Ma And Phd Student, And Postdoctoral Fellowships In The Erc-Funded Project Staging National... (# 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) Leading Researcher (R4)
  • 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 MA students; for up to 36 months (max.) for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows

    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 MA, and PhD students, and postdoctoral fellows, 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
  • Postdoctoral positions : The post-doctoral fellows will be employed for 12 months, subject to renewal (max. 36 months). They will receive a full-time monthly net stipend of 10.500 TL with social security benefits (SGK) as well as an annual travel budget. All postdoctoral fellows working full-time on the project will also receive an additional living allowance and research support of 4000 TL from Kadir Has University.

  • PhD student positions : The PhD student researchers will be employed for 12 months, subject to renewal (max. 36 months). They will work .75 FTE and receive a monthly net stipend of 8.000 TL with full social security benefits (SGK) as well as an annual travel budget. If the student is enrolled in a PhD program at Kadir Has University, they will also receive an additional living allowance and research support of 3000 TL.

  • MA student positions : The MA student researchers will be employed for 12 months, subject to renewal (max. 24 months). They will work .75 FTE and receive a monthly net stipend of 6.000 TL with full social security benefits (SGK) as well as an annual travel budget. If the student is enrolled in an MA program at Kadir Has University, they will also receive an additional living allowance and research support of 2000 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. Postdoctoral positions : At least one researcher working on Jewish theatre in Turkey and/or diasporic productions in Israel and Europe; at least one researcher working on Armenian theatre and/or theatre productions involving Armenians after 1915.

    2. MA and PhD student positions : At least one student researcher working on Jewish theatre in Turkey and/or diasporic productions in Israel and Europe; at least one student researcher working on queer theatre in Turkey and/or diasporic productions in Europe; at least one researcher working on Armenian theatre and/or theatre productions involving Armenians after 1915.

    Selection process

    For MA and PhD Students and Postdoctoral Researchers

  • Cover letter in English describing the candidates' academic experience and qualifications, and presenting an original research proposal on a subject related to the ERC project
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • One writing sample in English
  • 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

  • The candidates applying for MA and PhD student and Postdoctoral positions are expected to present an original research proposal on a subject related to the project in their cover letter.

  • Not all positions may be filled.

  • 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.

    Web site for additional job details

    https: // stagingabjection.com/announcements/

    Offer Requirements
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
  • ENGLISH: Excellent

    Skills/Qualifications
  • Proven academic excellence and dedication to academic research
  • Excellent proficiency in English
  • For Categories 1 and 2, proficiency in the specific language required by the applicant's proposed research project (such as Armenian, Judeo- Spanish, Hebrew, Greek, Kurdish, German, French, Ottoman Turkish)
  • 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
  • Publishing articles in top-ranking international journals
  • Presenting research findings at selective academic conferences
  • 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