Postdoctoral Fellowships at the European University Institute, Florence (Italy)

Call for applications, Max Weber Fellowships
Deadline: 25 October 2009
The Max Weber Programme
is the largest postdoctoral programme for young researchers in the social sciences, funded by the European Commission (DG Education). Max Weber Fellowships are for 1 or 2 years and are open to candidates who have received a doctorate in the social sciences (economics, law, political
science, sociology, history and related fields) within the last 5 years.

The Max Weber fellowships are designed for junior post-docs who would like to pursue an academic career, concentrate on their own research and enhance their academic practice in a multidisciplinary environment. Fellows are selected on the basis of their research accomplishments and potential, their academic career interests, and the availability of the EUI faculty to provide mentorship. Each year circa 45 postdoctoral fellows are part of the programme.

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Jean Monnet Fellowships

Through its Jean Monnet Fellowship Programme the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies offers fellowships to post-docs in an early stage of their academic career. During their stay at the RSCAS, fellows work on a research topic that fits well in the overall research profile of the
and participate in the academic life of the Centre and of the EUI. Each fellow is assigned a professorial mentor. Jean Monnet Fellowships usually have a duration of 12 or 24 months and are
open to candidates who have received a doctorate within the last 7 years. The main criteria during the selection procedure are the CV, the overall scientific quality of the proposal, and the fit of the proposal with the research programme of the Centre.

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