IAS-STS Long-Term Fellowship Programme for International Fellows in Austria, 2015

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The IAS-STS is offering long-term fellowship to international research fellows who are not able to pay for their living expenses during their stay at the Institute. The fellowship provides its fellows the opportunity to perform work focusing on the relationship between technology and society. Fellowship is available for researchers to stay between 1 October 2015 and 30 June 2016. The IAS-STS gives partial and full grants Grants amount to a maximum of EUR 940 per month. The application deadline is December 31, 2014..  The IAS-STS offers its international fellows the opportunity to perform work focusing on the relationship between technology and society. In this context, special attention is paid to the areas of technology policy, technology diffusion, technology assessment, the social shaping of technology, as well as technology-related analyses of gender and education issues. Applicants for a long-term fellowship (around a nine months’ stay) at the IAS-STS have the opportunity to apply for a grant to cover their living costs up to a maximum amount of 940 Euros per month. Applicants must provide evidence that their employer or other institution cannot supply funding..  Fellowship is available for carrying out research.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Fellowship offers the opportunity to perform work focusing on the relationship between technology and society. In this context, special attention is paid to the areas of technology policy, technology diffusion, technology assessment, the social shaping of technology, as well as technology-related analyses of gender and education issues.
Who can apply to this scholarship?  The IAS
· STS is open to applicants of all academic positions and disciplines. To be eligible for membership, candidates must have completed university studies. Applicants working on their dissertation or postdoctoral (habilitation) thesis are given preference. For doctoral theses, comments and/or references of the supervisor should be enclosed with the application. The IAS
· STS will not provide a formal supervision of doctoral theses. Scientists not intending to write a doctoral or postdoctoral (habilitation) thesis also have the possibility of applying for membership as a Research Fellow at the IAS
· STS for research purposes. This applies in particular to those who have already acquired these qualifications. In this case, special emphasis will be placed on publications relevant to the subject in the appointment process. Young scientists who are not yet working on their doctoral theses but who are taking part in research projects relevant to the subject can also be appointed as Research Fellows of the IAS
· STS.
Benefits of the scholarship: The IAS-STS gives partial and full grants to Research Fellows who are not able to pay for their living expenses during their stay at the Institute. Grants amount to a maximum of EUR 940,- per month.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  The IAS-STS invites researchers to apply for a stay between 1 October 2015 and 30 June 2016 as a Research Fellow (up to nine months); or Visiting Scholar (shorter period, e.g. a month).
Number of scholarships: Five grants are available for long-term research fellows at the IAS-STS.

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