Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Clements Center for National Security at the University of Texas at Austin seeks applications from recent PhD recipients for its Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

Consistent with the Clements Center’s mission areas of history, strategy, and statecraft, applicants from all disciplines whose research bears directly on foreign and defense policy, intelligence, or international security are welcome to apply.  Howeover,strong preference will be given to applicants with a doctorate in history or whose research has a strong historical component (ancient or modern). Successful applicants will be able to spend the substantial portion of their time working on their own research and writing projects, while taking advantage of the many academic resources available at the University of Texas-Austin. Additionally, Fellows will be required to play an active role in the Clements Center’s programs and activities; any specific responsibilities will be by mutual agreement between the Fellow and the Clements Center leadership. Fellows accepted to the program will be offered a competitive stipend, full use of UT facilities, and office space at the Clements Center. In some cases Fellows will be welcome to teach a course at the University of Texas. Each appointment is for one year, and in exceptional cases may be considered for renewal for a second year.

Application Instructions: 

  • Please complete the online application by clicking the "Apply Now" button below
  • Graduate school transcripts and three letters of recommendation must be sent directly from your university and your recommenders to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - OR - through a dossier service such as Interfolio, Vitae, or elsewhere. 

**Note that applicants are required to have received their doctorate by August 14, 2018, the date the postdoctoral fellowship will commence. 

Applications for the 2018-2019 academic year are due Friday, February 2, 2018 by midnight EST.

If you have any questions, please contact Program Manager Alex Foggett (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). 

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