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Korea Pacific Program Postdoc Fellow

Position overview

Position title: Postdoc Fellow
Salary range: Approximately $6000 monthly

Application Window

Open date: April 28th, 2022

Next review date: Wednesday, Jun 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Jun 15, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Korea-Pacific Program is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Graduate School of Global Policy and Strategy at UCSD, funded with generous support from the Korea Foundation.

The Fellow would be in residence in San Diego for approximately six months, with a start date between September 19, 2022, and December 31, 2022 (at a time to be negotiated). The purpose of the fellowship is to work on a research project with the prospect of publication, either in the form of a book or articles, and to interact with the faculty and students at the Graduate School. The Fellow will receive a stipend of approximately $6,000 per month while in residence, and UC San Diego will reimburse travel expenses up to $2,000.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Recent Ph.D. recipients, or will receive a Ph.D. by the start of the postdoctoral program. We welcome applications from untenured Professors who can take leave from their home institution during the visit.

Preferred qualifications

Applicant holds or will hold a PhD focused in in political science (including international relations and comparative politics), economics, or business studies

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Please specify desired visiting dates.

  • Statement of Objectives - Statement of the objectives to be achieved while in residence and expected output (2-4 pages).

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Job location

San Diego, CA