Position opening for invited scholars fellowships

POSITION OPENING FOR INVITED SCHOLARS FELLOWSHIP AT THE INSTITUT DES HAUTES ÉTUDES DE L'AMÉRIQUE LATINE (UNIVERSITÉ SORBONNE NOUVELLE - PARIS-3)

2021-2022 session: CALL FOR APPLICATION IS OPEN FROM SEPTEMBER 15th TO NOVEMBER 15th

 

Requirements


At the time of application submission, the candidate must be under 65-years-old at the beginning of his contract with the IHEAL, hold a Ph.D. degree (obtained at least 5 years ago) and be a teacher at the University level or a researcher at a foreign research organization.

One candidate will be recruited for the first semester (four months from September to December 2021). Three others will be recruited for the second semester (three months from January to March 2022). Invited scholars are asked to teach two courses per semester, each one consisting of 24 hours.

New! One candidate will be invited for one academic year (nine months from September 2021 to May 2022). This is to allow the invited scholar to immerse him or herself into the academic life of the University. He/She will teach three course, each one consisting of 24 hours, and he/she will be asked to supervise the investigation research of students, writing in French.

Visiting scholars will receive a monthly salary which corresponds to a specific index for University professors in France. The IHEAL does not provide financial aid for travel or accomodation expenses.

The course’s subject must be in line with the field of expertise of the invited scholar. The proposed courses might be modified according to the needs of IHEAL. Courses can be taught in Spanish, English or French.

The IHEAL receives applications in the following areas: History, Geography, Anthropology, Sociology, Economy and Political Science. For the academic year of 2021-2022, the commission will pay special attention to courses in Gender Studies, Environmental Studies, Migration, Health or focused on Central America, the Caribbean and Mexico are highly preferred. Visiting scholars may be invited to teach within the IHEAL’s new Masters’ program LAGLOBE (Latin America and Europe in a Global World), which benefits from the European Union support.

Invited scholars can perform scientific and academic activities in the others Departments of the Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3 University, or any of the French and European Institutions with which the IHEAL collaborates upon requests

 

Applications


Interested applicants must apply on-line. The applicants must:

1/  Fill the online form available at this link

2/ Send digital copies of the following documents by email to iheal-chaires@sorbonne-nouvelle.fr :

 A cover letter.

An official letter stating the affiliation of the candidate to her or his current university for the year of 2020.

A brief résumé (6 pages max) including the following information: the candidate’s university credentials (excluding seminars and programs that were less than a year-long); Professional experience; Research and experience as a Professor; Experience in administrative activities and/or participation in research initiatives; Contribution to national or international colloquies. Finally, the résumé must include a list of the candidate’s published works (classified first by books, then articles in national and international reviews, research reports, symposium summaries and critical reviews of books published in peer-reviewed journals). All information must be chronologically ordered with the most recent positions and activities listed first.

■ Two letters of recommendation with signature and institutional stamp.

■ A copy of the candidate’s PhD degree.

For the one-semester candidate (three or four months): three possible course descriptions with suggested syllabus (2 pages’ maximum for each class), including the subjects and objectives of the course. Please mention the language in which each course will be taught (English, Spanish or French) and submit the descriptions in said language.

For the two-semesters candidate (nine months): five possible course descriptions with suggested syllabus (2 pages’ maximum for each class), including the subjects and objectives of the course. Please mention the language in which each course will be taught (English, Spanish or French) and submit the descriptions in said language.

 A copy of your valid passport.

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The application (online form + email with attached documents) must be sent before November 15th at midnight (GMT +1). A confirmation email will be sent the days following the reception of the application. Applications can be written either in French, Spanish, Portuguese or English. Incomplete applications or those received after the deadline will not be considered by the admission commission. Only digital copies of the documents will be accepted. Each application will be evaluated by an IHEAL member and a non-IHEAL researcher or professor.

 

For additional information, contact the manager for invited scholars fellowship: 

Mathilde Périvier at iheal-chaires@sorbonne-nouvelle.fr