Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship 2016, USA

Publish Date: Feb 08, 2016

Deadline: Mar 15, 2016

Applications are invited for a 10-month, non-teaching postdoctoral fellowship at Georgetown University beginning Fall 2016. The postdoctoral fellow will be affiliated with the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (CERES) and play an active role, including participation in a series of workshop seminars, in the Center’s research project on “Russian Futures” that will analyze alternative scenarios for Russia’s future development. This Carnegie Corporation of New York-funded project is co-directed by Dr. Angela Stent, CERES Director and Dr. Andrew Kuchins, Senior Fellow at the Walsh School of Foreign Service. CERES will publish a report resulting from the project in 2017.

Non-tenured recipients of a PhD between 2011 and 2016 trained in political science, international relations, Russian studies and/or a related field are eligible to apply. Advanced graduate students with a Ph.D. in hand at the beginning of the fellowship will also be considered.

The position offers an annual salary of $50,000 with benefits and office space.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter addressing research areas and interest in contemporary Russian studies, CV, writing sample  and two (2) letters of recommendation to the following email:

Faxed or mailed applications will not be accepted. Questions regarding the online application system and the postdoctoral position should be directed to Christina Watts at

The deadline for applications is March 15, 2016. The successful applicant will be notified by mid-April 2016.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

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