STIP: Pre-Doctoral Fellowship – Decentralized Modernities: art, politics and counterculture (Barcelona)

Barcelona, Spain
Application deadline: Jun 29, 2015
Contract for predoctoral fellow (PhD candidate)
The application period for a contract financing a predoctoral fellowship of the Spanish MINECO [Minesterio de Economía y Competitividad] has started. The contract is conceived for financing the postgraduate education of a PhD student within the framework of the research project Decentralized Modernities: art, politics and counterculture in the transatlantic axis during the Cold War [MoDe(s)]. This project is based at the Art History Department of the University of Barcelona and led by Paula Barreiro López.
For more information about the research group and the project:
https://modernidadesdescentralizadas.wordpress.com
The call for application is to be found at:
http://www.boe.es/diario_boe/txt.php?id=BOE-A-2015-6508
Information, frequent questions and access to the online application are to be found at:
http://www.idi.mineco.gob.es/portal/site/MICINN/menuitem.dbc68b34d11ccbd5d52ffeb801432ea0/?vgnextoid=fed2bf0be2c6d410VgnVCM1000001d04140aRCRD
Description
Application period: June 15 – June 29, 2016
Contract amount: 16.422€/year
Duration of contract: 4 years
Requirements for application
– A graduate degree in Art History/Humanities as well as being admitted to a PhD program at a Spanish University or being willing to matriculate in a Spanish PhD program (the matriculation is imperative at the time the contract starts).
– Advanced level of English – written as well as spoken (further languages will be evaluated positively).
– A compatibility of the PhD project with the theoretical and scientific framework of the research project MoDe(s). A written reasoned statement about the PhD project and a justification mentioning how the planned thesis will integrate into MoDe(s) should be included in the CV.
– Management skills, organisational skills, experience in organising academic events, experience with the use of databases as well as the creation of databases will be evaluated positively.
All applications have to be presented online via the web page of the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competition (see link above).
Necessary documents:
– Copy of a valid passport.
– CV in Spanish or English (including: current academic background/career, a written reasoned statement about the PhD project and a justification mentioning how the planned thesis will integrate into MoDe(s) should be included, statement about language skills, contact details of referees).
– Academic certificate(s) proving that the applicant has obtained the in the CV mentioned academic degrees (corresponding, if applicable, to the title ‘Grado’, ‘Licenciatura’, Bachelor, etc.). In order for the application to be considered, the certificate must meet the requirements of the MINECO. Therefore it must show the seal of the issuing authority, the date when the studies were finished, all classes that were part of the complete study plan and that were necessary to gain the indicated title, including the grades and the dates when those were obtained.
– Academic certificate that the applicant has obtained the Masters Degree. Academic certificate mentioning the Master Degree. In order for the application to be considered, the certificate must meet the requirements of the MINECO. Therefore it must show the seal of the issuing authority, the date when the studies were finished, all classes that were part of the complete study plan and that were necessary to gain the indicated title, including the grades and the dates when those were obtained.
Contact: Paula Barreiro López [IP de MoDe(s)] paula.barreiro@ub.edu

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