Pre and Post-Doctoral Positions

Center for Foreign Policy and Peace Research, Ihsan Dogramaci Peace Foundation, Ankara
  • Location
    Ankara, Turkey
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
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  • Posted
    Nov 01

Position description

The Center for Foreign Policy and Peace Research (CFPPR) located at Bilkent University seeks applications from ABD and recent PhD recipients for its Pre and Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

The main purpose of the CFPPR ( is to help develop agendas and promote policies that contribute to the understanding of peace, security, and development. The Center also aims to provide a platform for homegrown conceptualizations of international relations and foreign policy research. Applicants from all disciplines whose research bears directly on International Relations are welcome to apply, but strong preference will be given to applicants whose research ties in most closely with the Center’s aims. 

Fellows will be able to spend a substantial portion of their time working on their own research and writing projects, while taking advantage of the many academic resources available at Bilkent University. Additionally, Fellows will be required to play an active role in the Center’s programs and activities, including regular seminars and workshops, and the production of the Center’s journal All Azimuth. Fellows accepted to the program will be offered a competitive stipend, full use of Bilkent facilities, and office space at the Center. The fellows will also be expected to apply for research grants on behalf of the Center in coordination with the affiliated faculty. Therefore, experience in project writing for grants is an asset. In some cases fellows may be given the opportunity to teach a course at Bilkent University. Each appointment is for one year, with consideration for renewal for a second year.  

Application instructions

Applicants should send a CV, cover letter, research proposal, and names of two references to Dr. Ersel Aydinli at [email protected] and [email protected]. Please indicate the position you are applying for (pre or post-doctoral fellowship). Deadline for applications is November 30th, 2017.  Expected starting date for the positions is January 2018. 

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