Ba Student, Ba And Ma Graduate Fellowships In The Erc-Funded Project Staging National Abjection:... (# Of Pos: 5)

Universities and Institutes of Turkey

Turkey

September 23, 2022

Description

  • Organisation/Company: Kadir Has University
  • Research Field: Anthropology › Cultural anthropology Anthropology › Social anthropology Arts › Performing arts Cultural studies › Islamic studies Cultural studies › Jewish studies
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1) Recognised Researcher (R2) Established Researcher (R3)
  • Application Deadline: 23/09/2022 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • Location: Turkey › Istanbul
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 30-40
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/10/2022
  • Eu Research Framework Programme: H2020 / ERC
  • Reference Number: 852216
  • Application deadline: September 23, 2022

    Start date: October 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter

    Duration: 12 months, subject to renewal for up to 24 months (max.) for BA students; for up to 36 months (max.) for BA and MA graduates

    About the project

    Conducted at Kadir Has University, Faculty of Communication under the direction of Dr. Rüstem Ertuğ Altınay, Staging National Abjection: Theatre and Politics in Turkey and Its Diasporas (STAGING-ABJECTION) is a five-year research project funded by the European Research Council's (ERC) Starting Grants Program with a 1.5 million Euro grant.

    Combining the transdisciplinary approach of performance studies with a rigorous research program, the project aims to be one of the most comprehensive critical studies on minoritarian theatre practices in Turkey and its diasporas, and put Turkey on the map of global theatre studies.

    The project offers research positions for BA students, BA and MA graduates, beginning October 1, 2022.

    Further information on the project is available at https: // cordis.europa.eu/project/id/852216

    Website of the project: https: // stagingabjection.com/

    Benefits
  • MA graduate positions : The researchers with MA degrees will be employed for 12 months, subject to renewal. The maximum working time on the project is 36 months. They will work full-time and receive a monthly net stipend of 8.500 TL with full social security benefits (SGK) as well as an annual travel budget.
  • BA graduate positions : Researchers with BA degrees will be employed for 12 months, subject to renewal. The maximum working time on the project is 36 months. They will work full-time and receive a monthly net stipend of 7.500 TL with full social security benefits (SGK) as well as an annual travel budget.

  • BA student positions : The BA student researchers will be employed for 12 months, subject to renewal. The maximum working time on the project is 24 months. They will work .30 FTE and receive a monthly net stipend of 1.650 TL with full social security benefits (SGK) as well as an annual travel budget. If the student is enrolled in a BA program at Kadir Has University, they will also receive an additional living allowance and research support of 500 TL.

  • For legal reasons, the stipends of the researchers have to conform to the salary and scholarship scales determined by TÜBİTAK. The researchers working on the project will receive a raise whenever TÜBİTAK gives a raise.

    Eligibility criteria
  • There are multiple positions available at each level in the categories and candidates may propose any topic related to the project. However, we also invite applicants specifically for:
  • 1. MA and BA graduate positions : At least one researcher who will provide archival research support to the project, especially in the field of Ottoman Turkish documents and texts, or conduct ethnographic research on a subject related to the project, and produce public outreach outputs.

    2. BA student position s : At least one student researcher who will provide support to the project in the fields of visual design, social media communication, activity organization, academic research, and produce public outreach outputs.

  • Not all positions may be filled.
  • Selection process

    For Researchers with BA and MA Degrees

  • Cover letter in English describing the candidates' academic experience and qualifications, and explaining why they would like to join the ERC team
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three confidential letters of reference (at least two should be academic, one letter may be professional), to be sent directly to staging.abjection@khas.edu.tr
  • For BA Student Researchers

  • Cover letter in English describing the candidates' academic experience and qualifications, and explaining why they would like to join the ERC team
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Portfolio
  • Two confidential letters of reference (at least one should be academic, one letter may be professional), to be sent directly to staging.abjection@khas.edu.tr
  • Additional comments

    Please send all requested materials (except for the letters of reference) electronically in a single PDF file to staging.abjection@khas.edu.tr by September 23, 2022. All letters of reference should also arrive by the same deadline. Zoom interviews with selected candidates will be on September 25 and 26, 2022.

    Offer Requirements
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
  • ENGLISH: Excellent

    Skills/Qualifications
  • Proven academic excellence and dedication to academic research
  • Excellent proficiency in English
  • Ability to work both in a team environment and independently
  • Specific Requirements
  • Conducting archival and ethnographic research on a specific topic relevant to the project
  • Contributing to the project's public outreach program
  • Supporting the overall development of the project
  • Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Kadir Has University
  • Department: Faculty of Communication
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https:// www. khas.edu.tr/en/
  • E-Mail: didem.turkoz@khas.edu.tr staging.abjection@khas.edu.tr
  • Country: Turkey
  • City: Istanbul
  • State/Province: Cibali/Fatih
  • Postal Code: 34083
  • Street: Kadir Has Avenue
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