The Paris Institute for Advanced Study welcomes applications from high
level international scholars and scientists in the fields of the
humanities, the social sciences and related fields for periods of five
or nine months, during the academic year 2018-2019.
The Paris IAS will host around twenty guest researchers, allowing them
to work freely on the project of their choice. The researchers will
benefit from the scientific environment of the Institute and have the
opportunity to create contacts with researchers in the academic
institutions of Greater Paris.
The non-thematic bottom-up program is entirely based on free individual
At least 3/4 of the IAS fellows (15 to 20) will be selected in the
framework of this blue-sky program, for which the excellence of the
researcher and his/her project is the essential criterion.
The Paris IAS provides its fellows with housing and a monthly
remuneration (or complement of remuneration). It also pays for their
round-trip ticket to Paris.
CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY
Researchers from all countries are eligible. Applicants who have spent
more than a total of 12 months in France during the 3 years prior to the
application are not eligible.
This call for applications is open to:
1) Senior university professors or researchers holding a position in a
university or research institution and having a minimum of 10 years of
full time research experience after their PhD (at the time of the
2) Junior scholars having the status of postdoctoral researcher or
holding a position in a university or research institution, and having a
minimum of 2 and maximum of 9 years of research experience after the PhD
(at the time of the application).
The institute is bilingual. Knowledge of English is required. The
applicants are also expected to understand French, as scientific and
social activities are held in French and English.
Applicants may request residencies for one of the following periods:
1) September 1st, 2018 to January 31st, 2019 (5 months)
2) October 1st, 2018 to June 30th, 2019 (9 months)
3) February 1st to June 30th, 2019 (5 months)
Caroline zum Kolk
IEA Paris, 17 quai d'Anjou, 75004 Paris, Frankreich
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