Centre of Theology, Philosophy and Media Theory Junior Scholars Fellowship in Czech Republic

Posted: May 29, 2017 in Apr-Jun Deadline, Czech Republic, Europe, Fellowship, PhD, Post Doc
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Centre of Theology, Philosophy and Media Theory is delighted to offer Junior Scholars Fellowship for 2017-2018 academic year. Students from the Czech Republic are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

This program aims to be an original contribution towards building a new platform of dialogue between postmodern culture and theological thinking and its focus is on the exploration, analysis and critique of culturally and theologically relevant turns such as the return of the religious, the theological turn in continental philosophy, the media turn, etc.

Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue postdoctoral and doctoral research programme.

Study Subject: The Junior Research Fellowship aims to foster research at the intersection of contemporary theology, philosophy and media theory. Particularly, we offer a research position within the framework of our research program “Christianity after Christendom: Paradoxes of “Theological Turns” in Contemporary Culture”.

Scholarship Award: Appointed candidate will receive 25 500 CZK (aprox. 1000 EUR, gross) per month to cover accommodation, living expenses, travel and any incidental costs related to their stay in Prague. The centre will provide the fellow with standard equipped office space, access to the internet (the administrative staff of the centre also offers assistance with finding suitable accommodation and all administration due to relocation). The fellow will take on academic roles within the centre and its activities.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in the Czech Republic

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Candidate must currently pursue a doctoral degree or have recently obtained a PhD (not later than 2012) in theology, philosophy, media theory, or in any related discipline in the humanities
  • Candidate must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Candidate must not be older than 35 

Nationality: Students from the Czech Republic are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Candidate must currently pursue a doctoral degree or have recently obtained a PhD (not later than 2012) in theology, philosophy, media theory, or in any related discipline in the humanities.

English Language Requirements: Candidate must be proficient in written and spoken English.

Postdoctoral Scholarships

How to Apply: Candidates are invited to submit an application composed of:

i) A concise research proposal (max. 8000 characters) containing:

  • Research question addressed within the “Christianity after Christendom” project.
  • Research goals and expected results
  • Work and time plan

ii) A complete CV, including a list of publications and the summary of dissertation

iii) One letter of recommendation by a scholar familiar with the applicant’s academic work.

Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is June 15, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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