Opportunities

Competition for Japan Scholars

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is seeking Japanese Scholars for the Wilson Center Japan Scholar Program. Successful applicants will spend up to one year in residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center, in the heart of Washington, D.C., where they will carry out advanced, policy-oriented research and writing designed to bridge the gap between the academic and policy communities. The length of the Japan Scholar’s appointment will be determined according to his or her own needs and the Wilson Center’s available resources. The minimum period of residence for the Japan Scholar program is three months.

Fulbright-Kennan Institute Research Scholarships

Fulbright-Kennan Institute Research Scholarships are available to scholars from Russia and Ukraine to conduct research for six months in the fields of the humanities and social sciences. Preference is given to applicants whose research informs discussion of key public policy issues, enhances development of scholarship in the former Soviet Union, and fosters communication between the world of scholarship and the world of public affairs.

Galina Starovoitova Fellowship on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution

Kennan Institute is pleased to announce the 2015 competition for the Galina Starovoitova Fellowship on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution.

George F. Kennan Fellowship

The George F. Kennan Fellowships were established in 2015 with the goal of supporting experts from diverse, policy-oriented sectors such as media, business, local government, law, civil society, and academia to examine important political, social, economic, cultural, and historical issues in Russia, Ukraine, and the region. Among the aims of the new fellowships are to build bridges between traditional academia and the policy world, as well as to maintain and increase collaboration among researchers from Russia, Ukraine, and the U.S. The fellowships are funded by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York.

WC-15-11T Program Assistant (Maternal Health Initiative)

The Maternal Health Initiative at the Wilson Center is currently seeking a Program Assistant to assist the Senior Program Associate of MHI, working closely with the Writer/Editor for Environmental Change and Security Program and MHI, with responsibility for a range of administrative duties. Since 2009, the Maternal Health Initiative (MHI) explores many critical and neglected maternal health issues. MHI brings together scholars, policymakers, the media, and practitioners through events, research, publications, multimedia content (audio and video), and blog, New Security Beat.

WC-15-07T Development Specialist (Gift Processing & Database Management)

The Wilson Center is seeking a Development Specialist to assist with raising much-needed private funding that the Center requires in order to operate. The Wilson Center, chartered by Congress as the official memorial to President Woodrow Wilson, is the nation's key non-partisan policy forum for tackling global issues through independent research and open dialogue to inform actionable ideas for Congress, the Administration and the broader policy community. Located in the Development Office, this position will serve as the main point of contact for matters related to Raiser's Edge and primarily be responsible for monitoring and reconciling all revenues and expenses in relation to the annual budget for all development campaigns using donor management databases.