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Post-Doctoral Fellowship


The Skalny Center, in partnership with the Department of Political Science, offers a post-doctoral fellowship in international and Central European politics.

Applications for 2018–19 are welcome in any area of international or comparative politics, but preference will be given to applicants whose work focuses on Central and Eastern Europe. Fellows will teach two courses during the academic year and receive a stipend of $42,000.

Applicants without a PhD should describe their plans for completing the degree by the time the fellowship commences.


Applicants should submit the following:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three- to five-page research project description
  • One-page sketch of proposed courses
  • One or more writing samples
  • Three letters of recommendation

All of the materials should be submitted to:

Fellowship in International and Central European Politics
Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies
University of Rochester
Harkness Hall 101
Rochester, New York 14627-0147

Applications must be postmarked by January 5, 2018.

Questions can be directed to Dr. Bozena Sobolewska at or (585) 275-9898.

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to principles of diversity, and actively encourages applications from members of groups underrepresented in higher education.