Tailored opportunities: Visiting post-Doc fellowship in Global Transformations

What?

The Bavarian School of Public Policy (BSPP) at the Technical University of Munich /
TUM School of Governance (TUM GOV) invites applications for a Visiting Post-Doc
Fellowship in Global Transformations for the 2018-2019 academic year. This
fellowship is motivated by the observation that we live in an age of dramatic
environmental, political, social, and technological transformations, which raise many
important governance challenges. Some transformations will be gradual, others quite
disruptive, and many will have a global reach. Some of these transformations are
causing public policy problems, others are the source of potential solutions.

Who?

This fellowship aims to enable outstanding scholars at any-post-doctoral stage of their
career to focus on researching political and/or policy-relevant aspects of such major
transformations. We especially welcome research proposals focused on the interaction
of politics and technological change and with a potential for collaboration with our
faculty members. BSPP/TUM GOV invites applications from candidates from any
relevant discipline, including political science, public policy/administration, history,
economics, business/management studies, sociology, cognitive psychology,
philosophy, communications, computational science, environmental studies, law and
engineering

When?

Deadline for application is Wednesday, February 28, 2018:

How?

To apply, please send the following materials to fellowship@hfp.tum.de before the
end of the day (CET) on Wednesday, February 28, 2018:

  • Cover letter explaining the motivation for the application
  • Current curriculum vitae (with a maximum of 10 pages, including a list of major
    publications
  • A research proposal of no more than 3,000 words. Where applicable, this should
    include plans for collaborations with members of the host institution,
    BSPP/TUM-GO
  •  A short teaching proposal
  • A journal article length writing sample

For more details on this opportunity, please visit this link.

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