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External Award: Buffett Institute for Postdoctoral Fellowships

December 01, 2016
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The Buffett Institute invites applications for two-year postdoctoral fellowships in the study of global, comparative, or international affairs. International applicants are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

Applications are welcome from scholars from any range of social science or interdisciplinary perspectives whose research addresses global, international, or transnational social processes, problems, governance, or conflicts.

The Buffett Institute addresses critical global issues through collaborative research, public dialogue, and engaged scholarship.

Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue the postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded for the study of global, comparative, or international affairs.

Scholarship Award: The salary is $55,000. In addition, fellows are eligible for $5,000 per year to fund research and conference travel, and up to $2,000 in reimbursement for allowable relocation expenses in the first year. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position.

Eligibility: Applicants must have received their PhD between January 2, 2015, and August 31, 2017.

Application Deadline: January 3, 2017. 

For more information, please refer to: http://buffett.northwestern.edu/funding-grants/buffett-postdocs.html.

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