The Netherlands Institute for the Near East

Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten  -  Institut néerlandais du Proche-Orient

NINO Student Research Assistant

Teams consisting of a senior researcher and a student (BA or MA) working together on an ongoing project may seek funding from NINO. The Research Assistantship benefits both parties.

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Two times per year one BA or MA student at a university in the Netherlands is appointed as part-time assistant to a senior researcher employed at a Dutch university. Working on a joint project, the student gains experience and acquires new skills, while the researcher receives support for an on-going project. The Research Assistantship is for one day per week and has a maximum duration of nine months.

Candidates are recruited through an open call for applications, two times per year. Student and researcher submit a joint application; one student assistant will be funded at each call. Unsuccessful applications may be re-submitted at a next call.

NINO Student Research Assistant

Call opens April 2019 October 2019
Deadline for application 15 May 2019 15 November 2019
Award June 2019 December 2019
Start of SRA September/October 2019 February 2020

 

Conditions and regulations

Student and researcher prepare a joint application; it is the student’s responsibility to submit the application correctly and timely.

The student must be enrolled at a Dutch university during the course of the assistantship, at BA or MA level.

The supervisor must be employed at a Dutch university.

The joint project can last for a maximum of nine months (shorter periods are also eligible).

The project must fall within the scope of interest of NINO’s activities: Ancient Near Eastern studies and (closely) related fields.

Successful candidates will be asked to write a brief report or blogpost about their research project for the NINO website and/or newsletter.

Full regulations to be announced.

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Create one combined pdf file consisting of the following documents, in this order:

1. Research proposal outlining the nature of the action and its relevance to both student and supervisor (max. 1,000 words);
2. Time table detailing the work and its outcomes (1 page);
3. Student: Motivation letter (1 page);
4. Supervisor: Signed statement of commitment.

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