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The 2020-21 Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Fellow
Johns Hopkins University
Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, DC
The Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Fellowship enables an outstanding scholar to conduct research on important issues related to the United States, Europe and World Order at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, D.C.
During the academic year 2020-2021 the School intends to award 1 Academic Year Fellowship for a nine (9) month period from September 2020 to May 2021.
The Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Fellow is integrated into research, training, and outreach activities of the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Professor at the School. During the academic year 2020-2021 research and related activities will focus on Europe’s role in global order. The Fellow will join a team of post-doctoral fellows who will focus on this subject during a regular series of high-level seminars, peer review sessions, and opportunities for direct engagement with senior foreign policy practitioners and leading scholars of statecraft and world order. Each Fellow is expected to complete a research paper during the period of residence according to the terms of the assignment entered into with the Foundation.
Applicants for Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Fellowships must have a doctorate or be at the post-doctorate level, have demonstrated research capacity, be fluent in English, and be eligible for a J-1 visa. Preference will be given to those who are no more than 6 years beyond completing their dissertation, although others are also eligible.
Strong preference will be given to qualified and competitive candidates from Austrian institutions, although the Fellowship is open to candidates of other nationalities as well.
The Fellow will enter into a research assignment with the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation and will receive a monthly stipend of up to $5,000; an office with computer; Internet access and voicemail; access to Johns Hopkins University libraries and other facilities. The Fellow is expected to take care of his/her travel, accommodation, health care coverage and living expenses.
Each applicant should submit the following (in English):
1. A letter supporting the application.
2. A 3 to 5 page double-spaced statement that proposes a research project, including its relevance to the research interests as outlined above.
3. A curriculum vitae.
4. Two sealed letters of recommendation attesting to the applicant’s professional competence.
The applicant is responsible for collecting all materials and submitting them as one packet before March 30, 2020 to:
Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Fellowship
Attn: Jason Moyer
Foreign Policy Institute
School for Advanced International Studies
Johns Hopkins University
1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, 8th floor
Washington, DC 20036
Materials may be sent by mail to the above address or by email to
The Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Fellows are selected by the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Professor and the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation. Applicants will be notified by May 15, 2020.
The 2020-2021 academic year Fellowship begins on September 1, 2020.
This call is active yet will only be judged final upon finalization of a renewed partnership agreement between the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation and Johns Hopkins SAIS.
For further information, write to