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Full Time. University College London – London, UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies, Alexander Nash Fellowship in Albanian Studies. The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £32,699- £39,523 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.  Closing Date: 16.03.2014. Interview Date: 30.04.2014

The Alexander Nash Fellow will undertake a two-year programme of research in one of the following disciplines, or at the interface of these disciplines: anthropology, cultural studies, economics, history, international relations, linguistics and literature, political science, sociology.

The Fellow will in addition develop teaching experience by contributing to SSEES programmes at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels for up to 6 hours per week over 20 weeks per academic year. As a member of the Centre for South-East European Studies, the Fellow will contribute to seminar and conference programmes, as well as to the broad research agenda of the Centre. The post is funded for 2 years in the first instance from 1 September 2014 – 31 August 2016.

The successful candidate will have a doctorate in a relevant discipline (see above) and will submit a high quality research project proposal on an Albanian topic that builds on their research expertise and meets the aims of the Alexander Nash Fellowship. Preference will be given to specialists in the contemporary period. Excellent interpersonal and written/oral communication skills, in additional to proficiency in the Albanian language are essential requirements. Previous experience in teaching and teamwork will be an advantage.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs/ and search on Reference Number 1397008 

Candidates are asked to also upload the following documents: a full curriculum vitae, to include a list of publications; a proposal for a two-year research project on an Albanian topic; a brief statement of how the Fellowship will contribute to the further development of Albanian Studies at SSEES; a maximum of three research outputs. For queries regarding the application procedure contact: esther.williams@ucl.ac.uk, for enquiries about the post contact: Dr Bojan Aleksov, Director of the Centre for South-East European Studies (b.aleksov@.ucl.ac.uk).