Thursday, November 10, 2005

University of Southern California Fellowship

[APSA elisting(requires membership)] The Center for International Studies (CIS), at the University of Southern California invites applications from individuals doing innovative research in Global Governance. Specific topics might include: Comparative regionalism; Global responses to transnational terrorism; Domestic political institutions and international cooperation; Democracy, security and East Asia; Compliance and international law. The competition is open to junior scholars: those who received a Ph.D. within the last 3 years or who will have defended a dissertation by August 2006. Equivalent experience is not accepted. Applications from a variety of disciplines are encouraged. Applicants will be evaluated on the bases of academic achievements and promise, publications and previous work experience, the quality of the research proposal, and the applicant’s potential for making significant scholarly contributions. Awards will be announced in March 2006. The Center will provide a stipend, office space, USC library privileges, health insurance, $1,000 towards moving expenses, and computer support. Applicants must submit: 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a 5-7 page research proposal, 3) a list of publications (when applicable), 4) a graduate transcript, and 5) 3 (three) confidential letters of recommendation. Applications without a research proposal will not be considered. The letters of recommendation may be sent directly to the office by the referee. Applications must be in English. Application materials must be postmarked on or before January 16th, 2006 Please send applications to: ATTN: Visiting Scholar Competition Peter Rosendorff, Director Center for International Studies University of Southern California Social Sciences Building B-1 Los Angeles, CA 90089-0037 USA

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