ISA James N. Rosenau Postdoctoral Fellowship For Citizens of All Countries 2017

ISA James N. Rosenau Postdoctoral Fellowship For Citizens of All Countries 2017

ISA invites applications from junior scholars for the James N. Rosenau Postdoctoral Fellowship. The competition is open to scholars in the social sciences and humanities who have received their Ph.D. within the past two years, that is, between July 1, 2015 and July 1, 2017. ISA encourages applications from women, minorities, and citizens of all countries.

The ISA provides modern educational and research environments that will enable students and researchers to face current challenges and to focus on knowledge as a principle driving force for development.

The International Studies Association (ISA) has been the premier organization for connecting scholars and practitioners in fields of international studies since 1959. The International Studies Association, in order to promote international understanding, and provide opportunities for communications among educators, researchers, and practitioners in order to continually share intellectual interests and meet the challenges of a changing global environment.

Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing Postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in the field of social sciences and humanities.

Scholarship Award: The 12-month stipend is $50,000 and it does not have an in-residence requirement. The successful applicant will spend 3/4th time (30 hours per week) pursuing their research project, and 1/4th time (10 hours per week) conducting research (remotely) on behalf of ISA. The ISA Executive Director will supervise the Fellow.

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for this fellowship:

The competition is open to scholars in the social sciences and humanities who have received their Ph.D. within the past two years, that is, between July 1, 2015, and July 1, 2017.

Nationality: ISA encourages applications from women, minorities, and citizens of all countries.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

How to Apply: All application materials must be submitted electronically to postdoc-at-isanet.org on or before November 1, 2016.

The following materials are required for a completed application:

  • A cover letter that includes the applicant’s academic field, research topic and relevance to International Studies
  • A five-page (double-spaced, one-inch margins) research proposal, not to exceed 1500 words, including reference.
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • Evidence of final degree (e.g., official graduate transcript with degree conferral date, notarized photocopy of degree, official letter from Registrar’s office attesting to issuance of final degree)
  • Official graduate transcript or the equivalent (Official graduate transcripts should be scanned and emailed to postdoc-at-isanet.org)
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation (one of which must be written by the dissertation committee chair, the primary dissertation advisor, the academic advisor or the equivalent. The dissertation chair/advisor’s recommendation letter should verify that the applicant will have completed all degree requirements no later than July 1, 2017.).

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is November 1, 2016.

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