The Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme (FMSH) and the Centre d’Etudes Franco-Russe (CEFR) of Moscow offer short-term fellowships of two or three months in France for postdoc researchers from Belarus, Moldova and Russia who have presented their thesis from 2016.
This research stay is designed to enable researchers to conduct research studies in France: field enquiries, library and archives work.
This call is part of the Atlas short-term postdoctoral mobility programme offered by the FMSH and its partners.
Nationality: This program is open to researchers originating from Belarus, Moldova or Russia (nationality is a requirement) and affiliated with an institution of higher education and research or a public or private research institute based in one of these countries.
Educational Degree: Applicants must have obtained their PhD doctorate (“Kandidat” thesis) and presented their thesis from 2016.
Theme: Applicants must be involved in research in social and human sciences.
French host institution: Before submitting their application, applicants will have to find a French research institution to host them for the time of their stay. Applicants will have to provide a letter from the hosting institution addressed to the FMSH and the CEFR expressing the institution’s willingness to host the applicant during the time of fellowship and explaining the work conditions offered.
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Laureates will receive a monthly stipend of €1,600. This financial contribution is intended to cover expenditure such as transport and accommodation costs.
Besides, the FMSH and the CEFR provide support for visa and logistical support to organise the stay (possibility to have a workspace, letter for the libraries...).
Applicants will be required to submit an online application form and a scientific dossier (research project + appendices).