JOB TITLE AND ORGANISATION
Wilson Center Fellowship, Wilson Center
Washington, D.C., USA
Saturday, October 1, 2022
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$90,000 for a nine-month fellowship
Fixed Term, Fellowship
Through an international competition, the Center offers 9-month residential fellowships. The Wilson Center invites scholars, practitioners, journalists and public intellectuals to take part in its flagship international Fellowship Program. Fellows conduct research and write in their areas of interest, while interacting with policymakers in Washington and Wilson Center staff and other scholars in residence.
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Role and Responsibilities
The Center accepts policy-relevant, non-advocacy fellowship proposals that address key challenges confronting the United States and the world. Priority will be given to proposals which align with the programmatic work of the Center and can result in work that reaches a broad audience. Within this framework, the Wilson Center supports projects that intersect with contemporary policy issues and provide the historical and/or cultural context for some of today’s significant public policy debates.
While in residence, Fellows will be affiliated with regional and/or topical programs working on issues that complement the Fellows’ projects. Program and project directors often collaborate with scholars in producing policy reports, op-eds, and other short written products and in designing seminars, conferences, and/or meetings related to scholars’ research.
Experience, Skills and Qualifications
Citizens or permanent residents from any country (applicants from countries outside the United States must hold a valid passport and be able to obtain a J-1 visa even if they are currently in the United States). (Read more information on visas.) Please contact the Center if you have any questions about your eligibility to obtain a J1 visa.
Citizens or permanent residents from any country (applicants from countries outside the United States must hold a valid passport and be able to obtain a J-1 visa even if they are currently in the United States).
Academic candidates must be at the post-doctoral level and have published a book or monograph beyond the Ph.D. dissertation.
Practitioners or policymakers with an equivalent level of professional achievement
English proficiency as the Center is designed to encourage the exchange of ideas among its fellows
Applicants working on a degree (even if the degree is to be awarded prior to the proposed fellowship year)
Proposals of a partisan or advocacy nature
Primary research in the natural sciences
Projects that create musical composition or dance
Projects in the visual arts
Projects that are the rewriting of doctoral dissertations
The editing of texts, papers, or documents
The preparation of textbooks, anthologies, translations, and memoirs
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