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sábado, 28 de julho de 2018

Lemann Visiting Public Policy Fellows Program at Columbia University

Lemann Visiting Public Policy Fellows Program at Columbia University

Program Summary

The Columbia University Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies (LCBS) is pleased to announce the creation of the Lemann Visiting Public Policy Fellows program, a unique opportunity for scholars and practitioners interested in spending one or two semesters at Columbia engaging in public policy-related research, attending and contributing to public programming, interacting with faculty and students, and participating in courses. The Lemann Visiting Public Policy Fellows program is open to those with diverse disciplinary backgrounds related to public policy and social impact in Brazil. Applications are welcome from practitioners with hands-on experiences in public policy through work in government institutions or non-governmental organizations, as well as PhD-holding academics at various career stages.   We especially welcome applicants who bring innovative approaches to studying and/or addressing major social challenges, such as education, public health, socioeconomic inclusion, urban development, and sustainable development.  
​​          ·        For additional details, please see the full program description
·        To apply to the fellowship please see the online application form
Program Benefits & Fellow Support
Lemann Visiting Public Policy Fellows are appointed as Associate Research Scholars. Among the benefits Fellows receive are included:
  • Opportunity to conduct research under the guidance of Columbia faculty
  • Opportunity to publicize the results of their research through on campus events
  • Receipt of a monthly salary from the LCBS, made possible through a generous gift from the Lemann Foundation. 
  • Purchase of roundtrip ticket from the Fellow´s city of residence to New York.
  • Office space at the Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS)
Application Procedures & Eligibility:
Applications consist of an online application form, a CV, and a Statement of Interest. The application deadline for the current call is Friday, September 28th, 2018, for consideration for a Fellowship position for the Spring 2019 Semester (January-May). Deadlines for future calls will be announced in the Fall of 2018.
​​Academic applicants should have completed their PhD. For applicants with relevant applied experience, a PhD or Master´s degree is desirable, but those without postgraduate degrees are eligible if they possess a minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience (e.g., in public administration and/or at a nongovernmental organization).
About the Lemann Foundation & the Lemann Fellowship Program
For more information about the Lemann Foundation's broader Lemann Fellowship Programs please visit the Foundation´s website.

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