DAAD Post-Doctoral Fellows (2020-2021)

Requisition #: A-72567-2

Status: Full Time

Type: Fellowship

School: Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

Department/Program: Foreign Policy Institute

Location City: Washington

Location State: DC

Location Zip Code: 20036

Closing Date: 03/01/2020 at 11:59 PM US Eastern Time

General Description

The Paul H. Nitze School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is pleased to announce the opportunity for outstanding scholars to conduct research in Washington, D.C. on "The United States, Europe, and World Order."

During the academic year 2020-2021 six post-doctoral fellowships will be awarded for a ten (10) month period from September 1, 2020 to July 1, 2021.

DAAD Post-Doctoral Fellows are closely integrated into the SAIS academic community and will be affiliated with the SAIS Foreign Policy Institute, also working with faculty from the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs. A division of Johns Hopkins University, SAIS is a global institution that provides interdisciplinary professional education to prepare a diverse student body for internationally related positions of responsibility; to foster research, scholarship and cross-cultural exchange; and to contribute knowledge, expertise, and leadership to the global community.

The SAIS Foreign Policy Institute unites the worlds of scholarship and policy in the search for realistic answers to international issues facing the United States and the world. To this end, it organizes research initiatives and study groups, and hosts leaders from around the world as resident or non-resident fellows in fields including international policy, business, journalism, and academia.

The Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs is home to a distinguished faculty of scholars and practitioners working to address some of today's most complex global challenges. Through its innovative research, curricula, and programs, the Kissinger Center seeks to integrate historical scholarship with rigorous analysis of geostrategy and statecraft.

The Fellowships are supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) with funds from the German Federal Foreign Office.

During the academic year 2020-2021 research and related activities will focus on "The United States, Europe, and World Order." DAAD Post-Doctoral Fellows will focus on this subject during a regular series of high-level seminars, peer review sessions, and opportunities for direct engagement with senior foreign policy practitioners and leading scholars of statecraft and world order. Each Fellow is expected to complete a research paper related to this theme during the period of residence.

Qualifications

Eligibility

Applicants for the DAAD Post-Doctoral Fellowships at SAIS must have a doctorate or be at the post-doctorate level, have demonstrated research capacity, and be fluent in English. U.S. citizens are welcome to apply. Non-US citizens should ideally be EU citizens currently affiliated with a German university or research institution, and be eligible for a J-1 visa. Preference will be given to those who are no more than 6 years beyond completing their dissertation, although others are also eligible. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged.

Stipend

Each Post-Doctoral Fellow will receive a monthly stipend of up to $4,500, minus U.S. taxes; office space with computer; internet access; access to Johns Hopkins University libraries and other facilities. Each Fellow is expected to take care of his/her accommodation and living expenses. A basic health care package is available for all Post-Doctoral Fellows. For non-US citizens one economy class roundtrip airfare will be provided.

Application Instructions

Application Procedure

Each applicant should submit the following (in English):

  1. A statement of interest outlining why you are applying and what you hope to get out of this fellowship.
  2. A 3-5 page double-spaced research statement that proposes a research project, including its relevance to the theme "The United States, Europe and World Order."
  3. A curriculum vitae.

The applicant is responsible for collecting all materials and submitting them before 23:59 on March 1, 2020 using Interfolio.

Applicants will be notified of their acceptance by March 15, 2020.

The 2020-2021 Post-Doctoral Fellowship begins on September 1, 2020 and concludes on July 1, 2021. For further information, write to Jason C. Moyer at transatlantic@jhu.edu or call +1-202-663-5882.

To apply for this position, visit: apply.interfolio.com/72567

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