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Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study Gak Fellowship 2017, Netherlands


July 15, 2017

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Instituut Gak Fellowship

The Instituut Gak Fellowship offers researchers from Dutch and Flemish Universities or research institutes the opportunity to work on topics in the fields of social security and labour market policy.

About the Instituut Gak Fellowship

During the Instituut Gak Fellowship researchers can focus without interruption on their research and the in-depth exploration of their topic in the fields of social security or labour market policy. The fellow can concentrate on producing new scientific knowledge (preferably leading to publications) or work on solutions to practical issues. The inspiring international environment at NIAS-KNAW offers researchers an opportunity to work within a multidisciplinary community of scholars.

Who can Apply

The Instituut Gak Fellowship is open to researchers with 3-10 years postdoctoral experience (junior) or more than 10 years postdoctoral experience (senior) who are currently on a temporary or permanent contract at a Dutch or Flemish University and/or research institute.

Practical Information

  • There are two Instituut Gak Fellowships available in 2018: the first starting February 2018 for 5 months (NB There is no longer accommodation free for this period); the second starting September 2018 for 5 or for 10 months.

  • Fellows are provided with a study in the main building with office and research facilities and, if deemed necessary, subsidized accommodation. Fellows can also apply for funds to cover the costs of replacing their contractual obligation for teaching and management hours – the so-called replacement teaching fund. For more information see the Regulations Instituut Gak Fellowship.

How to Apply

To apply candidates must submit a fully completed Instituut Gak Fellowship application form (see below) together with the following enclosures:

  • A full project proposal (max 1500 words);
  • Curriculum vitae;

  • List of (major) publications (max 1 page);

  • Two publications in support of the application (PDF or hard copy book).

The completed application form plus enclosures should be sent by email to or by post: Attn. Dr. Esther van Duuren, NIAS-KNAW, Korte Spinhuissteeg 3, Postbus 10855, 1001 EW Amsterdam, Netherlands.

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.

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Publish Date
May 03, 2017


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