Early Career Researcher

Under the prestigious Post-Soviet Tensions Programme in Post-Soviet Affairs, funded by a FP7/Marie Curie ITN action, two positions are available as Early Career Researchers in the School of International Relations at the University of St Andrews under the supervision of Dr Rick Fawn or Professor Sally N. Cummings. One position must specialise in identity, conflict and cultural aspects of comparative political change in the post-Soviet space. The second must specialise in the contested nature of the state and statehood in Central Asia. To start 1 September or as soon as possible thereafter for 36 months, and to undertake intensive, ground-breaking research, including completion of a PhD dissertation within the time period, and to participate and contribute fully in the Programme’s range of training provisions.  

NB – Mobility and seniority rules apply to all Fellowships:

An applicant who has been carrying out their main activity in a country for more than 12months, in the 36 months before their starting date cannot apply for a fellowship in that Country.

Pre-doctoral Fellowships may be awarded to applicants who at the deadline:

1) have no more than four years of (full-time equivalent) research experience after having received their Master’s degree

2) are not in possession of a doctoral degree
For more information, please consult the Marie Curie guide for applicants from the latest Marie Curie ITN call


For any enquiries to the School of International Relations, please direct these to the School PG Administrator, Mary Kettle, irpg@st-and.ac.uk

Also Read  Fully-funded AHRC PhD Studentship

Ref No: ML1357

Closing Date: 22 July 2013

Further Particulars ML1357AR FPs.doc

School of International Relations

Salary: £30,424 – £36,298 per annum

Fixed term: 36 months

Start: 1 September 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter

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