Research Fellowship to collaborate with Jorgen Weibull " on the application form.
- Work in the project directed by David Austen-Smith (Northwestern University) on the Chair on "Information, Deliberation and Collective Choice" more information here . Please select "Category - Research Fellowship to collaborate with David Austen-Smith " on the application form.
Professors Weibull and Austen-Smith will be visiting IAST regularly over the next few years.
Active researchers who have or will have completed their PhD after January 2014 and before September 2016. The IAST offers candidates an opportunity to devote themselves full time to their research at the start of their careers. Motivated applications will be considered from candidates whose PhDs were completed in 2013 or earlier; please explain your reasons in your cover letter.
Fellows are provided with office space, computer facilities and a contract for two years, renewable for a third year.
Deadline to apply: 31st December 2015