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  • Florian Bieber
    LSE/OSI/FCO Chevening Non- degree Faculty Fellowship Programme The London School of Economics and Political Science with the funding from the Open Society
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      LSE/OSI/FCO Chevening Non- degree Faculty Fellowship Programme


      The London School of Economics and Political Science with  the funding from the Open Society Institute (OSI) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO),  invites applications for the Junior Fellowships. Applicants will normally be expected to be both nationals of and resident in  one of  the following countries: Albania, Bosnia- Hercegovina, Croatia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and FR Yugoslavia (Republic of Serbia, Republic of Montenegro and Kosovo province at present under UN administration).


      Applicants should have outstanding academic qualifications and fluent English. They should at present hold a teaching position at a University in one of the above countries. Each Junior Fellowship provides study visits of three months to the London School of Economics, a stipend to cover living costs (for one person only), and return air travel from the Fellow�s home country. On completion of the Fellowships, faculty are expected to return to their home country. 

      Further information is available from:
      Mladenka Tesic
      Tel: 00 44 20 7955 6419
      e-mail: m.tesic@...
      <http://www.lse.ac.uk/Depts/global>

      Application forms are available from the Open Society Institute local offices or The British Council Office


       LSE/OSI/FCO Chevening Faculty Fellowship Programme
      Visiting Junior Fellowships 2002- 2003

      General Information for Applicants

      1.        The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), with the funding from the Open Society Institute (OSI) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), offers up to ten individual grants for 3- month study visits at the London School of Economics and Political Science for junior level faculty from Albania, Bosnia- Hercegovina, Croatia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and FR Yugoslavia (Republic of Serbia, Republic of Montenegro and Kosovo province at present under UN administration).

      2.        Awards are for academic staff employed by the universities and higher educational institutions in the aforementioned countries specialising in social sciences. They are intended to enable   prospective candidates to upgrade their teaching and research skills, teaching methods and curricula.

      3.        Prospective candidates:
      a.        are nationals of and normally resident in one of the aforementioned countries at the time of applying for the award
      b.        have held a teaching position at a university or higher educational institution in the country of residence for more than 2 years
      c.        have a PhD or have submitted a PhD thesis
      d.        are not older than 45 at the time of applying for junior fellowship

      4.        Each award will provide a stipend for living expenses sufficient for a single Fellow, return economy airfare and book allowance. The costs of health insurance will also be covered by the grant. On completion of the fellowships, faculty are expected to return to their home country.

      5.        Junior fellows who manage to develop collaborative research and/or teaching activities with their LSE counterparts will be eligible for the renewal of the grant.

      6.        Every application must comprise:

      a)        four completed copies of the Application Forms
      b)        an outline of proposed course syllabi and research proposal
      c)        applicant�s CV
      d)        2 reference letters sent directly to the LSE/OSI/FCO Administrator at the address below


      Completed application forms should be submitted by registered post or e-mailed to reach the LSE at the address below

      LSE/OSI/FCO Administrative Officer
      Centre for the Study of Global Governance
      Room M210
      London School of Economics
      Houghton Street London WC2A 2AE
      United Kingdom
      e-mail: m.tesic@...


      Short- listed candidates will be required to attend an interview shortly afterwards in one of the countries included in the fellowships scheme. The costs of travel for an interview will be covered by the grant awarding body.




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