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Open Society University Network Academy Fellowships 2024/2025

Application Deadline:  15 May 2024

In a joint initiative with the Open Society University Network, The Academy is looking to host two fellows for a short-term, four-month fellowship from October 2024 to January 2025. The fellowship offers candidates at the early to mid-stage of their career the opportunity to spend four months at Chatham House working with a research programme and developing their leadership skills and thematic knowledge.

Selection criteria

The successful candidate will:

  • Be affiliated with an Open Society University Network (OSUN) institution;
  • Have experience conducting independent research and hold an undergraduate or postgraduate level qualification or have equivalent professional training or experience in a relevant area;
  • Have the relevant background experience, including experience in the field of the proposed research, as demonstrated through a CV;
  • Have proven leadership experience or potential;
  • Show commitment to the Chatham House mission, goals and values and to identifying evidence-based solutions to some of the world’s most pressing international challenges;
  • Be able to communicate how the fellowship will enable them to create positive impact, in line with the Chatham House mission and overarching purpose of Academy Fellowships as outlined above;
  • Show motivation to undertake the fellowship, meet all fellowship deliverables, and take full advantage of the networks, events and opportunities offered at Chatham House; and
  • Demonstrate proficiency in spoken English.

Benefits

Academy Fellows receive a monthly stipend of £2,365 for London living costs, including accommodation, utilities, food, transport, and other basic expenses.

In addition, the Academy will cover reasonable costs related to:

  • Relocation (Flights, train, etc. to/from the UK, three nights of accommodation, visas, extra cases/boxes, etc.)
  • Payment of the UK’s Immigration Healthcare Surcharge which allows access to the UK National Health Service (Note: you may be required to pay for dental and optical treatments and medicines prescribed by a doctor)
  • Research, outreach, and dissemination costs (fieldwork, travel, conferences, publication, roundtables, events, etc.)

Additionally, Fellows attend the Academy Leadership Programme through which they access:

  • Workshops, seminars, and events
  • Media training
  • Career coaching
  • Writing support
  • Networking opportunities, including with Chatham House staff, the Academy’s faculty and alumni
  • Chatham House membership upon completion of the fellowship

Contract: 4 months.

Location: Hybrid (Office/Home), minimum 2 days in the office per week, plus expected attendance at leadership programme sessions.

Closing Date: 11 am BST, Wednesday 15 May 2024. You will be notified of the status of your application within 4 weeks of the role closing.

More Info: Open Society University Network Academy Fellowships

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