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Post-Doctoral Fellowship

International and Comparative Politics

Applications for 2020-21 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, broadly defined. Fellows offer two courses during the academic year and receive a stipend of $50,000.

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

How to Apply

Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a 3-5 page research project description, a one-page sketch of proposed courses, one or more writing samples, and three letters of recommendation 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, 2020. Direct questions 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.