Join the oiip as an Ernst Mach Fellow

Join the oiip as an Ernst Mach Fellow

The Austrian Institute for International Affairs (oiip) invites early career scholars with an excellent track record in the fields of international relations, security studies, and/or political science who wish to conduct a research project in Vienna to apply for an Ernst Mach Grant – worldwide The grant is provided by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research and targets young scholars (up to 35 years old) with a competitive profile from around the world. The grant with a duration of up to 9 months covers a small stipend and living costs.

The oiip supports the application process and acts as host institution for incoming fellows. We provide an institutional affiliation, office space, access to our infrastructure, as well as involvement in a lively academic and policy community. Fellows will be expected to contribute to the output of the institute in the form of academic publications, policy papers, as well as academic and public events (conferences, workshops, and panel discussions).

We encourage researchers with projects broadly within the scope of our thematic areas: International Security; Autocratization and the State; European Neighbourhood Policy; Political Conflict, Violence and Extremism; Gender and Security; EU Border Politics; Transnationalism and Migration; or Global Politics of Innovation to apply for fellow status with oiip.

We are also interested in projects that are in line with the institutes research areas and have a regional focus on, Southeast Europe, Middle East, Russia, China and or Southeast Asia.

Interested researchers are kindly invited to send an academic CV and a short project outline (1 page max.) to before Dec. 23rd, 2020. Decisions on oiip support for applications will be made before Jan 8th, 2021. Deadline for the final applications is February 1st, 2021.