Research grants in narratology at Tartu

Postdoctoral Research Grants at the University of Tartu
Institute of Cultural Research at the University of Tartu (Estonia) welcomes expression of interest in postdoctoral positions affiliated to the research project on narrative scenarios (2017-2020, PI Professor Grishakova).  Postdoctoral research grants are offered through the highly competitive Mobilitas Plus program (Estonian Research Council (ETAG) and the European Regional Development Fund). See

Applicants are expected to work on an individual project related to the study of narrative in cultural, literary, film studies, digital humanities or other fields in close cooperation with the leader and the participants of the ETAG project. They are expected to have a doctoral degree by the time of signing the grant agreement, and the degree must be awarded not earlier than January 2013.

The annual grant amount is 40.000 EUR.  This includes the salary of the postdoctoral fellow and research expenses. In addition, postdoctoral researchers will receive a one-time taxable relocation allowance of 5.500 EUR (for a two year project).  The project will be co-funded by the Institute of Cultural Research.

See more on the requirements for the applicant and the process of application here:
The application deadline is January 31, 2018 at 5.00 p.m.  Please send your short CV and an outline of the proposed research (1-2 pages) to Prof. Grishakova before January 5, 2018, if you’re planning to apply. Email:

— Prof. Dr. Marina Grishakova

Institute of Cultural Research University of Tartu Estonian Research Portal Academia Europaea Theoretical Schools and Circles in the Twentieth-Century Humanities