Opportunities at the Roma in European Societies Initiative: Senior Program Manager, Post-Doctoral Fellowships and Junior Visiting Researchers

In partnership with the Central European University, Open Society Foundations' Roma Initiatives Office and VELUX FOUNDATIONS, the Roma Education Fund is happy to announce that applications have opened for several new and exciting opportunities in Budapest at the Roma in European Societies initiative. 

Senior Program Manager

The Central European University Roma Access Programs (RAPs) is seeking applications for the position of Senior Program Manager to work closely with the Chair of Romani Studies and the rest of the RAPs team to develop and implement all the internal programming at RAPs, including implementation of Roma Graduate Preparation Program (RGPP) and Roma in European Societies activities. This a full time position based at CEU in Budapest, Hungary. The Chair of Romani Studies will supervise the Senior Program Manager.

Application deadline:  Mar 1, 2017

One-year Post-doctoral Research Fellowships in Romani Studies

Central European University (CEU) invites applications for two Postdoctoral Fellows in Romani Studies as part of the Roma in European Societies (RES) initiative. The fellowships are for one year. CEU’s Roma in European Societies is a collaborative initiative supporting efforts to improve the situation of Roma in all sectors at the local, national, and regional levels through teaching, course development and research, leadership development, and community outreach. RES is funded by the Velux Foundations, Roma Education Fund and the OSF Roma Initiatives Office. The Postdoctoral Fellows will pursue research in the area of social studies. The research is expected to be published and represent a significant contribution to the knowledge production on Roma. Preferably, the fellows will be based at CEU RES premises in Budapest. In case a selected applicant does not wish to relocate to Budapest, he/she will need external supervision from a qualified scholar in their field of research, affiliated with a university or research center. The fellow will need to submit a written agreement from a scholar regarding the supervision of its work as part of the application package.

Application deadline:  Mar 7, 2017 

Two Junior Visiting Researchers in Romani Studies 2017

Central European University (CEU) invites applications for two Junior Visiting Researchers in Romani Studies as part of the Roma in European Societies (RES) initiative. The positions are for one year. The two Junior Researchers will work closely with CEU Chair of Romani Studies. CEU’s Roma in European Societies is a collaborative initiative supporting efforts to improve the situation of Roma in all sectors at the local, national, and regional levels through teaching, course development, research, leadership development, and community outreach. RES is funded by the Velux Foundations, Roma Education Fund and the OSF Roma Initiatives Office. The Junior Visiting Researchers will be contribute to RES activities by carrying out their own research projects. Other activities might include organizing seminars, conferences, debates and other events or tasks assigned by the Chair of Romani Studies. The Junior Visiting Researchers will be based at the RES office in Budapest, Hungary.

Application deadline:  Mar 7, 2017