This residential fellowship is based at Georgetown University and requires that fellows reside in Washington DC, Maryland, or Northern Virginia by their date of hire. Fellows will be hosted by the Asian Studies Program in Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. This program will begin on August 29, 2022 and end on February 28, 2023 for a total of 6 months. Recipients of this fellowship will conduct research and engage policy makers, US media, NGOs, and think tanks in the US. Recipients will initiate the topic of their interest related to Hong Kong and China and submit a research paper for publication at the end of their programs. Georgetown University will provide support to the fellows with arranging interviews, panel discussions, and other networking opportunities. The fellows will also be expected to interact with Georgetown University students and faculty and contribute to activities and programs hosted by Georgetown University.
Fellows will receive a US$24,000 stipend. The recipient will be responsible for flights, food, lodging, visa, and travel expenses during the duration of this program. Fellows will be supervised by the Director of the Asian Studies Program. As needed, Georgetown University will assist the Visiting Fellow with the Exchange Visitor visa application process. As part of the visa process, the Visiting Fellow will be required to take an online English proficiency assessment. The Visiting Fellow will be required to maintain adequate medical insurance for the duration of the program. The Visiting Fellow may bear some financial cost for medical insurance.
A university degree in journalism, international relations, political science, public policy, or other appropriate field is required; an advanced degree at the masters or doctoral level is preferred. Demonstrable expertise in the political, economic, and social affairs of China or Hong Kong is required. In addition to academic credentials, applicants must be Hong Kong citizens with 10 years of working experience in Hong Kong media outlets.
Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
How To Apply?
Applicants must apply via the application form, submitting a cover letter, a full curriculum vitae (CV) complete with a list of publications (if any), and a statement of research to be conducted during the fellowship. Application materials must be submitted by Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 5:00 pm US Eastern Time.
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