Suna Kıraç Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship 2021

The Koç University AKMED will sponsor full-time post-doctoral researchers for 6 or 9 months beginning from June 1, 2021. There is no residence requirement in Antalya. Candidates are required to submit a project in the fields of history, archaeology, art history and cultural heritage focusing on the geography of Anatolia, Eastern Thrace or Cyprus, or they may also  choose one of these topics: “Civic Festivals in Anatolia under the Roman Empire” and “Civic Philanthropy in Anatolia during the Hellenistic and Roman Imperial Periods”. Furthermore, candidates are expected to contribute to AKMED’s academic activities (exhibition, conference, workshop, symposium) and publications.

In addition to the monthly stipend, the researcher will be provided with support for meals and private health insurance. Candidates should have obtained a Ph.D. degree in the above-mentioned fields during the last five years and not more than 45 years old. It is the responsibility of the candidates working in any institution to obtain permission from their institutions. Candidates who satisfy the above conditions must apply directly to AKMED by March 31, 2021.

The application documents are as follows:

  • A letter of application, including contact information and the duration of the fellowship requested (6 or 9 months) and the title of project proposed
  • Curriculum vitae, including lists of publications and projects in which the candidate has taken part
  • A proposal (maximum 1,000 words) stating the aim, method and work plan as well as a bibliography related to the project
  • Two reference letters
  • Application documents must be sent electronically to akmedburs@ku.edu.tr by March 31, 2021. Applications sent later than this date will not be taken into consideration.

If you have any question regarding the application process, please contact our Administrative Affairs and Scholarship Supervisor Mrs. Ozge Yanardag Kocyigit (oyanardag@ku.edu.tr )