Stanford University: Hoover Institution - Hoover Fellows (History, International Relations, Political Science, National Security, and Public Policy)

A path for early-career scholars

The Hoover Institution at Stanford University seeks outstanding scholars for appointments at the rank of Hoover Fellow. The term of the appointment is five years and may be renewed. The position is located at the Hoover Institution, Stanford, CA.

The academic activities of the Hoover Institution generally fall into the areas of Economic Policy, Politics and Governance, and National Security. Candidates' work should fit into at least one of these categories. A candidate must have or expect to complete a PhD or equivalent degree in a relevant field, including history, international relations, political science, national security, and public policy.

Hoover Fellows are expected to achieve a considerable publication record and scholarly impact through the pursuit of topics that also have implications for public policy.

Hoover Fellows are expected to contribute to the intellectual life of the Hoover Institution. There will be no teaching or formal administrative responsibilities during the appointment. Salary and benefits are highly competitive.

To apply, please submit:

Successful applicants will have a proven record of and potential for scholarly excellence. Applicants must have completed a PhD or equivalent degree by September 1, 2020.

Completed applications must be submitted online at academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14175 by October 15, 2019. Please direct questions to Anita Young ([email protected]).

The Hoover Institution is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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last updated 15-Sep-2019