UI Research Positions on Great Power Relations and Middle East in Sweden, 2015

Swedish Institute of International Affairs is inviting applications for research positions on Great Power Relations, and the Middle East. UI is primarily looking for younger scholars at the postdoc level. The temporary project employment at UI is at 60-80 per cent of full time for up to three consecutive years. All researchers in the Special Research Program have the same salary (in 2015 SEK 36,080 at full time). The closing date for applications is 2nd February, 2015.. . Positions are open for conducting research at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Positions are available in the following two themes: Great Power Relations and the Middle East.
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· Applicant must have a PhD in a discipline relevant for the thematic position you apply for. UI is primarily looking for younger scholars at the postdoc level.
· The most important merits are your scientific achievements, as shown particularly through your PhD thesis, and your internationally peer
· reviewed publications. Your expertise and publications should be clearly relevant for the thematic position you apply for. You will be fluent in English with good communication skills, demonstrated by the ability to collaborate with other researchers, both nationally and internationally. Knowledge of the Swedish language is an advantage, but not a requirement. Of advantage is also experience of policy
· oriented analysis, popular science communication, and multi¬disciplinary research environments.
Benefits of the scholarship: All researchers in the Special Research Program have the same salary (in 2015 SEK 36,080 at full time), and is decided by the board of the Program, whose members are appointed by the Swedish Government. Office space including a desktop computer is provided.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not provided
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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