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16 Jun 2017

Postdoctoral Researcher Fellowship in Arabic Historiography at Ghent University in Belgium, 2017

Postdoctoral Researcher Fellowship in Arabic Historiography at Ghent University in Belgium, 2017

Ghent University is delighted to offer Postdoctoral researcher fellowship in Arabic historiography to study in Belgium. International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme. MMS-II endeavours to offer the first comprehensive survey and collective historical interpretation of the diverse and voluminous range of Arabic historiographical texts that were produced in the Syro-Egyptian Mamluk sultanate between 1410 and 1470 and that have continued to define historical imaginations to this very day.

Application Deadline: 4 September 2017

 

Programmes Offered:

Fellowships are awarded in the field of Arabic historiography.

 

Course Level:

Fellowships are available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.

 

Eligibility:

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for fellowship:

Profile of the candidate

  • The candidate should have a PhD in the field of Arabic, Islamic Studies, (Middle East) History, Arabic Literature, or equivalent in Belgium
  • The candidate should have a promising track record in a field of research that is relevant for the MMS-II project, as demonstrated by relevant papers, publications, conference participations, PhD dissertation, reviews, committee comments,
  • The candidate should have a strong interest in the study of late medieval historiography and Arabic literature at the crossroads of socio-political history and cultural studies.
  • The candidate should be able to work independently and at the same time be a team player.
  • Interest in, or experience with, computational analyses and digital Islamic humanities more in general may be an asset, but is not compulsory.
  • The candidate has not worked, lived or studied in Belgium for more than 24 months in the last 36 months.

 

Benefit:

 University offers up to 4 temporary full-time contracts as a post-doctoral researcher (36 months), starting 1 January 2018. The starting salary is minimum 1.982,25 euros net on a full-time basis.

 

Number of Awards:

Not mentioned

 

Application Procedure:

The mode of applying is online.

 

Further Details:

Please Click Here to visit the Official website of University.

 

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