The Point Alpha Research Institute (PARI) is offering a
starting 1 September or 1 October 2023 to develop a funding application for research projects based at PARI and carried out in cooperation with it.
PARI is a collaboration between the universities Fulda and Erfurt and the Point-Alpha Foundation, which runs the Point Alpha Memorial at the former inner German border in Geisa. As an interdisciplinary research institute, it conducts and facilitates research as well as public debates on three overarching topics connected to its location:
PARI is inviting applications for mid-term (6-12 months) research fellowships for academics from all disciplines working broadly in these three fields.
Prospective fellows are obliged to attend PARI’s internal and external events, to participate in developing its research agenda and to write a funding application for a research project which, in case of acceptance, will be based at the institute and carried out in cooperation with it, and they are expected to work on their projects and actively engage with the scholarly community at the institute and its collaboration partners during their fellowship.
The fellowship entails a monthly allowance of 4,000 Euro (parents are eligible for an additional 400 Euro/month for the first and another 100 Euro/month for each successive child). Travel costs, accommodation, health insurance or other social benefits are not part of the fellowship and the fellow’s responsibility.
The application deadline is 30 June 2023. Decisions will be announced by the end of the month. Applications are accepted in English or German and must include a letter of interest, an outline for a research project and/or funding application of not more than 1-2 pages, and a CV including a list of publications. Please also include information on the preferred time and duration of the fellowship. (A letter of recommendation is not required.)
Applications should be sent via E-Mail to Tobias Becker as a single pdf.
For futher questions about the fellowship program, please write to the same address.