ARCS Postdoc Fellowship in the Humanities and Social Sciences 2013-14

American Research Center in Sofia

December 31, 2012

The American Research Center in Sofia ( is pleased to announce a competition for a six-month Postdoctoral Fellowship for scholars, currently teaching at an American institution of higher education or independent scholars, who have received their PhD within the last ten years (2003-2012)  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 Balkans 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 (budget of $2,500). The Fellowship will be held for six months within the period September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2014 with a total stipend of $12,000.

Please submit a proposal of no more than ten double-spaced pages indicating how this Fellowship will serve your academic interests as well as the interests of ARCS (in terms of the latter, candidates should include a workshop/conference proposal) to Dr. Eric De Sena,, together with a CV; please ask two people familiar with your academic work to send letters of reference.

Application Deadline: December 31, 2012.

Awards will be announced by early February 2013.

Contact Name: 
Dr. Eric De Sena