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Research Fellowships


Hellenic Observatory (European Institute)
Salary:  £32,794 - £39,669 pa incl. with potential to progress to £42,684 pa incl.
1 year fixed term post due limited funding.

The purpose of the fellowship is to enable a Post-doctoral Researcher to propose and carry out a project of relevance to the Hellenic Observatory (part of the European Institute). It has been made possible by the generosity of the National Bank of Greece.

You are eligible to apply if you have successfully defended your PhD [see Job Description| and Person Specification| for details] within the last two years and not currently hold a tenure-track academic position.

To be considered for this post, you should have comprehensive and substantial knowledge of Contemporary Greece; provide evidence of publication and/or project delivery through independent original research; and possess the ability to develop a coherent programme of research.

Candidates are invited to submit their extended Research Proposals which fall within the Hellenic Observatory’s interest covering Political, Economic and/or Social Developments.

Shortlisting and appointments will be made on the basis of the further essential criteria specified on the Person Specification for this post. The Person Specification and Job Description are also available to download from the vacancy summary on the online recruitment system.|

This is a fixed term post for 12 months starting in October 2014 or as soon as possible after this date. In exceptional circumstances, two appointments may be made to share the 12 month fellowship.

In addition to a good salary, the benefits that come with this job include a defined benefits scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

To apply for this post please go to| and click ‘Vacancies’. If you have any queries about applying on the online system, please call 020 7955 7859 or email| quoting reference

The closing date for receipt of applications is 23.59 (UK time) on Friday 18 July 2014. Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications received after this date.

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