Henry Chauncey Jr. Postdoctoral Fellowships on the Study of Statecraft and Grand Strategy

The Chauncey Postdoctoral Fellowships are up to three positions funded by the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy for one year renewable for one additional year. We seek to attract outstanding junior scholars from around the globe whose work addresses questions of statecraft and grand strategy, broadly defined, and demonstrates excellence in one of a range of academic disciplines and methodologies. Postdoctoral fellows must have completed their PhD degree to begin the fellowship. They are expected to use their time at Yale to conduct original research and prepare manuscripts for publication. Fellows will work with an active academic community of postdoctoral and predoctoral fellows, as well as Yale faculty in history, political science, and other disciplines. Postdoctoral fellows may teach small seminars if desired. They participate regularly in research colloquia on campus and are granted opportunities to present their work. Postdoctoral fellows are expected to remain in residence through the duration of their fellowship and contribute to the intellectual life of the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy and to International Security Studies by participating in their activities and development. Offices are located on Yale’s campus.

Salary: $55,000 plus $5,000 for research expenses.


Recent Ph.D. in relevant field. Ph.D. must be in hand by September 1, 2019.

Application Instructions

A complete application consists of:

  • CV
  • A 100-word research proposal abstract.
  • A 1000-word research proposal.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Two writing samples, e.g. dissertation chapters or journal articles.
Date de candidature
1 an, renouvelable
Humanités : Histoire
Sciences sociales : Gestion et administration publique, Relations internationales, Science politique