ARCS Postdoctoral Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences

 ARCS Postdoctoral Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences

 PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO BUDGET CUTS, THERE WILL BE NO COMPETITION FOR 2016-17.

WE HOPE TO RESUME THIS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM IN THE NEAR FUTURE.

The American Research Center in Sofia (www.arcsofia.org) announces a six-month Postdoctoral Fellowship for scholars currently teaching at an American institution of higher education or independent scholars in the USA, who have received their PhD within the last ten years (2004-2013) and are US citizens or non-citizens with at least three years of residence in the US.

In accordance with the mission of ARCS, the fellowship is open to candidates whose research focuses on any aspect of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Bulgaria and the six other countries we serve from antiquity to the present day. In addition to conducting her/his research based at ARCS, the Postdoctoral Fellow will contribute to the academic program of ARCS by presenting a small number of lectures and seminars and organizing one regional workshop/conference.

The Fellowship will be held for six months within the academic year with a total stipend of $12,000 ($2000 per month); ARCS will reimburse up to $2000 for travel between the US and Bulgaria and research-related travel in the Balkans during the term of the fellowship.

List of Recipients

  • Prof. Cris Scarboro, 2014, King’s College, Middle Class Socialism and the Revenge of the More
  • Prof. Pavel Murdzhev, 2015, Santa Fe College, The Plow in Byzantine Agriculture: Institutional Failure or Economic Sagacity?