The TAPIR Fellowship is open to postdoc candidates who do research on international relations and/or international peace and security.
Application date: 1 February 2018.
THE TRANSATLANTIC POST-DOC FELLOWSHIP FOR INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND SECURITY (TAPIR)
- Center for Security Studies (CSS), Zurich
- Chatham House, London
- Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA), Helsinki
- German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), Washington, D.C., Berlin, Paris
- Institut français des relations internationales (IFRI), Paris
- Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies (IFS), Oslo
- RAND Corporation (RAND), Washington, D.C.
- SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations (SAIS), Washington, D.C.
- United States Institute of Peace (USIP), Washington, D.C.
- German Institute for International and Security Affairs/Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Berlin.
- a monthly stipend of Euro 1,800
- a monthly allowance for health insurance of Euro 200.
- and a one-time travel allowance of Euro 3,500 for travel to and from the host institutions.
CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE FOR TAPIR
To be eligible for the Transatlantic Post-Doc Fellowship, candidates must have successfully defended their Ph.D. by the start of the program (October 1, 2018). Candidates must have a strong interest in working in a policy-oriented international environment and must demonstrate their ability to do so by excellence in academic work on relevant international issues.
- A 2500 word (maximum) research statement (excluding footnotes) that outlines a proposal for a project that would offer policy relevant insights into a key international policy question using a clear analytical framework. The statement should also touch on the relationship with the candidate’s past academic work (research proposal). This does not have to be limited to transatlantic issues.
- A letter of motivation, maximum 1 page/400 words.
- A concise Curriculum Vitae with a list of principal publications (max. four pages in total). Please state your citizenship if you are U.S., Canadian or European citizen OR details about your residency there (see above).
- Two letters of recommendation (attached to your application or separately sent by your referees).
The program is funded by the participating institutes.